Streams

 

Around The Nation

Jeb's Rowdy Supporters Help Him Escape The CPAC Lion's Den

Friday, February 27, 2015

The former Florida governor's supporters shouted down his hecklers at his much anticipated appearance at the Conservative Political Action Conference.

Comment

All Things Considered

Film About Campus Sexual Assault Tells Survivors: 'You Are Not Alone'

Friday, February 27, 2015

Survivors Annie Clark and Andrea Pino brought a Title IX complaint against the University of North Carolina. "This is not about UNC," Clark says. "We're not doing this to vilify our institution."

Comment

What Do Conservatives Want For 2016? We Asked

Friday, February 27, 2015

Attendees at the Conservative Political Action Conference say they want the next president to focus on bipartisanship, faith, security and lower taxes.

Comment

In The South, Way More People Are Identifying As Both Black And White

Friday, February 27, 2015

Data from the 2010 Census show that the number is rising fastest in Southern states, and among toddlers.

Comment

Parents Choose A Simple Device To Reshape A Baby's Ear

Friday, February 27, 2015

Sometimes a baby's outer ear may be a tad misshapen. Surgery can help later on, but a plastic mold makes the most of the fact that a newborn's ears are pliable. They can reshape within weeks.

Comment

All Things Considered

U.S. Biologists Keen To Explore, Help Protect Cuba's Wild Places

Friday, February 27, 2015

Birders especially know that Cuba harbors hundreds of rarely seen, little-studied species. As the island nation opens to more U.S. visitors, scientists hope "green Cuba" can survive increased tourism.

Comment

Even If Chicago 'Black Site' Story Is A Stretch, It Stirred Up Bad Memories

Friday, February 27, 2015

While The Guardian's report on an alleged Chicago police "black site" has been challenged by other media, it recalls the "bad old days" of police torture under ex-commander Jon Burge.

Comment

Morning Edition

Nation Riveted By Llamas On The Loose

Friday, February 27, 2015

Two llamas in Phoenix escaped and TV choppers went live. When they were safely lassoed, Arizona Sen. John McCain tweeted: "Glad that #LlamaDrama 2015 has been peacefully resolved!"

Comment

Morning Edition

CPAC Attendees Hear From GOP Presidential Hopefuls

Friday, February 27, 2015

The annual Conservative Political Action Conference is a draw for some 10,000 activists. Would-be GOP presidential candidates are differentiating themselves from others who may run.

Comment

Morning Edition

Task Force Proposes Fracking Rules To Colorado Governor

Friday, February 27, 2015

The group has been meeting for months to find compromise on whether local governments should be given more say when drilling is proposed near residential and urban areas.

Comment

Morning Edition

Slurpee Waves Roll Ashore On Nantucket's Coast

Friday, February 27, 2015

In Massachusetts, where it's been very cold, the waves coming ashore on the island of Nantucket are partially frozen. Photographs of the waves make it seem like a big Slurpee is about to hit land.

Comment

Morning Edition

House Not Quite Ready To 'Suck It Up' Over Homeland Security Funding

Friday, February 27, 2015

For a few days now, most Senate Republicans have come to terms with how this story would end. But the House has a new plan to fund the Department of Homeland Security for just three weeks.

Comment

Morning Edition

White House Move To Protect Nest Eggs Sparks Hopes And Fears

Friday, February 27, 2015

The Labor Department will draft new rules requiring retirement advisers to put consumers' best interests first. The industry warns that low-income people might lose out on financial planning advice.

Comment

Morning Edition

'Ballot Selfies' Clash With The Sanctity Of Secret Polling

Friday, February 27, 2015

New Hampshire is the first state to outlaw voting booth selfies. Some call the ban unconstitutional and are challenging it in court. Others argue selfies compromise privacy and enable voter coercion.

Comment

Morning Edition

Colorado Pushes For Concealed Guns In K-12 Schools

Friday, February 27, 2015

Similar legislation has been proposed in North Dakota and Wyoming to allow concealed firearms on K-12 school grounds and college campuses, as a part of a larger effort to expand gun owners' rights.

Comment

Morning Edition

Obama To Ambitious Teen: 'You Have This Strength Inside Yourself'

Friday, February 27, 2015

The president interviews 18-year-old, Noah McQueen, who's participating in a White House mentoring program for young men of color. "It's hard to always make the right decision," McQueen tells Obama.

Comment

All Things Considered

Living Small In The City: With More Singles, Micro-Housing Gets Big

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Single people represent the fastest growing category of households in the U.S. That's made small dwellings — from micro-apartments to stand-alone tiny houses, a niche force in the real estate market.

Comment

All Things Considered

Don't Be Fooled By The Fishy Ingredients: This Burger Is Delicious

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Chef Marcus Samuelsson has a ritual whenever he travels to a new place — ask the cabdriver, "Where do you eat?" When he did that on a trip to Barbados, he fell in love with a fish sandwich.

Comment

All Things Considered

Many Of Oregon's Coastal Schools, Hospitals And Fire Stations At Tsunami Risk

Thursday, February 26, 2015

The buildings are in the tsunami zone, meaning they'd likely be washed away in the event of a massive earthquake and tsunami. Seismologists say there's a 37 percent chance of a major quake along the West Coast in the next fifty years — the kind of quake that hit Japan in 2011.

Comment

All Things Considered

Legalized Pot In D.C. A Symbolic Victory For Marijuana Advocates

Thursday, February 26, 2015

It's now legal to smoke pot in the nation's capital, but you can't do so in public and you still can't buy it legally. Despite the restrictions that are greater than other jurisdictions that have legalized marijuana, many advocates of the voter-approved law say it is symbolic in many other ways.

Comment