All Things Considered for June 20, 2013
Jun 20, 2013 — A study finds there may be a way to boost some of the beneficial compounds in plants by simulating the light-dark cycle after crops are harvested. Plants use circadian rhythms to help them judge when to turn on their chemical defenses.
Jun 20, 2013 — Filled with lavish settings and the personalities to match, Kevin Kwan's Crazy Rich Asians is the story of a wealthy heir and his over-the-top cohorts. Reviewer Tash Aw says the book is a breathless, high-speed romp.
Jun 20, 2013 — The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that the government cannot force private health organizations to denounce prostitution to get money to fight HIV/AIDS overseas.
Jun 20, 2013 — Suicide killed more U.S. troops last year than combat in Afghanistan, a trend that's likely to continue this year. The causes and remedies are complicated, but Fort Bliss in Texas has bucked the trend. Suicides have declined there, after implementation of an interactive suicide prevention program.
Jun 20, 2013 — The first comprehensive global study to be conducted finds that domestic violence kills many women and leaves others with long-standing physical and mental health problems, including sexually transmitted diseases and depression.