"We know where most of the creativity, the innovation, the stuff that drives productivity lies--in the minds of those closest to the work. It's been there in front of our noses all along while we've been running around chasing robots and reading books on how to become Japanese--or at least manage like them."
—John F. Welch
- Snowden Reveal Makes Israeli Spies' Protest An American Issue Sun, 21 Sep 2014 16:44:00 -0400
- Forty-three veterans of Unit 8200, Israel's secretive surveillance organization, say they were directed to spy indiscriminately on Palestinians. Were they using intelligence gathered by the NSA?
- Man Caught At White House Is An Army Veteran Sun, 21 Sep 2014 15:12:00 -0400
- Omar J. Gonzales, the 42-year-old man who the Secret Service says ran onto the White House grounds and entered a door Friday night, is an Army veteran who served in Iraq.
- Which Catholics Offer Birth Control? Look To The Insurers Sun, 21 Sep 2014 11:10:00 -0400
- Catholic universities and hospitals argue they shouldn't have to offer contraceptive coverage, but many Catholic insurance companies have been making it available for years.
- Large Protests In Hundreds Of Cities Vent Ire Over Climate Change Sun, 21 Sep 2014 08:46:00 -0400
- The People's Climate March was timed to draw the notice of world leaders gathering for this week's U.N. Climate Summit in New York.
- She Found Love, But Still Seeks A Storybook Ending Sun, 21 Sep 2014 07:45:35 -0400
- Storycorps' Outloud series tells stories from the LGBT community. We hear about one woman in Alabama who left her husband for another woman. She was cast out of her church and lost her children.
- Lodging Like A High-End Health Club Sun, 21 Sep 2014 07:45:35 -0400
- In Norwalk, Conn., a new hotel focusing on fitness targets business travelers who want to stick to healthy routines while on the road. It's a new niche for the hospitality industry.
- Climate Marchers Try To Build Momentum For 2015 Sun, 21 Sep 2014 07:45:00 -0400
- Tens of thousands of people demanding action on climate change are expected to march in New York City, ahead of the UN Climate Summit. Joel Rose speaks with NPR's Wade Goodwyn from the protests.
- U.S. Launches Media Campaign To Counter ISIS Videos Sun, 21 Sep 2014 07:45:00 -0400
- The Islamic State is posting graphic violent images on social media to recruit fighters. NPR's Wade Goodwyn speaks with the State Department's Alberto Fernandez about the U.S.'s aggressive response.
- Adding Color To 'The Great White Way' Sun, 21 Sep 2014 07:45:00 -0400
- NPR's Michel Martin asks a panel of award-winning playwrights how diverse artists are challenging Broadway's landscape, and whether it matters.
- For This Job, You Need A Creepy Voice And A Fabulous Scream Sun, 21 Sep 2014 07:45:00 -0400
- Halloween may seem like it's a long ways away, but haunted houses around the country are already getting ready, and they are looking for aspiring actors who can make the hair on your neck stand up.
- Terminally Ill, But Constantly Hospitalized Sun, 21 Sep 2014 05:38:00 -0400
- Surveys show Americans would prefer not to die in a hospital. Yet, in New York City, the majority of people do. But the reason is not simple.
- Ravens Fans Line Up To Trade In Ray Rice Jerseys At Stadium Sat, 20 Sep 2014 13:43:00 -0400
- It reportedly took more than an hour to get through the line around the Baltimore stadium. ESPN is reporting on what it calls "a pattern of misinformation and misdirection" by the team and the NFL.
- Calif. School District Will Get Rid Of Controversial Armored Vehicle Sat, 20 Sep 2014 11:53:00 -0400
- San Diego officials had said the 18-ton MRAP would be used only as a rescue vehicle, in extreme circumstances — but that didn't satisfy the plan's critics.
- Pope Names A Moderate To Be Chicago's New Archbishop Sat, 20 Sep 2014 10:29:00 -0400
- Pope Francis has appointed Bishop Blase Cupich of Spokane, Wash., to succeed Cardinal Francis George, 77, a conservative who has spoken out on many social issues in his 17 years in the post.
- Texas Gubernatorial Candidates Go To The Border To Court Voters Sat, 20 Sep 2014 10:16:00 -0400
- Republicans have won every statewide office in Texas for 20 years, but the growing Hispanic population tends to vote Democrat, and the GOP's survival may depend on recruiting Hispanic supporters.