All Things Considered for February 26, 2013
Feb 26, 2013 — Those who serve low- and middle-income people warn that cuts required by the looming sequester will hurt programs that many Americans rely on, like meals for seniors, heating assistance and nutritional aid for expectant mothers. But supporters of the sequester say those fears are overblown.
Feb 26, 2013 — Beauty vs. security. Some say the two can exist in the same space when it comes to America's embassies.
Feb 26, 2013 — We'd all like to live the Norman Rockwell scenario, but for some families, the hectic pace of modern life means dinners are often more likely to channel The Simpsons. Studies suggest that regular family meals contribute to healthy eating habits. So what to make of this tradition in transition?
Feb 26, 2013 — A new round of talks on Iran's nuclear program is under way. But international sanctions haven't led to the type of concessions the West hoped for, and prospects for a breakthrough are limited.
Feb 26, 2013 — Two years ago, the 20th anniversary of Nirvana's Nevermind sparked a slew of retrospectives about the Seattle grunge scene. But those narratives left something out: the influence of women. A new play by Gretta Harley and Sarah Rudinoff aims to update the historical record.
Feb 26, 2013 — The court blocked a suit contending the law is unconstitutional from going forward, saying the challengers had no legal standing because they had not shown with sufficient certainty that they had been monitored. That decision all but ensures there will be no further challenge to the law.
Feb 26, 2013 — Chicago's hockey team, the Blackhawks, are on quite the streak. It's an exciting turn for a season that began with a lockout. Chicago currently holds the record for most consecutive games to start the season without a regulation loss.