Weekend Edition Sunday for January 6, 2013
Jan 6, 2013 — While both President Obama and Connecticut's governor have called for stricter gun laws, one small town isn't holding its breath. Weston is considering a proposal to restrict assault weapons after the school shootings 20 miles away in Newtown.
Jan 5, 2013 — This week's puzzle celebrates ringing in the new year. Take the letters Y-E-A-R. Add one letter and scramble to make a new word that answers the clue. For example, by adding the letter B to Y-E-A-R, with the clue "maker of aspirin," the answer would be "Bayer."
Jan 4, 2013 — The experimental Swiss mime troupe took Broadway by storm in the 1970s. Now the masked performers are bringing their hard-to-describe characters back to the U.S. for a five-month national tour celebrating the troupe's 40th anniversary.
Jan 4, 2013 — At a new school for midwives, students learn old arts, like massaging bellies, while also studying gynecology, obstetrics and nursing. Officials hope a new generation of professional midwives will help reduce the pressures on Mexican hospitals overwhelmed by births that, in the past, would have taken place at home.