Morning Edition for August 7, 2012
Aug 7, 2012 — Among the Tea Party successes in the 2010 congressional elections was U.S. Sen. Mark Rubio of Florida. The Cuban-American is a plus for Republicans, a party that polls show has been losing ground with Hispanics.
Aug 7, 2012 — In the aftermath of Sunday's shooting at a suburban Milwaukee temple, the Sikh community in Wisconsin is expressing shock and sadness. It's also asking for greater religious tolerance.
Aug 7, 2012 — India's massive power outage last week points to a major problem for developing nations: supply is struggling to keep up with the growing demand — an imbalance that can affect the reliability of electric grids. Grid catastrophes are rare, but blackouts can be an everyday feature of life.
Aug 7, 2012 — Theodore Roosevelt's Elkhorn Ranch is often called the Walden Pond of the West. But the ranch and its pristine land are feeling the pressure of North Dakota's oil boom. Critics say that proposed changes could destroy the solitude that made a lasting impression on Roosevelt.
Aug 7, 2012 — What our presidents and candidates eat says a lot about the public images they strive to project. Historically, their recipes also gave us insight into the cooking advancements and habits of the period.