In New Jersey, A Beef Over Pork Roll Sparks Rival Festivals - What is pork roll? As one fan puts it, "It's like Spam meets bacon." And this Saturday, Trenton, N.J., will host not one, but two competing festivals devoted to this Garden State meat delicacy.
Fri, 22 May 2015 17:42:00 -0400
Pre-Race Day, Indy 500 Struggles With Flying Cars - Leading up to the premier race is a series of unpredictable airborne crashes â€” and no one can explain why. Officials have mandated a lower driving speed, while engineers work to find some solution.
Fri, 22 May 2015 17:39:49 -0400
Man Convicted Of Killing D.C. Intern Chandra Levy To Get New Trial - Prosecutors have agreed not to oppose a new trial for Ingmar Guandique, who was found guilty in 2010 of killing Levy in 2001.
Fri, 22 May 2015 17:30:00 -0400
Decision On Gay Scout Leaders To Come By October, Group's Head Says - Robert Gates, the former CIA director and former defense secretary, tells NPR that the Boy Scouts of America needs to talk to its sponsoring institutions about the potential change.
Fri, 22 May 2015 17:01:00 -0400
What Archbishop Romero's Beatification Means For El Salvador Today - Saturday's ceremony ends a long battle for recognition of the staunch defender of the poor assassinated in 1980. But some say the violence-wracked country is no better off now than it was then.
Fri, 22 May 2015 16:29:00 -0400
Obama: Camden, N.J., Police A Model For Improving Community Relations - "Wherever you walk around, there goes a cop," says one resident, who is happy with the changes in the city. But some critics still see evidence of old-school police tactics that they say don't work.
Fri, 22 May 2015 16:26:00 -0400
The Future Of Cardiology Will Be Shown In 3-D - The Living Heart Project aims to create a detailed simulation of the human heart that doctors and engineers can use to test experimental treatments and interventions.
Fri, 22 May 2015 15:41:00 -0400
Thai Authorities Arrest Protesters On Anniversary Of 2014 Coup - At least 13 people were arrested in the capital, Bangkok, and seven others in the country's northeast after they staged protests against Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha's rule.
Fri, 22 May 2015 15:39:46 -0400
ISIS Affiliate Claims Responsibility For Suicide Attack In Saudi Arabia - The bombing of a Shiite mosque killed at least 19 people. The claim of responsibility is a first for the extremist group involving an attack inside the kingdom.
Fri, 22 May 2015 14:32:00 -0400
Who Let The Dogs In? We Did, About 30,000 Years Ago - A new study suggests that canis familiaris split from wolves much earlier than the 11,000 to 16,000 years ago that was long assumed.
Fri, 22 May 2015 13:32:00 -0400
Some Clinton Emails Were Retroactively Classified - The State Department released the first batch of 296 emails from the former secretary of state's private email account. Some were classified at the request of the FBI after the fact.
Fri, 22 May 2015 12:04:00 -0400
A Desk That Can Take A Ton Of Earthquake Rubble - It's fairly light, costs $35 per student and could save lives in earthquake zones. But not everyone thinks this quake-proof desk is a good idea.
Fri, 22 May 2015 12:03:00 -0400
Your Roommate In The Nursing Home Might Be A Bedbug - If you're in a medical facility, bedbugs should not be on your worry list. But infestations of the bloodsucking insects in nursing homes and hospitals are on the rise.
Fri, 22 May 2015 11:14:00 -0400
Covered California Votes To Cap What Patients Pay For Pricey Drugs - The agency that administers Obamacare in California moved to make expensive medicines more affordable in 2016. In most plans, patients will pay no more than $150 or $250 a month.
Fri, 22 May 2015 10:46:00 -0400
2 Biker Rallies: One White, One Black â€” One 'Badass,' The Other, Just 'Bad' - A pair of motorcycle rallies in Myrtle Beach, S.C. â€” one black, one white â€” tell us a lot about who gets the benefit of the doubt when it comes to biker culture.
Fri, 22 May 2015 09:48:00 -0400