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
The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola
The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.
I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.
Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.
Students Aren’t Going to College Football Games as Much Anymore
And schools are getting worried.
160 Countries Host Marches to Demand Action on Climate Change
- Protesters Take to the Streets to Sound Alarm on Climate Change in New York, Across the World
- Knife-Carrying White House Jumper is Vet who Feared “Atmosphere Was Collapsing”
- North Korea: American Sentenced to Hard Labor Wanted to Become “Second Snowden”
- Almost One in Four Americans Support Idea of Splitting From the Union
Blacks Don’t Have a Corporal Punishment Problem
Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology.