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A heron dying amidst oil on an island in Barataria Bay off Louisiana, Sunday, May 23, 2010. (AP)
A heron dying amidst oil on an island in Barataria Bay off Louisiana, Sunday, May 23, 2010. (AP)

Top Kill Slated For Wednesday

The "top kill" is now scheduled for Wednesday. That's when officials at British Petroleum say they will try to shoot mud and cement at the gushing oil well in the Gulf of Mexico, to try to cap it. But BP chief executive Tony Hayward warned his staff in an email on Friday that it might not work. With oil now coating marsh grasses and sea life, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal is threatening to "take matters into our own hands," and Interior Secretary Ken Salazar says that the government is prepared to push BP out of the way. Jeffrey Ball of the Wall Street Journal is in Lafourche parish in the town of Galiano, Louisiana.

Dr. Sunshine Recommends Sun But Dermatologists Don't

Dr. Michael Holick, a vitamin D researcher at Boston University, recommends getting 15-30 minutes of sun on your arms and legs in the middle of the day two to three times a week because most people do not get enough vitamin D. He cautions that you should not get a sunburn and you should always wear sunscreen or a hat to keep sun off the face. We speak with Dr. Holick, author of the new book "The Vitamin D Solution," and also with Dr. Darrell Rigel, past president of the American Academy of Dermatology, who disagrees with much of Dr. Holick's suggestions.

Arkansas Cop Killer Linked To Anti-government 'Patriots'

As funeral services are held today for two police officers killed last week in West Memphis, Arkansas, details are emerging about the man authorities say was involved in the gunfight. They say Jerry Ralph Kane Jr. had a history of anti-government rage, dating back to time he spent in Springfield, Ohio. We speak to Mark Potok of the Southern Poverty Law Center; Potok says Kane was also linked to the "Patriot" movement.

Education Secretary Duncan Denies He Wants To Bust Teacher Unions

Arne Duncan, in a meeting with Boston educators last week (WBUR)
Arne Duncan, in a meeting with Boston educators last week (WBUR)

Time Is Up For 24

Kiefer Sutherland as agent Jack Bauer draws his gun in a scene from Fox's "24," in this undated publicity photo. (AP)
Kiefer Sutherland as agent Jack Bauer draws his gun in a scene from Fox's "24," in this undated publicity photo. (AP)

Music From The Show

Air, "Mike Mills"
Christian McBride, "Brother Mister"
Calexico, "Crumble"
The Wee Trio, "Flint"
Radiohead, "Morning Bell"
Ahmad Jamal, "Patterns"
David Robidoux, "Truth in 24"

This program aired on May 24, 2010.

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