All Things Considered for February 15, 2014
Feb 15, 2014 — After a brutal week of winter storms, the meteorological community is trying to improve the way weather is studied, predicted and communicated to the public. Thomas Bogdan, president of University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, talks with NPR's Arun Rath about the innovations in weather reporting.
Feb 15, 2014 — Reporter Anne Barnard writes about Damascus in the March issue of National Geographic. She tells NPR's Arun Rath there's a lot to learn from life in the capital about the future of the Syrian state.
Feb 15, 2014 — The U.S. has one more chance to medal in speed skating Saturday. NPR's Sonari Glinton reports.
Feb 15, 2014 — NASCAR's fan base is about 60 percent male and 80 percent white. In an effort to embrace the country's rapidly changing demographics, the sport is pushing hard to diversify its lineup of crews, drivers and fans.
Feb 15, 2014 — It's the kind of story you'd expect from a crime drama. Snowed in, an officer in Michigan catches up on cold cases, discovering a fugitive living in San Diego — some 37 years after she disappeared.
Feb 15, 2014 — Snapchat has become a very popular way to text photos that disappear after a number of seconds. Recent hacks have raised questions about the security of the service. Carlos Watson, co-founder of Ozy.com, talks about a service that offers more secure alternative.
Feb 15, 2014 — In the final months of World War II, the United States undertook an enormous effort to attract Nazi scientists to the U.S. Writer Annie Jacobsen's new book, Operation Paperclip, tells the story of that program.
Feb 15, 2014 — Danilo Pérez got his start playing piano with Dizzy Gillespie. The celebrated composer's latest project is an ambitious one: 500 years of trade, exploration and colonization represented in music.
Feb 15, 2014 — Arun Rath speaks with NPR's Greg Allen about the verdict reached this evening on Michael Dunn's murder charges in the 2012 killing of a teenager in a Jacksonville gas station parking lot.