Persuading young adults to buy into health care takes new tack Many young adults may not worry about a health crisis, but the people building insurance exchanges worry about the millions of other healthy Americans who they fear may simply opt out. They need those younger, low-risk people to pay premiums to offset the costs of covering older, sicker Americans.5:20 p.m.
Appetites: The tomatoes of summer If you planted tomatoes this year, chances are you got a late start, and ripe fruit might seem a long time away. But we are beginning to see sure signs of summer with ripe and interesting tomatoes at the farmers market.6:22 p.m.
National Public Radio Stories
Egypt's Religious Minorities Want Role In New Constitution
In Egypt, religious minorities are embracing the ouster of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. Attacks on Coptic Christians and Shiite Muslims escalated during his year in office. But the military, which installed the interim government, has had a checkered reputation of its own, killing and imprisoning minorities during past rule.
Apple Loses E-Book Price Fixing Case
A federal judge has decided against Apple in the e-books price fixing case. Apple was the only remaining party in the case brought by the Department of Justice that originally included five major publishers. Those publishers had previously settled.
Wal-Mart, Gap Join Bangladesh Factory Safety Group
Wal-Mart and Gap joined a Bangladesh factory safety group and were immediately criticized for not joining a more stringent pact made up of mostly European retailers. Wal-Mart says the agreement requires the inspection of all subcontractor factories within a year.
Scalia V. Ginsburg: Supreme Court Sparring, Put To Music
Justices Antonin Scalia and Ruth Bader Ginsburg have been friends for decades, but they're known for their differences when it comes to constitutional interpretation. In those dramatic clashes, recent law school graduate Derrick Wang heard an opera.
Al-Jazeera Staffers Quit Over Alleged Bias In Egypt Coverage
This week has seen recriminations against Al-Jazeera on the part of military leaders and other journalists in Egypt. The network's coverage has been seen as biased toward the Muslim Brotherhood. Now some Al-Jazeera staffers are resigning in protest against their company's coverage. Robert Siegel talks with Arab media expert Courtney Radsch.
Critics: Trial Of Russian Protesters Threatens Right To Dissent
In Moscow, a dozen people are on trial in connection with a protest last year against Russian President Vladimir Putin. They're accused of attacking police and participating in mass riots after the demonstration turned violent. Critics charge that the trial is part of an intimidation campaign against dissidents.