August 21, 2013

Ameren Unveils Smart Grid Research Center At U Of I

A new testing center unveiled Wednesday at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will give businesses the chance to test out smart grid technologies like household appliances, electric cars, and transformers.


Bradley Manning
(Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA /Landov)
August 21, 2013

Bradley Manning Sentenced to 35 Years In Prison

Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, who was responsible for the largest leak of classified information in U.S. history, was sentenced by a military judge to 35 years in prison Wednesday.


August 21, 2013

Police Not Seeking Suspects In Pontiac Motel Deaths

Investigators aren't releasing details about the deaths of two people who were found along with a badly injured person inside a Pontiac motel room. But they aren't looking for any suspects.


Hosni Mubarak
August 21, 2013

Release Mubarak, Egyptian Court Orders

An Egyptian court has ordered that former President Hosni Mubarak be released from custody while he awaits a retrial on charges related to the killing of protesters during the 2011 protests that led to the toppling of his government, NPR's Peter Kenyon reports from Cairo.


Edith Lee-Payne
(Rowland Scherman)
August 21, 2013

At 1963 March, A Face In The Crowd Became A Poster Child

For the month of August, Morning Edition and The Race Card Project are looking back at a seminal moment in civil rights history: the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, where the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his iconic "I Have A Dream Speech" on Aug. 28, 1963. Approximately 250,000 people descended on the nation's capital from all over the country for the mass demonstration.


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