Public Radio Tulsa http://publicradiotulsa.org en When Federal Privacy Laws Protect Hospitals Instead Of Patients http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/when-federal-privacy-laws-protect-hospitals-instead-patients <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HGqINIwOArg</p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:46:00 +0000 Charles Ornstein 63746 at http://publicradiotulsa.org When Federal Privacy Laws Protect Hospitals Instead Of Patients Ukraine's Prime Minister Quits After Allies Withdraw From Coalition http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/ukraines-prime-minister-quits-after-allies-withdraw-coalition <a href="http://www.npr.org/tags/126978660/ukraine" target="_blank">Ukraine</a>'s prime minister announced today that he is resigning after two parties said they were withdrawing from the ruling coalition.<p>"I am announcing my resignation in connect with the collapse of the coalition," Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said, adding Parliament could no longer do its work.<p><a href="http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2014/07/24/ukraine-prime-minister-resign/13091533/" target="_blank">The Associated Press adds</a>:<p><blockquote><p>"The nationalist Svoboda party and the Udar party led by f Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:42:00 +0000 Krishnadev Calamur 63744 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Globe-Trotting Virus Hides Inside People's Gut Bacteria http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/globe-trotting-virus-hides-inside-peoples-gut-bacteria <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5DTrENdWvvM</p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:32:00 +0000 Michaeleen Doucleff 63747 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Globe-Trotting Virus Hides Inside People's Gut Bacteria Inmate on the Lam in Southern Oklahoma http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/inmate-lam-southern-oklahoma <p></p><div><p></p><p></p><p>GRANITE, Okla. (AP) — Authorities are searching for an inmate who escaped from the Oklahoma State Reformatory in Granite.</p><p>The Greer County Sheriff's Office says 26-year-old Aaron Kelsey was discovered missing from the medium-security prison, which has a capacity of nearly 1,000 inmates.</p><p>No details about Kelsey's escape were immediately available Thursday morning. Kelsey was serving time on burglary and weapons-related convictions out of Bryan County. He was due for a parole hearing in July 2016.</p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:09:14 +0000 Associated Press 63743 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Inmate on the Lam in Southern Oklahoma European Court Rules Against Poland In CIA 'Black Sites' Case http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/european-court-rules-against-poland-cia-black-sites-case The European Court of Human Rights <a href="http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/sites/eng-press/pages/search.aspx?i=003-4832205-5894802">ruled today</a> that Poland broke the European human rights convention by allowing the CIA to imprison and torture two terrorism suspects in secret prisons on its soil.<p>"The Court found that Poland had cooperated in the preparation and execution of the CIA rendition, secret detention and interrogation operations on its territory and it ought to have known that by enabling the CIA to detain the applicants on its territory, it was exposing them to a serious risk of tre Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:08:00 +0000 Krishnadev Calamur 63745 at http://publicradiotulsa.org European Court Rules Against Poland In CIA 'Black Sites' Case U.S. Database Glitch Delays Passport, Visa Processing http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/us-database-glitch-delays-passport-visa-processing The U.S. State Department's global database for processing visas and passports is experiencing problems that could cause delays for millions of people around the world who are awaiting travel documents.<p>The Associated Press writes:<p><blockquote><p>"Unspecified glitches in the department's Consular Consolidated Database have resulted in "significant performance issues, including outages" in the processing of applications for passports, visas and reports of Americans born abroad since Saturday, spokeswoman Marie Harf said. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:03:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 63740 at http://publicradiotulsa.org U.S. Database Glitch Delays Passport, Visa Processing Shades Of The Middle Ages: The Plague Popped Up In China And Colorado http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/shades-middle-ages-plague-popped-china-and-colorado The plague isn't just something you read about in medieval history books.<p>This past week, five cases were reported: four in Colorado and one in China.<p>The Colorado residents <a href="http://www.cpr.org/node/115543">were diagnosed</a> after coming into contact with an infected dog.<p>According to Chinese officials, <a href="http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1557217/china-seals-entire-city-gansu-after-resident-dies-bubonic-plague">parts of a city</a> in northern China were quarantined for nine days, and 151 people were put under close observation, after a man died of the disease last We Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:47:00 +0000 Rae Ellen Bichell 63742 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Shades Of The Middle Ages: The Plague Popped Up In China And Colorado Israeli Artillery Hits U.N.-Run School In Gaza http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/israeli-artillery-hits-un-run-school-gaza A United Nations-run school sheltering civilians in Gaza has been hit by Israeli artillery, the U.N. says. More than a dozen people have been killed, according to Palestinian officials.<p>Reuters quotes Chris Gunness, a spokesman for the UN Relief and Works Agency, the main U.N. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:44:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 63741 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Israeli Artillery Hits U.N.-Run School In Gaza Montana Sen. Walsh Says PTSD May Have Played A Role In His Plagiarism http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/montana-sen-walsh-says-ptsd-may-have-played-role-his-plagiarism <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/24/us/politics/montana-senator-john-walsh-plagiarized-thesis.html?smid=tw-share&_r=0.">After <em>The New York Times</em> reported</a> that Sen. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:32:00 +0000 Eyder Peralta 63738 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Montana Sen. Walsh Says PTSD May Have Played A Role In His Plagiarism Iraq Elects Kurdish Politician To Ceremonial Post Of President http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/iraq-elects-kurdish-politician-ceremonial-post-president Kurdish politician Fouad Massoum has been elected president of Iraq by the country's parliament, another step in forming a new government after months of deadlock.<p>As Leila Fadel reports from Erbil in Iraq's northern Kurdistan region, "Massoum took his oath vowing to protect the constitution and the unity of Iraq. He made the promise as Iraq threatens to splinter into three pieces."<p>The vote for the largely ceremonial post of president was delayed for a day after the Kurdish bloc of legislators asked for more time to make their pick. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:27:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 63739 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Iraq Elects Kurdish Politician To Ceremonial Post Of President