Christopher Werth appears in the following:
Thursday, June 21, 2018
How one police shooting exposes the darkest corners of America’s disability system.
Thursday, June 21, 2018
On July 18, 2016, Arnaldo Rios Soto walked out of his Florida group home with a silver toy truck in hand. Two hours later, his life was changed forever.
Monday, June 18, 2018
A SWAT team, an autistic man, an American tragedy.
Monday, May 21, 2018
Members of the New York City Council have proposed one of the largest overhauls of city lead laws in a decade, but many worry the rules would be too difficult to implement.
Tuesday, March 06, 2018
A year after New York City took thousands of water fountains at public schools out of service due to lead contamination, a WNYC analysis finds only roughly 20 percent have been reopened.
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
Crossrail touts itself as the biggest infrastructure project in Europe. It's made up of 10 new train stations and 26 miles of tunnels below London. It's due to open in 2018.
Thursday, October 30, 2014
Nearly 20 companies have filed antitrust complaints against Google in Europe since 2009. Under the new commissioner, the company could face more formal charges and billions of dollars in fines.
Tuesday, September 09, 2014
Kate Bush fans have waited 35 years for her to go on tour. The rather reclusive British singer-songwriter has launched her first live shows since 1979 — but she's performing all of them in London.
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Harvest Records used to be known for having a strong link to the progressive rock sound of 1970s London. After laying dormant for years, the label is back, and looking for a new identity.
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
The new F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is supposed to be combat-ready next year. But the aircraft, which is already over-budget, failed to show up at the International Air Show in the UK. ...
Monday, July 07, 2014
Today, digital maps are a big business, and Google has become nearly everyone's go-to cartographer. But there are challengers out there — and you might be surprised by some of the competition.
Thursday, July 03, 2014
In the years following World War II, tape-recording clubs gathered significant popularity in the UK. Clubs met to share tapes of everything from bird calls to the sounds of local even...
Saturday, May 10, 2014
Pippins Primary School is just one of dozens of schools in the neighborhoods that surround London's Heathrow Airport. At recess the students play outside on an asphalt playground. And like clockwork, a jet roars just several hundred feet overhead every 90 seconds. The school is almost directly under Heathrow's flight ...
Saturday, March 29, 2014
While global attention has been focused on Malaysia Airlines' missing 777 this week, Boeing's best-known aircraft, the 747, was also in the news. The Federal Aviation Administration ordered Boeing to immediately fix a software glitch that could cause problems during landing.
The software flaw is not the only problem for ...
Friday, March 07, 2014
To stay competitive, Europeans need cheaper natural gas but they also need to be less dependent upon Russia. They're looking at fracking as a solution, but opponents have environmental concerns.
Saturday, February 01, 2014
When oil supplies ran short and gasoline prices spiked four decades ago, angry drivers demanded relief. Congress responded in 1975 by banning most exports of U.S. crude oil.
Today, domestic oil production is booming, prompting U.S. energy companies to call for a resumption of exporting. Many economists agree.
But would ...
Saturday, January 25, 2014
The sun has just set over a busy, dimly lit street in Paris when musicians suddenly start spilling out of a corner bar, tuning their instruments. Colin Solal Cardo follows close behind, holding a video camera.
"We were inside the bar," Solal Cardo says, "and we got kicked out. So ...
Thursday, January 09, 2014
Consider the piano: Invented sometime in the late 17th century, the instrument has been through several iterations in its centuries-old life. For example, the type of piano on which Bach or Mozart wrote looked and sounded very different from the piano we know today.
Now, an ...
Tuesday, July 30, 2013
In this age of cyber-crime and online espionage, here's a good old-fashioned story about cops and robbers: Smash & Grab, a new documentary film opening in New York on Wednesday, details the exploits of the "Pink Panthers" — a group of international jewel thieves that, for the past decade, has ...
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Cities are defined by their skylines — while Paris is composed mostly of low-rise apartment buildings, New York is a city of tall office towers. But London is a city in transition. On Tuesday, Boris Johnson, the mayor of the British capital, attends a "topping out" ceremony for one of ...