Sam Sanders appears in the following:
Monday, April 14, 2014
The Southwestern drought has led to higher feed prices and a tighter supply of beef, just as demand for it from countries like China is rising. But cuts of beef like back ribs won't break the bank.
Friday, March 28, 2014
The Christian charity had said earlier gay marriage was an issue about which Christians of goodwill could disagree, and hoped the policy would be understood in that way. Conservative donors objected.
Thursday, February 06, 2014
Artist Marc Ahr has been drawing the Olympics for 22 years. For him, it doesn't matter what the press narrative is, how the countries are preparing, or even who wins or loses. Asked about negative news surrounding Sochi, he says that here, "everything is impossible, but everything is possible."
Sunday, January 26, 2014
A new food safety law in California bans culinary workers from touching uncooked food with their bare hands. That means bartenders can no longer drop ice cubes or add garnishes without gloves on, and that's got some unhappy.
Sunday, January 05, 2014
While the East Coast is digging out from a major winter storm, California is praying for rain. The state just finished one of the driest years on record, and that has water managers, farmers and others worried.
Sunday, December 29, 2013
Despite news that hackers stole PIN data from the giant retailer Target during prime buying season, shoppers say they will still use their cards to ring up purchases there. Target says the PINs are encrypted, but security experts say that given time, hackers could still outwit the system.
Saturday, December 14, 2013
For the second time in a year, the factory that makes and bottles spicy Sriracha sauce is in trouble. First, the company's Southern California plants faced a shutdown after neighbors complained about a strong odor. Now, the California Department of Public Health has placed a 30-day hold on all bottles of Sriracha produced over health concerns. Fans worry it may cause a Srirachapocolypse.
Saturday, November 02, 2013
Nearly 1,000 scheduled flights and 100,000 passengers were affected at Los Angeles International Airport, where a gunman on Friday killed a TSA agent and wounded others. On Saturday afternoon, a major terminal in one of the nation's busiest airports finally reopened, FBI agents continued their investigation, and thousands of passengers tried to catch their flights.
Monday, September 09, 2013
Fans of the soap opera One Life to Live are worried their beloved show is going away for good. It left network TV last year for the Internet. A legal dispute has shut down production all together, and it might not restart.
Thursday, March 14, 2013
The online dating website Grouper helps single people find love with six-person blind dates. Why? "For a generation of people who grew up with participation trophies, rejection is a hard thing," says CEO Michael Waxman.
Monday, February 25, 2013
NPR's Sam Sanders and Mandalit del Barco were backstage in the press room during the Oscars. Here's a roundup of what they saw that you didn't see, in senior superlative form.
Sunday, July 22, 2012
President Obama visited Aurora, Colo., to meet with shooting victims and their loved ones Sunday, while a vigil was held by the community to remember the 12 killed and more than 50 wounded in Friday's movie-theater attack.
Thursday, February 09, 2012
You don't have to have big bucks to join the latest trend in philanthropy. Soup groups around the country let diners pool their money to support deserving local initiatives. In Philadelphia, one dinner raised $225 for a teacher's class project.