Boston Marathon Bombing; Personal Data and Happiness; Soprano Patricia Racette; Drought

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 A dry canal is filled with weeds on February 6, 2014 near Bakersfield, California. California is in its third straight year of unprecedented drought.

On today’s show: Boston Globe reporters Scott Helman and Jenna Russell describe covering last year’s Boston Marathon Bombing. John Havens explains how we can reclaim the data and information that corporations are collecting about us—and use it to improve our well-being. Soprano Patricia Racette talks about her role as Maddalena in the Metropolitan Opera’s production of "Andrea Chénier." And we’ll find out how the drought that’s hitting the Southwest and California is quickly becoming a problem for the entire country.