The legal context of the missing Somalis case There are now 14 people with connections to Minnesota charged with terrorism-related crimes, and to get some legal context about the case Tom Crann talked with John Radsan, a professor at William Mitchell College of Law and director of the National Security Forum in Minneapolis.5:16 p.m.
Laughter, Tears And Kisses As Marines Come Home
Families gather at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina to welcome back the Marines of the 2nd Battalion, 8th Regiment — known as "America's Battalion" — after months deployed in Afghanistan. But not every family is going to see their Marine: Thirteen of the Marines died in Afghanistan.
Black Radio Fights Performance Royalties
New legislation in Congress could drastically change music-industry economics. Musicians in the U.S. are not paid when their songs are played on the radio unless they wrote the songs, too. Only songwriters get radio royalties. Broadcasters are not happy.
At Gaza Zoo, The Wild Things Return
Almost a year after Israel's offensive against Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip, the coastal enclave is still struggling to recover. Most animals at the Gaza Zoo died during the fighting. Now, with the help of animal smugglers, the zoo is trying to rebuild.
In China, Creating A Menagerie Through Mimicry
Professional mimics in China used to imitate sounds as a form of entertainment. Not many practitioners are left, but one family is trying to preserve the art. Cheng Jiaqiang, who learned his skills from his grandfather, has a barnyard repertoire but specializes in bird songs.
Safe Driving For Seniors: Officials Get Creative
A University of Florida study predicts that within 15 years, 1 in 4 drivers in the U.S. will be age 65 and older. As they get older, seniors may be less safe on the roads, so state and university officials and the AARP are putting together programs to help seniors drive better — and in some cases, get them off the roads.
Harp Therapy: Music As Medication
Many academics regard melody and rhythm as contributing to health in much the same way diet and exercise do. While the nation hyperventilates over health care, could music be as important as medicine, and at a fraction of the price?
Obama Aims To 'Finish The Job' In Afghanistan
President Obama said Tuesday he intends to finish the job in Afghanistan, adding he would soon announce his strategy for the country. The comments came in a joint news conference with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who is on a state visit to the U.S.
Impeachment Hearings Against Sanford Begin
South Carolina lawmakers began impeachment hearings Tuesday against Gov. Mark Sanford. The legislators began a hearing on the governor's five-day absence in June when he went to Argentina to meet his lover and left no one in charge of the state. Cindi Scoppe, associate editor of The Slate newspaper, says Sanford and the legislature had been at odds even before the scandal.
'Insecurity Cameras' To Track All Of Town's Traffic
The town council in Tiburon, Calif., voted to spend $200,000 to install security cameras to screen every car that comes into the affluent, low-crime town. But some say the recordings could open the town up to lawsuits or be used against the residents themselves.
Point, Click, Feed: Web Boosts Food Banks' Efficiency
Food banks are looking for innovative ways to make sure they have enough of the right kinds of food at the right times. Virtual food drives allow donors to choose items that the food bank needs. And because food banks buy in bulk, they can get more bang for the donated buck.