Stories for April 27, 2013
This week, Morning Edition ran a series of reports and interviews about coffee. Here at Code Switch, we decided to add to the "coffee talk" with a snapshot of a café in northeast Los Angeles where, for some, gentrification is synonymous with a good cappuccino with a design on the foam.
Kansan journalist Jason Probst says the Kansas he knows has disappeared.
Less than a week after mandatory furloughs began that idled as much as 10 percent of U.S. air traffic controllers, the Federal Aviation Administration has ended its furlough program. The move comes after Congress voted to let the FAA move money around in its budget -- a quick response that came after several days of travel delays that were either caused by or worsened by the furloughs.
Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer is recovering in a Georgetown hospital Saturday, following surgery for a fractured right shoulder.
Faced with sharp financial losses stemming from the Boston Marathon bombing attack and the days of forced closure that followed, businesses in the affected Copley Square area can apply for federal help, the Small Business Administration announced Friday.
North Korea has accused an American tourist with committing crimes against the state and trying to bring down the country's regime, according to the North's official news agency.
Federal agents who are investigating poison-laced letters that were sent to President Obama and others have arrested Everett Dutschke, of Tupelo, Miss. The Daily Journal of Tupelo reports that the arrest occurred around 1 a.m. Saturday.
The Situation Room is one of the most mysterious and important rooms in the White House. It's where Lyndon Johnson made decisions about the Vietnam War; where Bill Clinton learned about the bombing of the USS Cole; and where George W. Bush gave the order to begin the Iraq War.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg seems determined to become the formidable adversary the National Rifle Association has never had.