Stories for February 2, 2013
Americans seeking stem cell replacement therapy hope the process can heal them of myriad diseases, and a 2011 report by the Baker Institute estimated the industry could bring in $16 billion in revenue by 2020.
As any seasoned playwright will tell you, writing a play is hard enough. Getting it to the stage is a real feat. KPBS culture reporter Angela Carone spoke with a young woman who wrote a play while serving time in juvenile hall. Now that play will be staged at the Lyceum Theater.
The White House has released proof that President Obama really did shoot skeet -- at least once -- at the Maryland presidential retreat, last summer.
2013 is full of promise on the arts and culture front. Culture Lust contributor Alex Morales shares her top 10 picks for the month of February.
It's been more than three months since Hurricane Sandy crashed ashore, and many family-owned businesses in New York and New Jersey are still struggling to get back on their feet.
There are an estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants living in the United States, and it's a number you might have heard a lot about this week from Washington lawmakers.
The Superdome in New Orleans has hosted heavyweight fights, papal visits, and -- after this weekend -- seven Super Bowls, an NFL record. But no event looms larger in the dome's history than Hurricane Katrina, the 2005 storm that turned the stadium into a teeming shelter of last resort.
Despite the cold and snow, some signs of spring are starting to break through in Colorado. The public library in the small town of Basalt is trying an experiment: In addition to borrowing books, residents can now check out seeds.