In her weekly essay, host Michel Martin closes the book on Black History Month and looks ahead to Women's History Month. Tell Me More will bring a series of conversations with the authors of biographies about remarkable women.
The insect is so large — as big as a human hand — it's been dubbed a "tree lobster." It was thought to be extinct, but some enterprising entomologists scoured a barren hunk of rock in the middle of the ocean and found surviving Lord Howe Island stick insects.
If Obama president sounded confident, maybe even a bit triumphant, some polling suggested he had good reason to feel upbeat, at least in Michigan. A recent NBC News/Marist poll found the president leading Romney in the state by 18 percentage points and Santorum by 26 points.
Writer Laura Vanderkam says she used to tell people that she was "too busy to breathe." In a piece for The Wall Street Journal, Vanderkam explains the changes she made to get the most out of the 168 hours in each week.
When you give to WAMU, your tax-deductible membership gift helps make possible award-winning programs such as Morning Edition, All Things Considered, The Diane Rehm Show, The Kojo Nnamdi Show, and other favorites.