"The biggest critics of my books are people who never read them."
—Jackie Collins best selling author
- Native American Tribes Win Child Welfare Case In South Dakota Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:46:04 -0400
- A federal court ruled Tuesday in summary judgment that the state of South Dakota has routinely violated federal law by taking Native American children from their families and tribes.
- Iranian Nuclear Talks Continue Past Deadline Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:46:04 -0400
- Six world powers and Iran will extend their deadline by a day to form a preliminary nuclear agreement.
- Students From Troubled For-Profit Colleges Refuse To Pay Back Loans Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:46:04 -0400
- A group of students met with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Tuesday to send a message: They won't pay back the loans they incurred attending troubled for-profit colleges.
- Indiana Governor Reaffirms Support For Criticized Religious Freedom Law Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:46:04 -0400
- Indiana Gov. Mike Pence addressed the continuing controversy surrounding his state's religious freedom law Tuesday.
- Supporters Work To Reclaim Legacy Of Penn State Coach Joe Paterno Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:46:04 -0400
- A campaign is underway to repair former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno's legacy after a child sex abuse scandal involving former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky tarnished his image.
- U.S. Announces Target To Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:44:06 -0400
- The White House proposal will be submitted at the next big climate meeting in Paris this December. It marks the beginning of a worldwide plan for countries to combat climate change.
- Media Mischief On April Fools' Day Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:01:00 -0400
- When news organizations make fun of the news, it can be funny — or not.
- Tweeners Trust Peers More Than Adults When Judging Risks Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:35:00 -0400
- We all tend to adjust our opinions based on what other people think. But young teenagers pay far more attention to other teens than they do to adults, a study finds. That explains a lot, doesn't it?
- Dozens Of Countries Join China-Backed Bank Opposed By Washington Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:26:00 -0400
- Some of Washington's closest allies have signed on to a new Asian development bank. The U.S. opposes the bank in part because it presents a challenge to American influence in the Asia region.
- Obama Releases Frozen Military Aid To Egypt Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:15:00 -0400
- Delivery of the F-16s, Harpoon missiles and M1A1 Abrams tank kits was suspended in 2013 after a military-backed coup. The White House cited national security as the reason for its decision today.
- What The 2016 Hopefuls Are Saying About Indiana's 'Religious Freedom' Law Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:10:00 -0400
- "This is simply allowing people of faith space to be able to express their beliefs," said Jeb Bush. Hillary Clinton tweeted: "Sad this new Indiana law can happen in America today."
- The Revival Of Lamb Ham: A Colonial Tradition Renewed Tue, 31 Mar 2015 14:52:00 -0400
- British colonialists brought lamb ham to America, where a sugar-cured, smoked variety became popular. Easier-to-cure pork ham eventually took its place, but now two Virginians are bringing it back.
- Hackers Teach Computers To Tell Healthy And Sick Brain Cells Apart Tue, 31 Mar 2015 14:36:00 -0400
- Scientists are still better than computers at assessing a neuron's health by looking at its shape. But an effort that includes an international series of hackathons could help speed the process.
- Trevor Noah, Jon Stewart's Replacement, Goes From Hero To Villain In 24 Hours Tue, 31 Mar 2015 14:18:00 -0400
- Soon after it was announced that Noah will host The Daily Show, it emerged that some of his tweets mocked women and Jews — tweets that critics have called sexist and anti-Semitic.
- Alabama Judge Says Raising Money To Be Elected Is 'Tawdry' Tue, 31 Mar 2015 13:15:00 -0400
- Mixing judges with campaign contributions can lead to conflicts of interest. Fresh Air talks to retired Judge Sue Bell Cobb and the Center for American Progress' Billy Corriher.