Morning Edition for January 31, 2013
Jan 31, 2013 — Most states require car owners to have liability insurance to cover damages their vehicles cause to others; some economists think we should require the same of gun owners.
Jan 31, 2013 — Boeing is scrambling to figure out why two batteries malfunctioned on its 787, causing officials to ground the airplane this month. And at a time when Boeing most needs its skilled engineers, they're weighing a possible strike. Union leaders are considering the company's final contract offer Thursday.
Jan 31, 2013 — Sheriff David Clarke tells residents that, with officers laid off and furloughed, simply calling 911 and waiting is no longer their best option. Many law enforcement officials are outraged, saying this call to arms will make the Milwaukee area more dangerous.
Jan 31, 2013 — The White House has emphasized that incoming Secretary of State John Kerry and Defense Secretary nominee Chuck Hagel — both Vietnam veterans — understand the full cost of war. President Obama says that makes them the right choice for their jobs, as the U.S. moves away from big wars to a targeted approach.
Jan 31, 2013 — The multifaceted singer-songwriter and the harmonica legend team up on a new album of original blues songs, Get Up!
Jan 30, 2013 — Andrews was the youngest of the boogie-woogie sibling act, which played more USO tours during World War II than anyone besides Bob Hope. She was also known as the most charismatic of the trio.