KWIT http://kwit.org en The Reasons Why Israel's Military Is In Such A Tough Fight http://kwit.org/post/reasons-why-israels-military-such-tough-fight Ever since its sweeping victory in the Six-Day War of 1967, Israel has been regarded as the dominant military power in the Middle East. Sat, 26 Jul 2014 02:52:00 +0000 Greg Myre 49068 at http://kwit.org The Reasons Why Israel's Military Is In Such A Tough Fight Video: Haboob, A Huge Dust Storm, Hits Phoenix Area http://kwit.org/post/video-haboob-huge-dust-storm-hits-phoenix-area A dust storm reported to be more than 3,000 feet high hit Phoenix Friday, limiting visibility and threatening to reshape landscapes and leave a coating of grit in its wake. Striking photos show a wall of dust pushing its way across neighborhoods and streets in the Phoenix metro region in the Valley.<p>The storm is commonly referred to as a haboob, from the Arabic word for an intense summer dust storm. Sat, 26 Jul 2014 01:22:00 +0000 Bill Chappell 49067 at http://kwit.org 12-Hour Cease-Fire Begins In Gaza http://kwit.org/post/israel-and-hamas-reportedly-agree-12-hour-truce <em><strong>Updated 3:03 a.m.</strong></em><p>A humanitarian cease-fire went into effect on Saturday, a plan agreed to hours earlier by Hamas and Israeli leaders. The truce would allow Palestinian civilians to get food and aid where it's needed, and would last for 12 hours, officials say.<p>The Associated Press reported that the Israeli military warned that it "shall respond if terrorists choose to exploit" the lull to attack Israeli troops or civilians.<p>News of the truce came after prolonged U.S. Sat, 26 Jul 2014 00:08:00 +0000 Bill Chappell 49066 at http://kwit.org 12-Hour Cease-Fire Begins In Gaza Not My Job: We Ask A San Francisco Drag Queen About Queens, N.Y. http://kwit.org/post/not-my-job-we-ask-san-francisco-drag-queen-about-queens-ny Behind all the nerd billionaires and trendy restaurants in today's San Francisco, there is another city, where the most interesting people aren't wearing hoodies — they're wearing spike heels, glitter catsuits and fantastic hair.<p>We've invited Peaches Christ, Queen of San Francisco Drag Queens, to play a game called "Fuggedaboutit!" Three questions for a drag queen about Queens — that borough of New York City destined to be the next hipster capital now that Brooklyn is old news. <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 23:07:00 +0000 editor 49065 at http://kwit.org Not My Job: We Ask A San Francisco Drag Queen About Queens, N.Y. Good News http://kwit.org/post/good-news <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Good+News&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA4NjQ0NDk1MDEzMjMxODc4NjkyZGE3Mw004)"/></div><p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 23:01:00 +0000 editor 49075 at http://kwit.org Panel Round One http://kwit.org/post/panel-round-one-48 <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Panel+Round+One&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA4NjQ0NDk1MDEzMjMxODc4NjkyZGE3Mw004)"/></div><p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 23:01:00 +0000 editor 49074 at http://kwit.org Bluff The Listener http://kwit.org/post/bluff-listener-101 <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Bluff+The+Listener&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA4NjQ0NDk1MDEzMjMxODc4NjkyZGE3Mw004)"/></div><p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 23:01:00 +0000 editor 49073 at http://kwit.org Panel Round Two http://kwit.org/post/panel-round-two-99 <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Panel+Round+Two&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA4NjQ0NDk1MDEzMjMxODc4NjkyZGE3Mw004)"/></div><p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 23:01:00 +0000 editor 49072 at http://kwit.org Limericks http://kwit.org/post/limericks-99 <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Limericks&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDEwNzk4NjQwMDEzNTkxNDE0MTg3ZGYxMA004)"/></div><p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 23:01:00 +0000 editor 49071 at http://kwit.org Lightning Fill In The Blank http://kwit.org/post/lightning-fill-blank-102 <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Lightning+Fill+In+The+Blank&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDEwNzk4NjQwMDEzNTkxNDE0MTg3ZGYxMA004)"/></div><p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 23:01:00 +0000 editor 49070 at http://kwit.org