Originally published on Mon September 24, 2012 3:05 pm
BuzzFeed says an email exchange between a journalist and one of Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's top aides grew quite heated and profane on Sunday — marking at least the second time in recent months that a spokesman for a major political figure used an obscenity to get across his point.
This time it was the journalist who fired off the first word we can't repeat. But the Clinton aide deploys more verbal bombs.
Parents, have you somehow missed the YouTube videos of trampoline accidents?
There's the one of the kid who knocks his front teeth out trying a trampoline-assisted slam dunk. A whole bunch that show knuckleheads jumping from roofs then bouncing every which way and hitting the ground. And then there are the videos of a big kid bouncing a small kid into oblivion.
This Wednesday is the midway point of our 2012 Fall Fund Drive, and you know what that means: WFIT's Pet Challenge!
Call in your pledge of support for your feathered, furry or scaly friend, during Sound Waves, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Tell the phone volunteer your pet's name and species, and we'll announce them on air. Plus, we're keeping tally - will it be left to the dogs or do the cat's have it? Cast your vote, and you'll be entered to win a special pet prize. Stay tuned for more...
I'm Celeste Headlee and this is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. Michel Martin is away. Coming up, many parents encourage - some say pressure - their kids to become high achievers, but what if a child just says no? David Yoo discusses his memoir, "The Choke Artist: Confessions of a Chronic Underachiever." That's just ahead.