Morning Edition for May 3, 2013
May 3, 2013 — A Mississippi health clinic that was scheduled to be closed got a reprieve. The Jackson Women's Health Organization is the only remaining clinic in the state where abortions are performed. A federal judge recently ruled the state can't enforce a new law that requires doctors to have admitting privileges at local hospitals. The state, however, says its law is valid.
May 3, 2013 — As the Obama administration weighs its options in Syria, the public seems reluctant to see U.S. military involvement. But some Republicans in Congress are pushing the president to consider limited military action. Morning Edition's Renee Montagne talks to one of them, Arizona Senator John McCain.
May 3, 2013 — As a pop star, no one comes close to dominating culture and conversation the way Beyonce does. Because she exerts such control over her image — from advertisements to films, politics to pop songs — should we think of her differently?
May 3, 2013 — For decades, Alexis Martinez, born Arthur, had to mask her transgender identity by "being as macho as I could be." But in a visit to StoryCorps, she tells her daughter how, with her family's acceptance, she's finally been able to live as a woman full-time.
May 3, 2013 — The burden for retirement planning has shifted dramatically, from traditional pensions run by experts to 401(k)s that require decisions by "gravely undereducated investors, Vanguard founder John Bogle says. He says the government should set minimum standards to protect retirement plans.
May 3, 2013 — Edward Lee's culinary education spans the multi-ethnic immigrant neighborhood of Brooklyn where he grew up to his Korean grandmother's kitchen. His cookbook showcases recipes like lamb braised with soy sauce served over grits and Korean fried chicken.