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Tuesday, April 29, 2014

The science of in-flight beverages

The science of in-flight beverages


The science of in-flight beverages

Posted: 28 Apr 2014 09:50 AM PDT

If you often order a bloody Mary or tomato juice on a plane, yet rarely order them elsewhere, science may have just explained your bizarre in-flight urge.

Making stem cells from adult humans

Posted: 28 Apr 2014 09:47 AM PDT

For the first time, cloning technologies have been used to generate stem cells that are genetically matched to adult patients.

Measles sees record spike, CDC reports

Posted: 28 Apr 2014 09:49 AM PDT

More people have been infected with measles in the United States during the first four months of this year than have been infected in the first four months of the past 18 years, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Plantation mentality in owner's suite

Posted: 28 Apr 2014 09:22 AM PDT

Paula Madison, a former WNBA team owner, is outraged by racist comments linked to Donald Sterling, who reportedly told his girlfriend he doesn't want her associating with blacks at Clippers games.

Clippers' Sterling has got to go

Posted: 28 Apr 2014 01:17 PM PDT

Mel Robbins says if the racist recording of Clipper's owner is authenticated, the NBA must show some spine and publicly strip him of his franchise rights

Should it be legal for politicians to lie?

Posted: 28 Apr 2014 07:24 AM PDT

Ilya Shapiro says that political speech should not be regulated by states. Ohio's ban of lies and damn lies now in front of the Supreme Court, he argues, is inconsistent with the First Amendment

'It is spring! We are going to die'

Posted: 28 Apr 2014 06:11 AM PDT

So writes poet Louis Gluck, who, like many poets, took on the warring emotions of spring, says Stephen Burt. National Poetry month, and the return of warm days, make a good time to explore poetry

White House tries to combat campus rape

Posted: 29 Apr 2014 01:48 AM PDT

The Obama administration took another step in its effort to combat rape on college campuses with the release of a new report.

Police: Paul Simon, wife arrested

Posted: 28 Apr 2014 02:30 PM PDT

Singer-songwriter Paul Simon said Monday that he and wife Edie Brickell "just had an argument" Saturday night.

Marine bike 'gangs' of Afghanistan

Posted: 28 Apr 2014 06:08 AM PDT

The Pentagon is in the market for a silent, two-wheeled killing machine. Ex-special forces Marine Michael Golembesky knows a little about fighting Taliban on wheels.

Stowaway 'a good kid,' dad says

Posted: 28 Apr 2014 06:32 AM PDT

The father of the teen who survived a flight to Hawaii in the wheel well of a jetliner says his son is "a good kid" who has struggled to adjust to life in America.

75 million Americans under threat of severe weather today

Posted: 29 Apr 2014 01:38 AM PDT

The scope is staggering. Some 62 million Americans are under threat of severe weather on Tuesday.

Harper Lee OKs e-book version of 'To Kill a Mockingbird'

Posted: 29 Apr 2014 01:38 AM PDT

Reclusive author Harper Lee has agreed to allow "To Kill a Mockingbird" to be released electronically, ending what had until now been a glaring holdout in the digital library of literary masterpieces.

Surprise! Catcher is really soldier dad

Posted: 28 Apr 2014 09:33 AM PDT

Soldier Ian Jones returns from a deployment in Afghanistan and surprises his wife and son at a Fisher Cats game.

Blown tire caused church bus collision that killed 8, investigators say

Posted: 28 Apr 2014 11:30 AM PDT

An October three-vehicle collision that left eight people dead in eastern Tennessee was caused by a blown front tire on a church bus, investigators said Monday.

Could an 'artificial leaf' help power the world?

Posted: 28 Apr 2014 10:13 AM PDT

How one scientist is successfully imitating nature to make fuel

Watch Tuesday's show!

Posted: 28 Apr 2014 04:10 PM PDT

April 29, 2014

Redford: Truth on small screen

Posted: 28 Apr 2014 09:44 AM PDT

Robert Redford, who achieved stardom in feature films starting with "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" in 1969 and won an Academy Award for directing "Ordinary People" in 1980, has moved into the world of television production.

Mayor's lost finger changed him

Posted: 28 Apr 2014 09:43 AM PDT

Chicago's mayor explains how he lost his finger, and nearly lost his life as a teen.

Kid tells mayor: 'Talk to the people'

Posted: 28 Apr 2014 09:43 AM PDT

A 9-year-old rallies against Chicago's decision to close schools to save millions.

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