All Things Considered for August 7, 2012
Aug 7, 2012 — Comic-book writer Mark Waid is legendary among comics fans. But after a long career on paper, he's launched a digital line of comics, hoping to reach fans on smartphones and e-readers. But some store owners are worried that digital comics will mean the end of their business.
Aug 7, 2012 — Millions of Chinese are moving from the countryside to fast-growing cities that are home to significant economic activity. Central China's Wuhan, home to about 10 million, is one of these places, a city little-known outside the country that's attracting foreigners and Chinese alike.
Aug 7, 2012 — In France, some say a gastronomic icon is under threat. For the last decade, the number of pre-prepared, frozen croissants sold in bakeries has been increasing. These knock-offs are cheaper, but they're also less delicious.
Aug 7, 2012 — The Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and author says he'll never forget his mother's renditions of Nat King Cole songs.
Aug 7, 2012 — Tom Goldman shares the latest Olympics news with Audie Cornish. In gymnastics, American Aly Raisman won two medals on Tuesday. Two British brothers also won the triathlon.
Aug 7, 2012 — Audie Cornish speaks with former weightlifter Melanie Roach about the critical elements that go into a successful lift.