Recently, people in the small western town of Bethel, Alaska, got very excited when they saw flyers announcing the opening of a Taco Bell. But then, residents got the sad news: the flyers were a hoax. But the people of Bethel will not go taco-less.
Everyone who lost a home to the Waldo Canyon Fire in Colorado seems to have a story about stuff: the stuff they grabbed as they fled, the treasures they forgot to pack. Colorado Public Radio's Megan Verlee reports on what it means to start over.
When Time columnist Joe Klein travels the country covering politics, he likes to bring an extra set of ears. His recent road trip with musician Ry Cooder led him to an impromptu and apolitical jam session.
Since the Supreme Court's ruling that essentially the Affordable Care Act, it's been hard to separate substance from rhetoric. The 5-4 vote in the Supreme Court is now front and center in the presidential campaign. Host David Greene talks with NPR's Mara Liasson about whether it's likely to remain a defining issue in the weeks and months ahead.
Many of the planes used by the U.S. Forest Service to combat wildfires were made shortly after World War II. The recent deaths of two Idaho pilots have brought the safety of the aging and shrinking air fleet into question.
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