All Songs Considered for July 31, 2013
Mar 11, 2014 — While leading the National Transportation Safety Board, she's been a familiar face at investigations into plane crashes and other accidents. She's leaving to run the nonprofit National Safety Council.
Mar 11, 2014 — Tiny Nose Filters sounds like a prog-rock band on NPR. But these filters do exist. They're designed to block allergens, and one study says they help. Other allergists aren't yet convinced.
Mar 11, 2014 — The long, cold winter did its best, but the ice cover on the lakes appears to have begun breaking up. So they likely won't touch a recorded record set in 1979.
Mar 11, 2014 — The attack on Nils Horner, who had dual British and Swedish citizenship, is reportedly the first in years in which a Western journalist appeared to have been specifically targeted.
Mar 11, 2014 — Reading in Chinese can be difficult for language learners. So ShaoLan Hsueh and a team of visual designers have created Chineasy, a new book of pictograms featuring more than 400 Chinese characters.
Mar 11, 2014 — Writer Andrew Solomon on depression, identity, and listening in tough situations.
Mar 11, 2014 — Roma students are often relegated to special education classes and taught in segregated classrooms in Slovakia. Following a court ruling, a Slovakian school is working to integrate Roma children.
Mar 11, 2014 — Many people know Jo Frost as the strict childcare expert on the ABC show "Supernanny." Now she's back with a new book titled Jo Frost's Toddler Rules: Your Five-Step Guide to Shaping Proper Behavior.
Mar 11, 2014 — It's tax season, and some scam artists are waiting in the wings to get your money. Consumer columnist Sheryl Harris talks about some common tax scams, and how to avoid them.
Mar 11, 2014 — The U.S. Senate overwhelmingly passed a bill on Monday to curb sexual assault in the military, but some critics say the proposal doesn't go far enough. Leo Shane III of The Military Times explains.