President Obama returns to Illinois this week and to the city of Galesburg, site of a pivotal speech he made early in his first presidential campaign. His speech Wednesday will be a set of proposals for strengthening the economy.
A federal bankruptcy court will be the scene for some colossal decisions about the future of Detroit, which filed for Chapter 9 bankruptcy protection last week. One of the issues is whether retirees will see their benefits cut.
There have been over 40 arrests of players since the NFL regular season ended, most notably Aaron Hernandez's murder charge. Whether a problem exists in pro football is still in question, but the NFL already has programs designed to help athletes with off-the-field issues.
Breathing in, not out, has landed several homemade blowgun enthusiasts in the emergency room, a study says. They recovered with no lasting harm. But the report says doctors should be aware of the risks posed by Internet instructions for DIY blowguns.
You've heard it before: Republicans and Democrats can't work together. Now more than 70 congressional members from both parties are coming together to change that. Host Michel Martin talks with Rep. Reid Ribble (R-WI), and Rep. Jim Cooper (D-TN), about their plan to end the Washington gridlock.
Every 30 minutes a child ends up in the emergency room after being injured by a television. Flat screen TVs aren't necessarily safer, according to a study. They are heavy and perhaps even more likely to tip over than those old tube monsters. Experts say TVs need to be tethered to a wall.
Mary Hvizda went viral when a Wisconsin drum shop posted video of her wailing away. At first, her identity was a mystery. But now we know who she is — and that while she's not really a grandmother, she does love to rock.
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