Streams

 

Around The Nation

Abortion Opponents Find Winning Strategy In Ohio

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

Outright bans haven't passed legal muster, but new requirements enacted last year have shut down four of the state's 14 abortion clinics.

Comment

All Things Considered

As States Vote In Primaries, Voter ID Laws Come Under Scrutiny

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

Voters in eight states are required to show photo IDs. Some experts say the tide is turning toward striking down ID requirements. Others say not so fast.

Comment

Most Fitness Apps Don't Use Proven Motivational Techniques

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

I downloaded the app. So why don't I feel motivated to get out there and run? Researchers say the problem is not entirely me. Many fitness apps don't use behavioral change methods that could help.

Comment

Big Ambitions And Flawed Technology Tripped Up State Exchanges

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

Massachusetts is the latest state that was gung-ho on health care overhaul to concede it had failed to make it easy for people to enroll. Oregon and Maryland also scrapped their online exchanges.

Comment

Foster Kids Can Be Torn Between Worlds On Mother's Day

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

The day is tough for foster children who feel loyal to the biological moms who aren't able to raise them. It's hard for the foster mothers, too.

Comment

Viewers Not Laughing About SNL Slavery Skit

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

A skit about slavery by Saturday Night Live's Leslie Jones outraged many of the show's black viewers. NPR television critic Eric Deggans talks about the joke and the backlash.

Comment

Advice Columnist Couldn't Reveal His Secret ... Until Now

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

Advice and etiquette columnist Steven Petrow has long helped readers navigate sticky situations, especially involving LGBT relations. But for years, he kept a troubling secret about his childhood.

Comment

Is Bitcoin Where The Smart Money Is Now?

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

There's been a lot of news about Bitcoin, including new guidance from the IRS. So is it time to get some of that digital cash? The Wall Street Journal's Michael Casey speaks with host Michel Martin.

Comment

Controversy Over Title IX Protecting Transgender Students

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

The Department of Education declared that transgender students are protected under Title IX. But there are questions about how that will work on campuses, and what the legal complications might be.

Comment

The Lost Village In New York City

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

Razed to make way for Central Park, Seneca Village was a vibrant neighborhood in 19th century Manhattan. Now researchers are looking for descendants of village residents.

Comment

Medicare Pays For Alzheimer's Screening, But Do You Want To Know?

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force says there's not enough evidence to know if routine testing for cognitive impairment in older people helps or hurts. So patients have to decide on their own.

Comment

Morning Edition

Judge Rules Mo. Man Won't Have To Serve 13-Year Prison Term

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

In 2000, Mike Anderson was convicted for his role in a robbery. Due to a clerical error, he was never told to report to prison. After 13 years, the state found its mistake.

Comment

Morning Edition

Survey Assesses How Well College Graduates Are Doing In Life

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

The Gallup poll done with Purdue University researchers measures graduates' personal and professional well-being. The idea is that the college experience plays a part in determining that outcome.

Comment

Morning Edition

Lost Dog Reunited With New Jersey Family

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

After Superstorm Sandy, the James family searched for Reckless for months. They went to the dog shelter last week to adopt a new pet, and there was Reckless in the first cage.

Comment

Morning Edition

Fiat Chrysler To Outline 5-Year Strategic Plan

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

The automaker reached most of the last targets which were set shortly after Fiat took over Chrysler in 2009. Fiat Chrysler's CEO will again answer questions about the company's long-term viability.

Comment

Morning Edition

Target CEO Out After Data Breach, Canadian Expansion Misstep

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

After 35 years with the company, Greg Steinhafel is stepping down. His career will be marred by a huge breach of customer data. The hacking scandal wasn't the only factor that led to the shakeup.

Comment

Morning Edition

Can Student Journalists Ban 'Redskins' From Their School Paper?

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

A Pennsylvania school board will decide this month whether students are allowed to ban "Redskins" from their paper. Student editors say it's a racist term and are ready to bring the case to court.

Comment

Morning Edition

Richmond, Va., Wrangling Over Future Of Historic Slave Trade Site

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

More than 300,000 African and African-American slaves were sold in Shockoe Bottom. Today, residents and city officials are debating how to preserve the area: Memorial or stadium and museum?

Comment

Morning Edition

Drought-Stricken Texas Town Turns To Toilets For Water

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

Wichita Falls may soon be one of the first cities in the nation where half the drinking water comes directly from wastewater. It will save water, but some residents find the process tough to swallow.

Comment

Morning Edition

Monterey Bay An 'Ocean Buffet Open For Business' This Spring

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

Thanks to upwelling, an influx of marine and wildlife is taking place in one of the world's largest underwater canyons in California.

Comment