March 11, 2014 | NPR · The government wants to build sea walls in northeastern Japan that will stretch for more than 200 miles and be 30-feet high in places. Some say the cost is too high and it will ruin the beaches.
March 11, 2014 | KUNC · Towns are still struggling six months after heavy rain and flooding caused billions in damage to transportation infrastructure, homes and businesses. Among the hardest were Lyons and Estes Park.
March 11, 2014 | NPR · Two men apparently boarded Malaysia Airlines flight 370 with stolen passports. The U.S. has safeguards to prevent that from happening on U.S.-bound flights, but other nations are not as diligent.
March 10, 2014 | NPR · Mark Rosenker, former chairman of the National Transportation and Security Board and CBS news consultant, explains the difficulties involved in the search for the vanished Malaysian airplane.
March 10, 2014 | NPR · Organizations are trying to find ways to get people with lower incomes to save more. One program urges families to set aside a part of their tax refunds so they have money for emergencies.
March 8, 2014 | NPR · EU countries are threatening punitive economic measures against Russia for its involvement in Crimea, but longstanding ties between Russia and the EU could make sanctions a double-edged sword.
Jul 4, 2013 — Cathleen Schine's new novel follows a young boy and his older half-sister, making a life for themselves in Greenwich Village. Reviewer Heller McAlpin says Fin & Lady is entertaining and moving.