Guy Raz http://wfae.org en With Eye On Mideast, Obama Tours Asia http://wfae.org/post/eye-mideast-obama-tours-asia Transcript <p>GUY RAZ, HOST: <p>Let's turn to another story we're following today: President Obama's visit to Asia. He's in Thailand today, the first stop on a three-country tour of Southeast Asia that will take him to Myanmar, the country also known as Burma.<p>NPR's Scott Horsley is traveling with the president and joins us now. And, Scott, the president obviously trying to shine the spotlight on Asia, but all in the midst of escalating violence in the Middle East. Sun, 18 Nov 2012 22:02:00 +0000 Guy Raz 16078 at http://wfae.org Miners Weather The Slow Burn Of Coal's Demise http://wfae.org/post/miners-weather-slow-burn-coals-demise At some point today, you will probably flip on a light switch. That simple action connects you to the oldest and most plentiful source of American electricity: coal.<p>Since the early 1880s — when Edison and Tesla pioneered the distribution of electrical power into our homes — most of that power has come from the process of burning coal.<p>Four years ago, something started to change. First it was slow, and then this past month that change became dramatic. Sat, 14 Jul 2012 21:20:00 +0000 Guy Raz & Lauren Silverman 737 at http://wfae.org Miners Weather The Slow Burn Of Coal's Demise