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Navy Launches Its First Drone Squadron

The squadron of both manned and unmanned helicopters will include Northrop Grumman's "Fire Scout" drone.

Crunching The Numbers On Blacks' Views On Gays

When the veteran NBA player Jason Collins came out, an old narrative about black antigay sentiment was resurrected. But is it true?

Massive Spire Lifted To Top Of New World Trade Center Building

The spire, which acts as a platform for various broadcast antennas, was readied for installation Thursday. The actual spire-raising will take place at a later date.

Overseas Labor Abuses Prompt Business Shutdown

Host Michel Martin talks to Loretta Tofani, who closed her furniture store after discovering poor working conditions at the Chinese factories that supplied her business. She talks about how she made her decision, and about the factory building collapse in Bangladesh.

Interrogations Without Torture

In the aftermath of the Boston bombings, some critics said investigators should have used harsh interrogation techniques with the surviving suspect. Host Michel Martin speaks with counterterrorism expert and former FBI Agent Joe Navarro about how attitudes about torture have evolved, and what really are the most effective ways to interrogate.

After Socking The Rockies, Snowstorm Moves East

A rare May storm is pouring record snowfall in parts of the Plains and the Upper Midwest. And there's concern that snowflakes could fall as far south as Alabama and Mississippi.

Grocery Home Delivery May Be Greener Than Schlepping To The Store

Getting groceries delivered may be the easiest environmentally-friendly thing you've ever done, new research says. Think of it as your food taking mass transit.

Obama Picks Major Fundraiser To Be Next Commerce Secretary

Penny Pritzker, a Chicago business executive, is one of the nation's richest people. She raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for the president's campaigns. She also, Obama said Thursday, has "built companies from the ground up."