"The book you don't read cant help."
- Toronto Mayor: 'I Do Not Use Crack Cocaine' Fri, 24 May 2013 18:57:00 -0400
- Rob Ford responded to a video that surfaced last week that The Toronto Star says appears to show him smoking the drug.
- Obama's Terrorism Fight Is Colored Gray, Not Black And White Fri, 24 May 2013 18:39:00 -0400
- If President Obama's newly recalibrated counterterrorism strategy demonstrates anything, it is his penchant for nuance.
- 'Four Little Girls' Awarded Congressional Gold Medal Fri, 24 May 2013 17:13:00 -0400
- They were just little girls when they were killed in what came to be known as the 16th Street Baptist Church Bombing. And now Addie Mae Collins, Denise McNair, Carole Robertson, and Cynthia Wesley have been awarded the Congressional Gold Medal, nearly 50 years after the attack in Birmingham, Ala.
- Ex-Guatemalan President Extradited To U.S. Fri, 24 May 2013 15:23:00 -0400
- Alfonso Portillo was taken from a hospital bed in Guatemala City and flown to New York to face charges of laundering $70 million through U.S. banks.
- Heart Failure Treatment Improves, But Death Rate Remains High Fri, 24 May 2013 15:21:00 -0400
- Treatments with drugs and implanted devices have made it much less likely that people with heart failure will die suddenly. But this chronic disease is still a common killer, researchers say.
- Tornado Safe Rooms In Schools A Popular, But Costly Idea Fri, 24 May 2013 18:00:00 -0400
- In the aftermath of the destruction in Moore, Okla., residents throughout Tornado Alley want storm shelters installed in schools. Some schools in the region already have them, but funding to build new ones is hard to come by.
- History Makes Hiring Household Help A Complex Choice Fri, 24 May 2013 17:26:00 -0400
- Many black women in the U.S. have or know someone who has done domestic work. With an expanding black middle class, some find themselves conflicted: To hire help or not?
- Battered Jersey Shore Pins Recovery Hopes On Summer Season Fri, 24 May 2013 16:00:00 -0400
- Seven months after Hurricane Sandy slammed into the Jersey Shore, Asbury Park is still waiting for insurance and federal aid money. In the meantime, it borrowed $10 million to repair the waterfront in time for the critical Memorial Day weekend.
- Moore, Okla., Homes Lacked Improvements After 1999 Tornadoes Fri, 24 May 2013 15:00:00 -0400
- Melissa Block talks with Timothy Marshall, a civil engineer and meteorologist who has been tracking tornado damage in Moore, Okla., over the past 15 years.
- New York City Hopes Bikesharing Will Make Streets Safer Fri, 24 May 2013 15:00:00 -0400
- Citi Bike, the country's largest urban bike-sharing system, will soon be rolling in New York City after almost a year of delays. The idea has worked elsewhere, including Paris, Washington, D.C., and Montreal. But critics wonder if it's safe to add tens of thousands of new cyclists to the crowded streets of New York.
- Housing Market Recovers Though Economy Lags Behind Fri, 24 May 2013 15:00:00 -0400
- Robert Siegel talks with Adam Davidson from Planet Money team about this week's cluster of positive data on the health of the U.S. housing market. Davidson says the strength of the housing sector is now irrefutable, even though a broader economic recovery is still years away.
- Obama: Sexual Assault Has No Place In The Military Fri, 24 May 2013 15:00:00 -0400
- President Obama delivered the commencement address at Annapolis on Friday, challenging the U.S. Naval Academy graduates to help redefine national defense in the 21st century.
- Thousands Of Insurance Adjusters Descend On Moore, Okla. Fri, 24 May 2013 15:00:00 -0400
- In Oklahoma on Friday, state emergency officials said Monday's tornado destroyed 1,150 homes. An unknown number of structures were damaged. The state has registered more than 1,800 insurance adjusters.
- New Jersey Shore Is Ready For Visitors, Gov. Christie Says Fri, 24 May 2013 13:22:00 -0400
- Hurricane Sandy devastated the state's coast last fall. But along 80 percent of New Jersey's shore this summer, "you won't notice any difference," says Gov. Chris Christie. He wants tourists to know that.
- Tracking Killer Tornadoes Fri, 24 May 2013 13:00:00 -0400
- A series of tornadoes struck the central United States this week, including a powerful storm in Oklahoma that killed at least 24 people. Marshall Shepherd, the president of the American Meteorological Society, describes the ingredients of major tornadoes, and how they are predicted.