WSDL-FM: Renee Montagne http://wfit.org en China's Policy On Tibet 'Must Be Realistic' http://wfit.org/post/chinas-policy-tibet-must-be-realistic Transcript <p>STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: <p>We're going to hear now from a religious leader revered by Tibetan Buddhists and admired by countless others - the 14th Dalai Lama. A year ago he stepped down as the political leader of Tibet's government in exile to devote himself to spreading a spiritual message of compassion and peace. Still, he's been drawn into talking about violence since a wave of deadly protests swept through the Tibetan areas of China.<p>MORNING EDITION's Renee Montagne sat down with the Dalai Lama to talk about these events in Honolulu, Hawaii. Tue, 17 Apr 2012 08:00:00 +0000 WSDL-FM: Renee Montagne 4965 at http://wfit.org More, Better, Faster Sushi? Call In A 'Sushi Bot' http://wfit.org/post/more-better-faster-sushi-call-sushi-bot <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QPPwXRZCqew</p> Tue, 10 Apr 2012 15:32:00 +0000 WSDL-FM: Renee Montagne 4698 at http://wfit.org More, Better, Faster Sushi? Call In A 'Sushi Bot' Miami Outraged Over Guillen's Castro Comments http://wfit.org/post/marlins-manager-spark-outrage-over-castro-article Transcript <p>RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST: <p>And one of baseball's better-known characters, with a knack for testing the boundaries of free speech, has created a controversy in the very first week of the season. Ozzie Guillen, new manager of the Miami Marlins, is holding a press conference today in Miami to apologize. It's all about some comments he made about Cuba's Fidel Castro. Joining us now is NPR sports correspondent Tom Goldman. Good morning.<p>TOM GOLDMAN, BYLINE: Hi, Renee.<p>MONTAGNE: OK. Tue, 10 Apr 2012 08:00:00 +0000 WSDL-FM: Renee Montagne 4682 at http://wfit.org Syria Continues Crushing Offensive In Homs http://wfit.org/post/syria-continues-crushing-offensive-homs Transcript <p>RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST: <p>Now to a city under siege in Syria. Syrian rebels are retreating from their stronghold of Homs today. They claim the move is a tactical one. They're running out of weapons. They also said they wanted to protect the people there from more death and destruction at the hands of the Syrian military, which has been bombarding Homs for weeks. Yesterday, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Syria's president fits the definition of a war criminal. Thu, 01 Mar 2012 09:00:00 +0000 WSDL-FM: Renee Montagne 2791 at http://wfit.org Komen Issues Apology In Planned Parenthood Flap http://wfit.org/post/komen-issues-apology-planned-parenthood-flap Transcript <p>(SOUNDBITE OF MUSIC)<p>RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST: <p>NPR's Business News starts with a reversal from the Komen Foundation. The Susan G. Komen For The Cure Foundation has just announced that it will not pull its funding for Planned Parenthood after all. The breast cancer charity endured a massive backlash when it announced, earlier this week, it would no longer give Planned Parenthood money for breast cancer screening. NPR's Julie Rovner joins us to explain the turnaround. Fri, 03 Feb 2012 17:56:00 +0000 WSDL-FM: Renee Montagne 1509 at http://wfit.org