Eric Auld wants a full-time job. He barely earns enough, part-time, to cover the bills. After a fruitless job search, he grew more curious about his competitors. So he created a fake Craigslist ad and, in one day, received 653 responses from applicants with a wide range of education and experience.
Two recent police-involved shootings in Anaheim, California have led to demonstrations against the city's police. Anaheim has a large minority population, and some people are raising questions about how the police deal with residents. Host Michel Martin talks with Anaheim's Mayor Tom Tait, who is calling for a federal investigation into the shootings.
After a stampede at a 1979 show in Ohio, the mayor of Providence said the band couldn't play in his city. But The Who will be there next February, and 10 fans who still had their old tickets won't be disappointed again.
Last November, the officer's use of pepper spray on Occupy protesters became a national story after video of the incident went viral. An investigation concluded there was no need for it to have happened.
Kristin Armstrong has successfully defended her gold medal in the Olympic time trial, winning the race held in Surrey, England. Armsrtong finished the 26-km course in 37:34.82, nearly 16 seconds ahead of Judith Arndt of Germany, who won the silver.
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