News

Pages

A Blue View
4:17 pm
Tue July 28, 2015

Nature, Our Best Defense Against Nature - 7/28/15

Credit sierraclub.org

The East Coast faced a deadly adversary in October 2012: Hurricane Sandy swept through 24 states, leaving over $68 billion of damage in its wake. It was a reminder of just how powerful Mother Nature can be.

Read more
The Nature of Things
4:07 pm
Tue July 28, 2015

Shark Myths

Sharks have a bad rap.  Especially lately as Sharknado 3 airs on cable, Jaws celebrates its 40th anniversary and a rash of shark attacks cropped up along the East Coast. Thanks to sensationalized stories and stereotyping, sharks have become feared rather than revered.


Read more
Midday with Dan Rodricks: Tues. July 28, 1-2 PM
11:47 am
Tue July 28, 2015

Teen Pregnancy and Long-Acting Contraception

Intrauterine devices are a type of long-acting removable contraception, which public health officials are promoting for use by teens.

Colorado saw its teen pregnancy rate drop 40 percent from 2009 to 2013. The rate of teen abortions fell 42 percent. Behind those impressive decreases was an experiment in long-acting contraception, implantable devices that last for years, and are considered the most effective forms of birth control. In this hour, we take a look at how Colorado increased access to long-term birth control, and how that experiment has affected the life outcomes of many young, low-income woman. What can Maryland learn from the Colorado experience?

Read more
Midday with Dan Rodricks: Tues, July 28, 12-1 PM
11:28 am
Tue July 28, 2015

Midday Politics

President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama visited Tanzania as part of the White House's official trip to Africa.

In this edition of Midday Politics, we we take a look at national headlines. From Donald Trump's remarks about immigrants and the crowded Republican presidential field (can you name all 16 formally announced candidates?), to President Obama's trip to Africa and the Iran nuclear deal. Our guests: political scientists Melissa Deckman of Washington College, and Morgan State University's Max Hilare.

Read more
Radio Kitchen #1343
8:27 am
Tue July 28, 2015

Stuffed Peppers Rioja Style

July 28, 2015 - Radio Kitchen - Stuffed Peppers Rioja Style

It always happens:  I go on a trip and I try a wonderful dish and I want to recreate it at home.  In this case I was in Spain, in a lovely restaurant in Salamanca where they served us a dish of red peppers stuffed with shredded beef, smothered in a tangy pepper and tomato sauce.  The menu translated the name of the dish as Stuffed Peppers Rioja Style.

Read more

Pages