Morning Edition for March 20, 2014
Mar 20, 2014 — Australian officials say they are searching the Indian Ocean southwest of Perth after satellite images found objects that are possibly connected to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
Mar 20, 2014 — Host David Greene talks to former Boeing safety engineer Todd Curtis about what might have taken place on Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, and what the next steps are in searching for the plane.
Mar 20, 2014 — President Obama's nominee for surgeon general has a medical degree and an MBA, but his confirmation is being held up in the Senate because of special-interest politics and Democrats facing tough re-election campaigns.
Mar 20, 2014 — Venezuela has cracked down on student protests, leaving 29 people dead. The main square in Caracas, where protesters were based, has been dismantled. The opposition is divided over what to do next.
Mar 20, 2014 — Swedish artist Jonas Dahlberg says his memorial to the victims of a shooting in Norway is a "memory wound." His plan to slice through the end of a peninsula creates rather than illustrates loss.
Mar 20, 2014 — Michael Smith has tattoo of a gun on his stomach. This week, he woke up to a crew cutting trees, so he went out tell them to stop — with his shirt off. A bit later he woke up again — to a SWAT team.
Mar 20, 2014 — The latest drought has revived questions about the viability of farming in Nevada desert. While some farmers have given up, others are experimenting with crops like grapes that require less water.
Mar 20, 2014 — U.S. border officials are constantly on alert for drugs coming in from Mexico. But they are also on the lookout for huge sums of cash leaving the U.S. and trickling back into Mexican communities.
Mar 20, 2014 — Starbucks is testing an evening menu that includes wine at more than 25 locations. Now, the company's chief operating officer says it plans to offer its nighttime fare at thousands of U.S. stores.
Mar 20, 2014 — A review by the Federal Aviation Administration and Boeing has concluded that the troubled 787 known as the Dreamliner is safe.