All Things Considered for May 7, 2013
May 7, 2013 — The number of honeybees has now dwindled to the point where there may not be enough to pollinate some major U.S. crops, including almonds, blueberries and apples. And this year brought farmers closer than ever to a true pollination crisis.
May 7, 2013 — When North Korea put its missiles on parade last year, experts were surprised to see what looked to be new long-range missiles that might be powerful enough to reach the U.S. But a closer look at details in the photos suggests the missiles on display might have been a bluff.
May 7, 2013 — A revival of the Hammerstein-Kern classic showcases once again the rich tapestry and timeless themes of an American saga that changed the course of musical theater — and confronted audiences with painful truths about our history.
May 7, 2013 — Science education standards, issued in April, recommend teaching climate change for the first time. But one nonprofit says kids aren't learning enough, soon enough, about how their world will change in the coming decades. The group aims to remedy this with presentations in schools nationwide.
May 7, 2013 — The latest album from the trio of Miranda Lambert, Angaleena Presley and Ashley Monroe unites three distinct perspectives from some of the strongest voices in country music.
May 7, 2013 — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie confirmed on Tuesday that he secretly underwent weight loss surgery in February. Christie, who has struggled with his weight for 20 years, insists the decision was motivated by his family and not his political future.
May 7, 2013 — Authorities in Cleveland, Ohio, are sorting out the details of a triple kidnapping that had lasted almost a decade. On Monday, one of the three women escaped from the house where she'd been held captive and was able to call police. Now, three brothers are in custody and there are more questions than answers.
May 7, 2013 — Juan came to the U.S. with his family, who crossed the Rio Grande illegally in 1992. He has made a life for himself in Colorado that might seem like the American dream: a house, a job, two cars, three kids. But he remains undocumented.
May 6, 2013 — The actor's new film, Love Is All You Need, has him playing a widowed businessman on vacation on the Amalfi Coast. He tells NPR's Audie Cornish it was a role he could identify with.