One man's struggle with PTSD More than 1.6 million U.S. troops have deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan since 2001. The Defense Department estimates that up to 20 percent of them suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder or major depression. Here is one man's story of PTSD.3:50 p.m.
One man's struggle with PTSD More than 1.6 million U.S. troops have deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan since 2001. The Defense Department estimates that up to 20 percent of them suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder or major depression. Here is one man's story of PTSD.5:50 p.m.
As Focus Shifts To Jobs, The Uninsured Seek Solutions
The national debate over health care appears to be taking a back seat to jobs creation — but the problem persists for people who have jobs but no health insurance. A recently developed health alliance in New Orleans aims to be at least part of the solution to this problem.
Toyota Recall A Test Of Loyalty For Prius Lovers
The famously liberal and environmentally conscious city of Santa Monica leads the country in sales of the Toyota Prius. But analysts say Toyota's recall of 437,000 Prius and other hybrid cars could push Californians toward other gas savers.
Science-Fiction Music: Monsters, Aliens In 'Filk'
NASA recently announced that significant amounts of water have been found on the moon, leading to speculation that we might someday populate our orbiting friend. The idea sounds far-fetched, but it's the type of thing science-fiction fans have been dreaming of for many years. In music, stories of space travel and extraterrestrials predate even Tin Pan Alley.
Toyota Recalls Prius Over Brake Problems
Automaker Toyota says it's recalling about 437,000 Priuses and other hybrid vehicles worldwide to fix brake problems. Toyota has now recalled more than 8.5 million cars worldwide because of various manufacturing defects.
What Went Wrong With Prius Braking System?
Automaker Toyota announced Tuesday that it's recalling about 437,000 Priuses and other hybrid vehicles worldwide to fix brake problems. David Champion, senior director of automotive testing for Consumer Reports, discusses how the braking system for the Prius works.
New Orleans Resident Relives Super Bowl Win
For longtime residents of New Orleans, the Saints' Super Bowl triumph marks a break of sorts from the tragedy brought about by Hurricane Katrina. Longtime resident Sharon White says that after the game she went to Bourbon Street. "It was just one love," she says. "Everybody was just hugging and kissing and high-fiving."
Pakistani City Becomes Suspected Taliban Hot Spot
The sprawling Pakistani port city of Karachi has long attracted outsiders, among them tens of thousands of ethnic Pashtuns fleeing war in both Afghanistan and northwestern Pakistan. The authorities in Karachi say the latest wave of migrants contains more than refugees.
How Snowstorms Are Predicted
More snow is predicted for the mid-Atlantic region Tuesday and Wednesday. The storm could bring up to 20 inches of snow. Doug Hill, chief meteorologist at ABC 7 News, Washington, D.C.'s ABC affiliate, offers his insight on how snowstorms are predicted.
Snow Paralyzes Federal Government
The heavy snow in the mid-Atlantic region has paralyzed Washington. The city has received record-setting snow, and the federal government has been closed as a result. Joe Davidson, the Federal Diary columnist for The Washington Post, discusses the work that's not getting done by the federal government due to weather.
Listeners Invited To Share Snow Stories
The mid-Atlantic region is facing a second major snowstorm in less than a week, which could put some areas under as much as 3 feet of snow. Listeners who live in "snow states" deal with these conditions every winter, so share your "hunkered down in 3 feet of snow" stories to encourage your soon-to-be buried brethren.