Personal tools
You are here: Home Links What to read...

National News From NPR

Could This Virus Be Good For You? 
  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 04:17:00 -0500 
    Scientists studying HIV and Ebola have noticed another virus hitching along for the ride in some blood samples. Now they're trying to figure out whether the lurker helps the body fend off disease.

4 Reasons Why It's Veto Season At The White House 
  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 04:03:13 -0500 
    In his first six years in office, President Obama issued just three vetoes, the fewest of any president going all the way back to James Garfield. But that's about to change.

Death Row Records Co-Founder Involved In Fatal Hit-And Run 
  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 03:32:00 -0500 
    The attorney for Marion Knight says his client plans to turn himself in to police after he accidentally ran over and killed a friend and injured another man as he fled attackers in Compton, Calif.

A Pillar Of Atlanta's Community Also Has An Outsize Shoe Collection 
  Thu, 29 Jan 2015 21:36:00 -0500 
    It takes anchors to keep neighborhoods lively; key restaurants and stores that draw people from far and wide. For decades in Atlanta, Walters Clothing has been that space.

Car Safety Improves: Study Lists Those With Most, And Least, Driver Deaths 
  Thu, 29 Jan 2015 20:54:00 -0500 
    For 2011 models through the 2012 calendar year, driver deaths per million registered vehicle years fell to 28 from 48 just three years earlier, says the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

'Female Husbands' In The 19th Century 
  Thu, 29 Jan 2015 18:15:00 -0500 
    In newspapers, magazines and novels, the "female husband" was a person of great interest.

Some Businesses Say Immigrant Workers Are Harder To Find 
  Thu, 29 Jan 2015 18:10:40 -0500 
    The president's recent executive actions will allow millions of immigrants to stay in the U.S. But many businesses say those changes aren't enough to help them find and keep all the workers they need.

Pro Football Hall Of Fame Tackles Assisted Living Center 
  Thu, 29 Jan 2015 18:10:16 -0500 
    Canton, Ohio, has launched an ambitious expansion plan, including assisted living for Hall of Famers. The concept is part business, part nostalgia and part a sense of responsibility to ballplayers.

Study Finds Court Fees Also Punish The Families Of Those Who Owe 
  Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:51:00 -0500 
    The Center for Community Alternatives says that formerly incarcerated men and women rely heavily upon family, almost always receiving cash from them.

Dartmouth Bans Hard Liquor On Campus 
  Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:44:00 -0500 
    The Ivy League school is also introducing a mandatory four-year sexual violence prevention and education program for students. The steps are part of efforts to reform social life at the college.

Join Us Tonight To Talk About The 'Whiteness Of Public Radio Voice' 
  Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:00:00 -0500 
    In a widely circulated piece, Chenjerai Kumanyika, who is black, wonders if he has to sound "white" to make it on public radio. We're taking the conversation to Twitter tonight. Join us:#PubRadioVoice

Mormon LGBT Announcement Met With Cheers, Skepticism 
  Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:59:00 -0500 
    Robert Siegel talks to Mormon leader Elder Dallin Oaks about the press conference this week where the church announced it would support LGBT anti-discrimination legislation in return for laws that protect religious freedom.

Guantanamo Bay A Sticking Point Between U.S., Cuba Since 1903 
  Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:59:00 -0500 
    Guantanamo Bay is home to the United States' oldest overseas base. Melissa Block talks to Vanderbilt History Professor Paul Kramer.

Senators Work To Open Up Travel For Americans To Cuba 
  Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:59:00 -0500 
    Several members of Congress — recently back from Cuba — are taking steps to further ease a decades old embargo on the communist island. But even as they announced new legislation to open up travel for Americans, Cuba's president is talking tough about what it will take to ultimately normalize ties.

To Protect His Son, Father Pushes School To Bar Unimmunized Kids 
  Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:59:00 -0500 
    Melissa Block talks to Carl Krawitt, whose son Rhett is in remission from leukemia but still cannot be vaccinated for measles. Rhett attends school in Marin County Calif., where nearly seven percent of students are not vaccinated. Mr. Krawitt has asked the local superintendent of schools to "require immunization as a condition of attendance."
Library Catalog

Search your library catalog:

New York Times Book Reviews
[see more]
Search the Web

National News From NPR
Could This Virus Be Good For You?  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 04:17:00 -0500
4 Reasons Why It's Veto Season At The White House  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 04:03:13 -0500
Death Row Records Co-Founder Involved In Fatal Hit-And Run  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 03:32:00 -0500
[see more]
World News From BBC
SA apartheid assassin given parole  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 09:14:43 GMT
Deadly attacks hit Egypt's Sinai  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 08:26:08 GMT
Balloonists surpass distance record  Fri, 30 Jan 2015 04:46:07 GMT
[see more]