Morning Edition for May 15, 2012
May 15, 2012 — Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown says the state's budget deficit is now $16 billion. That's almost double the figure he gave in January. Brown is attempting to force voters to choose between higher taxes and deeper spending cuts.
May 15, 2012 — In the Canadian province of Quebec, a plan to hike university tuition has led to weeks of violent rallies and clashes with police. The province faces a deficit of roughly $3.5 billion, and students say the tuition hike is part of a larger austerity campaign.
May 15, 2012 — The disconnect between our social calendars and our biological clocks is creating "social jet lag," according to key researchers. And that's taking a toll on our weight because the body stores fat when it's not getting enough sleep.