Friday, Dec. 28, 2007
Politics: Will Bhutto's Death Impact U.S. Candidates?
John Dickerson discusses how the presidential hopefuls are incorporating the assassination of former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto into their campaigns. Listen to the segment.
Summary Judgment: Water or Bucket?
Mark Jordan Legan reviews what the critics have to say about new movie releases. This week he tells us about The Water Horse, The Great Debaters, and The Bucket List. Listen to the segment.
Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2007
Medical Examiner: Honey May Be Good Cough Remedy After All
With all the negative news about children's cough syrup, some parents are wondering how to treat their sick kids. It turns out that honey may be just the thing. New research published in the Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine suggests this old remedy is good for coughs. Alex Chadwick gets the story from pediatrician Sydney Spiesel. Listen to the segment.
TODAY IN SLATE
Justice Ginsburg’s Crucial Dissent in the Texas Voter ID Case
The Jarring Experience of Watching White Americans Speak Frankly About Race
How Facebook’s New Feature Could Come in Handy During a Disaster
The Most Ingenious Teaching Device Ever Invented
Sprawl, Decadence, and Environmental Ruin in Nevada
You Should Be Able to Sell Your Kidney
Or at least trade it for something.
- Texas Lab Worker on Cruise Tests Negative for Ebola as Dallas Hospital Apologizes
- Police Use Tear Gas to Break Up College Pumpkin Festival Turned Violent
- Racist Rancher Cliven Bundy Challenges Eric Holder in Bizarre Campaign Ad
- Supreme Court Allows Texas Law That Accepts Handgun Permits but not College IDs to Vote
An All-Female Mission to Mars
As a NASA guinea pig, I verified that women would be cheaper to launch than men.