Friday, Sept. 10, 2004
Summary Judgment: Criminal, Cellular, Resident Evil: Apocalypse
Ben Williams presents a roundup of what film critics are saying about this weekend's major movie studio releases, including Criminal, Cellular, and Resident Evil: Apocalypse.
Thursday, Sept. 9, 2004
Thursday, Sept. 9, 2004
Medical Examiner: AWOL Inhalable Alcohol
NPR's Noah Adams speaks with Amanda Schaffer about a new device that allows people to inhale alcohol. The maker says the device—called Alcohol Without Liquid, or AWOL—won't produce serious hangovers. But Schaffer says inhalable alcohol could prove to be even more addictive than traditional drinks. Listen to the segment.
Explainer: Genesis Probe and Solar Wind
Andy Bowers explains why NASA uses precious metals to collect so-called "solar wind." NASA's Genesis capsule crash-landed Wednesday in the Utah desert after a three-year mission to study particles streaming from the sun. Listen to the segment.
Chatterbox: Bush's National Guard Problem
NPR's Noah Adams talks with Jonah Goldberg of National Review and Timothy Noah about revelations concerning President Bush's Texas Air National Guard service, and how the information could play out in the presidential campaign. Listen to the segment.
Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2004
On the Trail: Kerry Goes on the Attack
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. John Kerry is changing his strategy—Chris Suellentrop talks with NPR's Noah Adams about how Kerry is going on the attack against President Bush, focusing more on domestic issues instead of foreign policy. Listen to the segment.
Jurisprudence: Muslim Sharia Law in Ontario
NPR's Noah Adams speaks with Dahlia Lithwick about how Canadian lawmakers are handling the separation of church and state as applied to Muslims who recognize the Muslim code of law called sharia in Ontario. Listen to the segment.
Monday, Sept. 6, 2004
Swingers: Which Way, Washington?
Chris Suellentrop speaks with NPR's Noah Adams about which way the state of Washington might swing in the upcoming presidential election. It's the latest installment in a Day to Day series profiling the most contested states this election season. Listen to the segment.
Explainer: Labor Day
Many Americans are enjoying time off from the strain of work this Labor Day. Andy Bowers offers this "Explainer" on the history of the holiday, and how it's connected to union politics. Listen to the segment.