Some on the left side of the political spectrum are unhappy with aspects of New York State’s new budget.
Inspired by a piece in The New York Times this weekend, "Last Bohemian Turns Out the Lights", we're starting the show today with an artist's census. What's your neighborhood like for you? What do you do to support your art, and what do you need to get more support?
David Letterman announced he'll retire from the Late Show sometime next year.
The Senate Intelligence Committee has voted to release the massive report detailing Bush-era interrogation techniques. The White House still has to approve it, though -
A long report on Bush-era interrogation techniques may soon become public.
Three of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them.
Solving Sleep Problems (First) | The Secret World of Bodega Cats (Starts at 26:35) | Bette Midler (Starts at 45:55)
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What's so bad about being overly involved?
In the wake of the "Bridgegate" scandal, the governors of NY and NJ have suggested restructuring the Port Authority that oversees big regional infrastructure projects.
With April 15th approaching,
Reportedly, more parents chose to have their children sit out the state ELA exams this week than did last year. If your kids took the exam, did you consciously "opt in"? If you opted out, how would you like to see schools held to account for preparing their students to do college level work after graduation?
There's been a major wave of migration from Puerto Rico since 2006, and the island is dealing with high levels of crime and unemployment.