"The book is here to stay. What we're doing is symbolic of the peaceful coexistence of the book and the computer."
—Vartan Gregorian President, NY Public Library
- Unrest In Ferguson May Speed Up Decline Of Real Estate Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:48:00 -0400
- Many in the city are worried about its future, and there's speculation there will be a "mass migration" should violence erupt again. But some residents remain committed to the city.
- When Reassuring Isn't: The Rush To Test Cruise Passenger For Ebola Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:47:00 -0400
- Galveston, Texas, officials meant well when they tested a passenger while she was still at sea. But some say airlifting a blood sample in a Coast Guard helicopter was needlessly alarming.
- One Lawyer's Fight For Young Blacks And 'Just Mercy' Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:00:00 -0400
- When police pulled a gun on Bryan Stevenson as he was sitting quietly in his car in Atlanta, he knew he had to effect change. His memoir describes his attempts, including freeing men on death row.
- Eye Phone? Your Next Eye Exam Might Be Done With Your Phone Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:46:00 -0400
- Doctors need to look at the eyes to diagnose disease, but the machines they use are big and expensive. An iPhone or tablet may do as well, scientists say, bringing eye care to the underserved.
- Indiana Officials Say Man Has Led Them To Multiple Bodies Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:37:00 -0400
- Suspect Darren Vann confessed to one murder, with which he has been charged, and subsequently led police to six other corpses in northwestern Indiana, authorities say.
- In The Big Easy, Food Vendors Create A Little Honduras Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:53:00 -0400
- Thanks to a quirk of history, New Orleans has long had a Honduran population, but it exploded post-Katrina. Nearly a decade later, Hondurans have created a vibrant, if underground, culinary community.
- Hong Kong Leader Blames 'External Forces' For Joining Protests Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:21:00 -0400
- Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying, who student activists have demanded step down, says "different countries in different parts of the world" are helping stoke unrest in the Chinese territory.
- Latest Developments In The Ebola Story Mon, 20 Oct 2014 08:14:00 -0400
- The family of the first patient to be diagnosed in the U.S. with the deadly disease ends a 21-day observation period with no symptoms. Meanwhile, the WHO declared Nigeria Ebola-free.
- N.H. Senate Race Becomes Focal Point For Both Parties Mon, 20 Oct 2014 04:23:00 -0400
- Incumbent Democrat Sen. Jeanne Shaheen had maintained a lead over the Republican field throughout the year in the swing state. But Republican Scott Brown, former Massachusetts senator, has closed the gap since his nomination in September.
- Turf Shifts In Culture Wars As Support For Gay Marriage Rises Mon, 20 Oct 2014 04:23:00 -0400
- Campaigning against gay marriage used to help Republicans win elections — but now GOP candidates in tight races are backing away from mentioning social issues on the stump.
- The Look Of Power: How Women Have Dressed For Success Mon, 20 Oct 2014 04:23:00 -0400
- Just as women were entering the corporate workplace in big numbers, the shapeless power suit emerged. Over time, the "power look" changed. How do women project power in the modern office?
- U.S. Airdrops Weapons, Ammo, Medical Supplies To Kurds In Kobani Mon, 20 Oct 2014 02:38:00 -0400
- In an effort assist Kurdish forces in the Syrian border town, the U.S. military said Sunday the dropped supplies were meant to help resistance to Islamic State efforts to control Kobani.
- Why Did The Mountain Lion Cross The Freeway? To Breed Sun, 19 Oct 2014 18:26:00 -0400
- The 101 Freeway slices right through the wilderness in and around Los Angeles, separating local mountain lion populations. To mate and avoid inbreeding, the animals must risk the dangerous crossing.
- The Boston Herald's Missed 'Cartoongate' Lessons Sun, 19 Oct 2014 17:24:00 -0400
- The newspaper's heartfelt column about a political cartoon that was widely criticized as racist raises a question: Did editors learn the right lessons from the uproar?
- Tennessee Holds Parents Accountable For Children Born Addicted Sun, 19 Oct 2014 17:22:00 -0400
- NPR's Arun Rath talks to Tennessee obstetrician Jessica Young about a recent law that allows police to arrest mothers who give birth to a child testing positive for drugs.