Morning Edition http://wshu.org en Police Trace Heavy-Breathing Emergency Caller http://wshu.org/post/police-trace-heavy-breathing-emergency-caller Transcript <p>DAVID GREENE, HOST: <p>Good morning. I'm David Greene. Police near London received a troubling emergency call. All the dispatcher could hear was heavy breathing. Cops rushed out to investigate and found the caller running through a yard. It was a dog with a wireless phone in its mouth. The Belgian Malinois named Layton must've tooth-dialed 999 - Britain's version of 911 - after snatching the phone from its owner. The owner told the Daily Mirror: He's downright naughty but I would never swap him. You're listening to MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.<p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:55:00 +0000 editor 15899 at http://wshu.org Sad Panda In China Gets Her Own Play Area http://wshu.org/post/sad-panda-china-gets-her-own-play-area Transcript <p>KELLY MCEVERS, HOST: <p>Good morning. I'm Kelly McEvers, with news of a sad panda in China. Si Jia got depressed after her only companion moved to another zoo. She's now a happy panda. The zoo where she lives built her a mini-amusement park. And now the staff at the Yunnan Safari Park in Southwest China has given her a plasma TV, where she can watch other pandas at play. Si Jia was one of three giant pandas rescued after the 2008 Sichuan earthquake.<p>It's MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.<p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:36:00 +0000 editor 15896 at http://wshu.org Tank Movement Increases Tensions In Eastern Ukraine http://wshu.org/post/latest-eastern-ukraine Transcript <p>DAVID GREENE, HOST: <p>Tensions remain very high this morning in Eastern Ukraine, where pro-Russia demonstrators stormed the city hall in the city of Donetsk. And there are now reports this morning of several Ukrainian armored personnel carriers on the move in some cities flying Russian flags. To try and sort out what's going on, we have NPR's Ari Shapiro on the line. He is in the Eastern Ukrainian city of Kramatorsk. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:14:00 +0000 Ari Shapiro 15897 at http://wshu.org NBA's Regular Season Ends Wednesday, NHL Playoffs Begin http://wshu.org/post/nbas-regular-season-ends-wednesday-nhl-playoffs-begin Transcript <p>DAVID GREENE, HOST: <p>It is time for sports now. March Madness is over. The Masters Golf Tournament is over. But there's absolutely no time at all for sports fans to catch their collective breath, not with the National Hockey League playoffs starting tonight and the NBA playoffs starting this weekend.<p>NPR's Tom Goldman is here to set the proverbial table for us. Tom, good morning.<p>TOM GOLDMAN, BYLINE: Good morning, David.<p>GREENE: Let's start with hockey. I know you're as excited as I am about the NHL playoffs. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:08:00 +0000 editor 15891 at http://wshu.org NYPD To Disband Controversial Unit That Spied On Muslims http://wshu.org/post/nypd-disband-controversial-unit-spied-muslims The Demographics Unit was trying to root out terrorist threats, but never produced a usable lead. Kelly McEvers talks to journalist Matt Apuzzo, who won a Pulitzer Prize for his reporting on the unit. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:08:00 +0000 editor 15892 at http://wshu.org