Stories for April 16, 2012
Central Idaho’s Frank Church–River of No Return Wilderness is the largest contiguous wilderness area in the lower 48 States. Endless rugged mountains, wild rivers, forests and deep canyons define this land — home to numerous species of wildlife, including wolves, who have just returned after 50 years of near absence. A young couple, Isaac and Bjornen Babcock, chose this wilderness for their year-long honeymoon. But what begins as a romantic adventure becomes something much greater for the couple — and a tale of hope and celebration for every life trying to make it in the unforgiving heart of the wilderness.
April 17th -- tomorrow -- is tax day. If you haven't filed yet, you are not alone. The IRS reports a third of taxpayers wait until April to file.
Agents spotted the boat two miles off the coast of Ocean Beach and swarmed it when made landfall.
A FRONTLINE investigation finds serious flaws in some of the best-known tools of forensic science and wide inconsistencies in how forensic evidence is presented in the courtroom. From the sensational murder trial of Casey Anthony and the FBI’s botched investigation of the Madrid terrorist bombing to capital cases in rural Mississippi, FRONTLINE documents how a field with few uniform standards and unproven science can undermine the search for justice.
A brewery built in Barrio Logan after Prohibition contained bright murals and colorful windows, furniture and even ceiling beams. The property is now a parking lot, and the art's been sitting in storage for more than two decades. This is the first of a two-part series reported together with Voice of San Diego.
Keith Poole of the University of Georgia, with collaborator Howard Rosenthal of New York University, has spent decades charting the partisan ideological shifts and polarization in Congress from the 18th Century until now to get the view of how the political landscape has changed from 30,000 feet up. What they have found is that the Republican Party is the most conservative it has been a century.
Authorities searched today for a 22-year-old North County woman who disappeared last week under suspicious circumstances after getting together with an active-duty serviceman, who was later jailed on an unrelated weapon charge.
Chronic pain sufferers could get doctor-prescribed medicines sooner under a bill in the California Legislature.
A new poll shows women prefer Obama over Gov. Mitt Romney by 19 points. Even some Republican women say Democrats probably represent women's interests better. That perception problem is something many GOP leaders are trying to fight — luckily, some of them are women, too.