"Many a man wishes he were strong enough to tear a telephone book in half-especially if he has a teenage daughter."
—Guy Albert Lombardo (1902-77) Canadian-born American bandleader
- 15 Injured After Firetrucks Collide, Smash Into LA Restaurant Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:04:00 -0400
- Two vehicles from different departments were rushing to the same fire in a suburb of Los Angeles when they collided. One of them careened into the restaurant.
- Why Did Vanity Fair Give 'Belfies' A Stamp Of Approval? Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:47:57 -0400
- "Selfie" may have been the 2013 word of the year. But "belfies," or "butt selfies" are now in the spotlight. We learn more about why they earned a fitness model a spread in Vanity Fair magazine.
- 'Miserable' Doctors Prescribe A Different Career Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:46:00 -0400
- A lot of children grow up wanting to be doctors, but now some physicians are discouraging others from joining the profession. What has changed over the years?
- You've Served Your Country, Now Get To Class Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:45:38 -0400
- Government benefits enable military veterans to attend college, but accessing them is complicated. So how can veterans pay for higher education?
- Ohio's Law Against Political Lying Heads To Supreme Court Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:41:05 -0400
- Can a state law prevent political campaigns from doling out misinformation? Guest host Celeste Headlee learns more from The Plain Dealer's Sabrina Eaton.
- Do America's Deportation Policies Work? Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:39:14 -0400
- Guest Host Celeste Headlee learns more about the United States' deportation policies from Muzaffar Chishti of the Migration Policy Institute.
- Deported For An Old Crime, Jamaican Loses His American Dream Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:38:38 -0400
- Howard Dean Bailey made a good life for himself in the U.S. But then, a decades-old run-in with the law led to his deportation. Does his story show the system failing or working?
- One Man's Pee Pushes Portland To Flush 38 Million Gallons Of Water Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:24:00 -0400
- The trespasser relieved himself into one of the city's reservoirs of treated water. Officials say there's not much of a danger to public health, but they're being cautious.
- Probe: Gains Of Integration Eroded, Especially In The South Thu, 17 Apr 2014 05:31:56 -0400
- In 1954, the Supreme Court outlawed segregation. David Greene talks to ProPublica's Nikole Hannah-Jones about her story in The Atlantic. She examines the failure of school desegregation.
- When Divorce Leads To A Happily Ever After For A Small Business Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:27:00 -0400
- Most often, when married business owners divorce, both relationships sour. But that's not always the case. Some couples have figured out a way to make their companies succeed even after they've split.
- John Edwards Resumes Career As Trial Attorney Thu, 17 Apr 2014 01:55:00 -0400
- The former U.S. senator and Democratic presidential hopeful is one of three attorneys representing a boy in a medical malpractice case in North Carolina.
- Bloomberg Seeks To Alter Gun Debate With $50 Million, And Moms Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:49:00 -0400
- Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is committing more of his considerable fortune to getting gun safety laws passed. The initiative will support a grass-roots effort that seeks to enlist women.
- Justice's 'Peacemaker' Unit Focuses On Transgender Rights Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:02:00 -0400
- A unit originally created to keep the peace during the civil rights movement is training law enforcement on how to be more sensitive to transgender witnesses and crime victims.
- On Your Mark, Get Set, Grow: A Guide To Speedy Vegetables Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:54:00 -0400
- Impatient gardeners don't have to wait for summer to harvest salad fixings. A surprising variety of crops will bring homegrown produce to your table in as little as three weeks.
- Legal Moves Might Mean Fiscal Relief, And More PR Troubles, For GM Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:39:00 -0400
- General Motors is signaling its plans to ask a bankruptcy judge for protection from lawsuits related to a defective switch recall. This could further complicate its current public relations crisis.