Ted Robbins

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How To Hack Béarnaise, A Mother Of A French Sauce

Sunday, July 12, 2015

This summer, NPR is getting crafty in the kitchen. As part of Weekend Edition's Do Try This At Home series, chefs are sharing their cleverest hacks and tips — taking expensive, exhausting or intimidating recipes and tweaking them to work in any home kitchen.

This week: A stress-free way ...


#NPRreads: Wisconsin's First Lady And Syria's Dueling 'Godfathers'

Friday, July 10, 2015

#NPRreads is a weekly feature on Twitter and on The Two-Way. The premise is simple: Correspondents, editors and producers throughout our newsroom share pieces that have kept them reading. They share tidbits using the #NPRreads hashtag — and on Fridays, we highlight some of the best stories.

This week, ...


Do Try This At Home: Hacking Chicken Sous Vide

Sunday, June 21, 2015

This summer, NPR is getting crafty in the kitchen. As part of Weekend Edition's Do Try This At Home series, top chefs are sharing their cleverest hacks and tips — taking expensive, exhausting or intimidating recipes and tweaking them to work in any home kitchen.

First up: making magically moist ...


Stan Freberg, A Genius Of American Advertising, Dies

Tuesday, April 07, 2015

Mad Men had nothing on Stan Freberg, a genius of American advertising. In the 1950s and '60s, he created countless memorable ads using pointed humor.

Freberg was one of the first to inject satire into commercials.

Here he appears off-screen, trying to persuade a snob to eat a prune:

"Has ...


Some Deportees Return To Mexico But Their Stuff Stays In The U.S.

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

A new report says thousands of people are being deported without their belongings, money or ID. And that's creating even more hardship for Mexican migrants when they return home.


Terrible Video Game, Great Fundraiser: Meet Desert Bus For Hope

Saturday, November 22, 2014

What would you give to watch someone else play what's arguably the world's worst video game — for nearly a week?

It turns out, people have given millions, as part of a fundraiser called Desert Bus for Hope.

Desert Bus is the game in question. Sitting in a ...


Gabby Giffords' SuperPAC Fights For Her Old House Seat

Sunday, October 05, 2014

Of all the issues in all the congressional races this fall, none may be more personal than gun violence in Arizona's 2nd District.

That's the seat Democrat Gabrielle "Gabby" Giffords held until she resigned after being shot in the head three years ago.

Her then-district director, Ron Barber, was also ...


Hope For Ebola Treatment Found In Survivors

Sunday, October 05, 2014

France's health ministry confirmed on Saturday the full recovery of a nurse who was treated for Ebola in a military hospital outside Paris. The patient was a volunteer nurse who traveled to Liberia to work with the charitable organization Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders).

"She received several experimental ...


Dogged By Controversy, A Jewish Sect Is On The Move Again

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Members of Lev Tahor left Canada with trail of allegations of child abuse. Then leaders of the Guatemalan village where they settled asked them to leave. The sect is again looking for a new home.


In Time Of Drought, Arizona's Alfalfa Exports Are Criticized

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

As the West moves more into a record-setting drought, many are taking a look at how water gets used. Alfalfa grown with Colorado River water is a case study of how and why water gets used as it does.


A Reason To Smile: Mexican Town Is A Destination For Dental Tourism

Monday, June 09, 2014

Los Algodones is tiny, but with help from the Internet, the Mexican border town has become a virtual dental factory, drawing patients from across the U.S. and Canada.

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What's In A Name? Plenty Of Ways To Make A Mistake

Friday, May 16, 2014

When Arizona State University graduates hear their names announced, they have Peter Lafford to thank. It's his job to ensure students' names are pronounced correctly — and it's not always easy.


Speaking Beside A Bridge, Obama Addresses Approaching Budget Gap

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

President Obama is visiting one of New York state's bridges across the Hudson River to talk about the need to spend more on roads and bridges. Funds for federal highways and bridges c...


Home Of Sanctuary Movement Revives Strategy To Stop Deportation

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

In Tucson, Ariz., a man set to be deported has taken sanctuary in a church. Immigrant rights activists are hailing the move as a new way to fight the Obama administration's deportation policies.


Ranchers And The Federal Government: The Long History Of Conflict

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

The controversy over Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy's fight with the federal government seems to have come out of nowhere. It, however, is just the latest skirmish in a fight that's goes back 150 years.


Training Men And Women On Campus To 'Speak Up' To Prevent Rape

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Colleges are teaching students what's known as bystander intervention, based on the idea that both men and women can intervene to interrupt behaviors that could lead to sexual assault.


The Curious Practice Of Bringing Immigrants Back — To Deport Them

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

U.S. officers at the ports of entry are arresting undocumented immigrants as they try to leave the U.S. They're then prosecuted and sent to prison, only to be removed from the U.S. an...


'World's Largest Rosebush' Graces Arizona Desert Town

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

The bush was planted in 1885 in Tombstone, back when it was a boomtown for silver mining. Blooming season lasts about six weeks — and it's almost always in bloom for Easter Sunday.


Nevada Ranch Dispute Ends As Feds Back Down — For Now

Monday, April 14, 2014

A Wild West-style dispute between a Nevada rancher and the Bureau of Land Management has subsided — at least for the moment. Saying Cliven Bundy owed substantial back fees for allowin...


For Albuquerque PD, A Searing Rebuke From Justice Department

Thursday, April 10, 2014

The Albuquerque Police Department has engaged in excessive force and unreasonable deadly force, according to a civil rights investigation by the Department of Justice.