As Republicans now in control of the House move to repeal the new health care law, the familiar arguments from last year have picked up again.Supporters of the law argue that it will extend coverage to millions of people who are now uninsured and will save the government money in the long run.
A word about the awful things that happen to people and what we choose to do – or not do – about them.I am not talking about the horrible mass shooting in Tucson over the weekend that killed six people and gravely wounded several others, including Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords.I am talking about
With birds dropping willy-nilly out of the sky, blackbirds in Arkansas, jackdaws in Sweden, turtledoves in Italy, people are wondering if something has gone seriously and dangerously wrong. What are these birds telling us?
Gabe Zimmerman was known "as a conciliator with a deft touch when it came to working with difficult or angry people," Morning Edition's Steve Inskeep noted earlier.But the flag at the U.S. Capitol has been flown at half-staff to honor the 30-year-old community outreach director for Rep.