Thursday, June 05, 2014
Legal battles aren't often the stuff of compelling cinema, but a new documentary taking a close-up look at the fight to strike down California's Proposition 8 is a drama about love and the definition of partnership. Ben Cotner and Ryan White produced and directed "The Case Against 8."
Wednesday, June 04, 2014
Saturday, May 31, 2014
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
A look at how different generations approach tough medical decisions. Barron Lerner, bioethicist, historian of medicine and internist at New York University’s Langone School of Medicine and the author of The Good Doctor: A Father, a Son, and the Evolution of Medical Ethics (Beacon Press, 2014), talks about how he and his father, both physicians, approach end-of-life issues with their patients.
Friday, May 23, 2014
Holly Hunter performs Munro's "The Moons of Jupiter," and in a story from Ursula K. Le Guin, Eve makes a few changes in Eden.
Report: Nigerian Officials Ignored Warnings of Kidnappings | Is Vietnam Becoming the Ukraine of the Pacific? | NYPD Uses Jails to Recruit Muslim Informants
Monday, May 12, 2014
Report: Nigerian Officials Ignored Warnings of Kidnappings | NYPD Uses Jails to Recruit Muslim Informants | Pro-Russian Separatists Claim Victory in Ukraine | Vietnam: The Ukraine of the Pacific? | U.S. Cleans Up Agent Orange Sites in Vietnam | Is "Lean In" Faux Feminism? | Learn to 'Think Like a ...
Friday, May 09, 2014
Though it might be a bit outdated, the old saying goes: "Behind every successful man, there's a great woman." In the case of astrophysicist, author, radio and television host Neil deGrasse Tyson, that great woman would be his mother, Sunchita Tyson.
Sunday, May 04, 2014
By Sarah Montague : Senior Producer
Seven years ago, Steve Shultis came upon an ad in a store in the Hudson Valley area where he lives with his family offering two adult Nubian ewes, or female goats, to a “good family.” After what Shultis, who is New York Public Radio's chief technology officer, describes as a ...
Should We Teach Kids Entrepreneurship? | From Wall Street to the Trailer Park | Rosa Parks' Legacy is Trapped in a New York Warehouse
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Lethal Clashes Mark Start of Ukraine Peace Talks | Hundreds Remain Lost After South Korea Ferry Crash | Deportations Dropped 43% in Last 5 Years | Rosa Parks' Legacy is Trapped in a New York Warehouse | From Wall Street to the Trailer Park | Should We Teach Children Entrepreneurship?