Around the Nation
Aug 1, 2014 — The city's been shutting off water to thousands of customers who aren't paying their bills. Some argue it's a violation of a basic human need; others say nonpayers are effectively stealing water.
Aug 1, 2014 — Access to lactation specialists is slowly improving in the U.S., according to a CDC survey. And that can help many women who want to breast-feed stick with it longer, health officials say.
Aug 1, 2014 — If all goes according to plan, patients with Ebola virus will soon enter the United States. How does a hospital care for critically ill patients while protecting other patients, staff and the public?
Aug 1, 2014 — Did ESPN's Stephen Smith need to apologize for saying women need to be aware of provocation? The Barbershop guys weigh in.
Aug 1, 2014 — For the final program, host Michel Martin speaks with Neil Minkoff and Maria Cardona about the biggest political stories of the week.
Aug 1, 2014 — After a small North Carolina town lost its hospital, Belhaven's Republican mayor decided it was time to demand that North Carolina cover more people through the Medicaid program.
Aug 1, 2014 — A report from a local Philadelphia TV station is reigniting a debate and getting people all up in arms. (Or should we say, up in hands?)
Aug 1, 2014 — The latest report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows the rate for July was little changed from June's 6.1 percent.
Aug 1, 2014 — Workers and advocacy groups praise the hard-fought change, from $7.25 to $8, but opponents warn it will wreak havoc on business balance sheets.
Aug 1, 2014 — The Department of Justice is speeding up court hearings for immigrant kids who have come to the U.S. in record numbers. Lawyers and immigration judges say the move undermines due process and will lead to further delays in already clogged courts. The ACLU earlier filed a suit over lack of representation.