Stories for November 9, 2013
The online magazine Ozy covers people, places and trends on the horizon. Co-founder Carlos Watson joins All Things Considered regularly to tell us about the site's latest discoveries.
The Steinway piano company has a new owner. This fall, the investment firm Paulson & Co. -- led by billionaire John Paulson -- spent about $500 million and bought all of Steinway & Sons, the venerated piano maker.
A year after Superstorm Sandy stranded many New Yorkers without power for days, a federal judge has ruled that New York City's emergency plans violate the Americans with Disabilities Act. Those shortcomings, the judge found, leave almost 900,000 residents in danger, and many say the ruling could have implications for local governments across the country.
California has a new law that's supposed to get more of the state's children vaccinated against measles, whooping cough and other infectious diseases.
The offenders left the Vista Detention Facility before dawn Friday en route to the training facilities in central California, according to county officials.
In reality, no one had been snatched and the callers didn't even know who they were dialing, according to a federal indictment unsealed Friday.
Nurse assistants and home health aides provide intimate care, bathing, feeding and dressing the elderly, disabled or ill. So what happens when an abusive caregiver hurts a patient?