Stories for August 22, 2012
A bill that would ban the use of dogs to hunt bears or bobcats in California has passed the State Assembly after a bitter debate.
Veteran journalists Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff anchor complete live coverage of the Republican National Political Convention, from the opening gavel to its official close. Between speeches and events on the convention floor, Ifill and Woodruff interview political newsmakers and solicit analysis and perspective from NewsHour regulars Shields and Brooks, presidential historians and others.
Many traffic fines would go up a dollar under a bill approved by the California Senate today.
Heavy-duty diesel trucks filling the air with dark smoke were inspected at Otay Mesa before entering Mexico today.
Uncover the secrets and hidden treasures of some of the world's most exciting destinations in the second season of TRAVELSCOPE. While most visitors head for Hollywood or Rodeo Drive, host Joseph Rosendo introduces viewers to some of Los Angeles’ little-known treasures from hiking in the Santa Monica Mountains and wine tasting in Malibu to the Venice Beach drum circle — a weekly celebration of the city’s diversity.
The New York Times claims 2,000 Americans have died in the Afghanstan War as of this week. CNN tallied the death toll at 2,000 back in June. The Department of Defense reports the number of U.S. troops dead in Operation Enduring Freedom at 1,972. But is civilian America even noticing? Most polls say no.
News that Southern California Edison is laying off 730 employees at the San Onofre nuclear power plant has many questioning what the future holds for the idle plant. Both reactors have been offline since January, when leaks were found inside tubes that carry radioactive water through the steam generators. We take a look.
In this episode, Andreas visits the county of Hedmark in Eastern Norway, a region known for big farms and abundance of produce. Inspired by 19th-century recipes of Norway's first cookbook writer, Andreas makes beef meatballs, sour cream porridge with air-cured ham and thick steaks served with mushroom ragu and potato gratin.
Chef Ming explores Peranakan cooking in Singapore with chef and cookbook author Shermay Lee whose cooking is living proof that grandmothers know best. Sharing with Ming her grandmother’s decades old recipe for a traditional dish, Shermay takes us, and Ming, on a culinary adventure. From finding ingredients in an outdoor market to using her family’s timeworn mortar and pestle, this episode highlights the culinary history and the exotic flavors found only in Singapore.
It's graduation day for 55 San Diego youths who have remained drug-free and law-abiding for nine months.