Morning Edition for March 11, 2014
Mar 11, 2014 — The government wants to build sea walls that will be 30 feet high in places and stretch for more than 200 miles. Some say the $8 billion effort is too costly and will ruin the beaches.
Mar 11, 2014 — 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.
Mar 11, 2014 — 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.
Mar 11, 2014 — Search teams have yet to locate the Malaysia Airlines jetliner. Renee Montagne talks to aviation security consultant Chris Yates about why modern technology can't do more to help locate the aircraft.
Mar 11, 2014 — After losing the bet, he had to change his name to one just shy of the 100-character limit for new names in New Zealand. The incident came to light recently because his passport expired.
Mar 11, 2014 — The extremists now committing a wave of attacks in Iraq's Anbar province are significantly better trained, funded and equipped than the al-Qaida-linked groups American soldiers battled there.
Mar 11, 2014 — The Dow Jones is enjoying the longest bull-market run since 2007. David Greene talks to David Wessel, of the Hutchins Center at the Brookings Institution, about what the market is telling us.
Mar 11, 2014 — A Brooklyn waste treatment plant has become an unlikely lab for an ambitious effort to turn millions of tons of food scraps from New York City's apartments and restaurants into renewable energy.
Mar 11, 2014 — GM last month recalled 1.6 million older-model compact cars. The House Energy and Commerce Committee said it will investigate the slow response of both General Motors and federal regulators.
Mar 11, 2014 — The new year got off to a rough start for the airlines. The four largest airlines canceled more than 74,000 flights in January and February. Delta said poor weather cost it $90 million in revenue.