| Sep 26, 2013
| 4:20 AM
Ben started bringing home "Big Nate" books from the library...literally reading them for hours...enamored with this funny boy who racks-up detentions and gets himself into silly scrapes.
We read together...and then I asked Ben: "Where is Nate's mom?" ...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 1:06 PM
In the first segment, Stan talks with Scot X. Esdaile, president of the Connecticut chapter of the NAACP, and Muhammad Ansari, president of the Hartford chapter of the NAACP, about racial disparities in jobs held in the health care field.
| Feb 11, 2014
| 3:21 AM
Shirley Temple Black, who as the most popular child movie star of all time lifted a filmgoing nation’s spirits during the Depression and then grew up to be a diplomat, has died. She was 85.
Black died late Monday at her home in Woodside, Calif.,...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 7:00 AM
The Obama administration says it won’t be able to pay some bills unless it can borrow more money soon. It says the government’s $16.7 trillion debt ceiling will be hit by Oct. 17, and it may default on its obligations for the first time ever...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 4:30 PM
The obesity epidemic is among the most critical health issues facing the United States. Although it has generated a lot of attention and calls for solutions, it also has served up a super-sized portion of myths and misunderstandings.
1. If you're obese,...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 9:54 PM
Life magazine photographer Bill Eppridge was on assignment taking pictures of wild horses in the Montana mountains in 1968 when he got word that Robert F. Kennedy was running for president.
"I jumped into my Jeep, drove about 20 miles down the worst...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 5:21 PM
The George Washington Bridge claimed a casualty Wednesday. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's political ambitions were killed by a lethal stew of texts, emails and orange cones. You don't see that very often.
The fatal conspiracy began last summer. One of...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 5:10 PM
N.J. Gov. Chris Christie apologized Thursday for traffic jams his aides caused in Fort Lee, N.J. in September and said that he knew nothing of the scheme until this week. The brash governor said he was “blindsided” to learn that an aide and an...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 5:00 PM
Sara Fritz, an award-winning journalist who covered politics on Capitol Hill for more than three decades, including 14 years at the Los Angeles Times, died Wednesday in Washington, D.C. She was 68.
Fritz developed a lung infection after successful hip...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 7:37 PM
Long before jazz pianist Billy Taylor became world-famous, he planned in high school to switch to saxophone. But then he heard the new kid in school — Frank Wess — play the horn.
"He's the reason I don't play the tenor saxophone," Taylor...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 3:39 PM
President Obama acknowledged Friday that his administration botched the rollout of his signature health care policy — and said it was his biggest mistake of 2013. “Since I’m in charge, obviously we screwed it up,” he said....