Mark Memmott

Mark Memmott is one of the hosts of NPR's "The Two-Way" news blog.

"The Two-Way," which Memmott helped to launched when he came to NPR in 2009, focuses on breaking news, analysis, and the most compelling stories being reported by NPR News and other news media.

Before joining NPR, Memmott worked for nearly 25 years as a reporter and editor at USA Today. He focused on a range of coverage from politics, foreign affairs, economics, and the media. He's reported from places across the Unites States and the world, including half a dozen trips to Afghanistan in 2002-2003.

During his time at USA Today, Memmott, helped launch and lead three USAToday.com news blogs: "On Deadline," "The Oval" and "On Politics," the site's 2008 presidential campaign blog.

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7:06am

Tue January 14, 2014
The Two-Way

'Absolutely Crazy': Man Killed In Movie Theater For Texting?

Originally published on Tue January 14, 2014 11:37 am

Did an argument over texting in a darkened theater escalate?
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The early reports about what happened Monday afternoon inside a movie theater near Tampa are certainly disturbing:

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5:51am

Tue January 14, 2014
The Two-Way

Congress Poised To Pass $1.1 Trillion Spending Bill

Originally published on Tue January 14, 2014 6:24 am

Jonathan Ernst Reuters/Landov

The House is expected to vote Wednesday on a $1.1 trillion spending bill that would fund the federal government into October and bring to an end, for now at least, the bitter partisan battles that have led to one government shutdown and threatened to push the U.S. into defaulting on its bills.

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5:12am

Tue January 14, 2014
The Two-Way

Egyptians Go To Polls With Opposition Largely Silenced

A woman casts her ballot Tuesday at a polling station in Nasr City, Cairo.
Amru Salahuddien Xinhua/Landov
  • On 'Morning Edition': NPR's Leila Fadel talks with Renee Montagne about the voting in Egypt

As Egyptians begin voting on a new constitution, the opposition to the huge role that nation's military plays in life there has been pushed to the side, NPR's Leila Fadel reported Tuesday from Cairo.

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12:35pm

Mon January 13, 2014
The Two-Way

Chomp! Fish Snatches Bird In Flight: VIDEO

Originally published on Mon January 13, 2014 12:56 pm

My what big teeth you have. An African tigerfish.
Smithsonian Channel

9:59am

Mon January 13, 2014
The Two-Way

New Problem For Christie: Audit Of Sandy-Related Spending

Originally published on Tue January 14, 2014 11:01 am

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, center, in one of the "Stronger Than The Storm" ads aimed at bringing tourists back to his state after Hurricane Sandy.
StrongerThanTheStorm YouTube channel

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