It's the one-year anniversary of Japan's devastating earthquake and Tsunami and there's still plenty of work to be done. There's frustration about the government's response, concerns over nuclear reactors, and overall dampened spirits as those who evacuated have abandoned their towns all together. Weekends on All Things Considered host Guy Raz checks in with NPR's Anthony Kuhn about the progress of Japan's slow recovery.
Telemundo announced that its telenovelaEl Señor de los Cielos (Lord of the Skies) will be back for an unheard of second season. This is a radical departure from traditional telenovelas, which have a clear beginning and a definitive ending.
In a new poll, parents complain that their children are not getting nearly enough time for a basic school ritual: eating lunch. And that's worrying parents and administrators, given that about one-third of American kids are overweight or obese.
The Washington Post reports that the agency is gathering nearly 5 billion records a day on the whereabouts of cellphones around the world. One official told the newspaper the NSA is getting vast volumes of location data by tapping into the cables that connect mobile networks globally.
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