The northwestern United States is entering one of its latest cherry seasons. As migrant workers pick the fruit in a lush Washington orchard, they sing to remember loved ones back in their native countries.
The U.S. tax code is thousands of pages of complicated deductions and loopholes. Republicans and Democrats have plans for an overhaul, but does tax reform have any hope of getting through a deadlocked Congress?
As Cities Plan for Waterfront Renovation, Lyon Runs a Victory Lap Around Its Finished Project (Photos)No renderings here: the banks of Lyon's Rhône River have served as a public park since 2007. Photos: Alex Davies Recently, the idea of reconnecting cities with their rivers has gotten pretty popular. Since February, we've covered announcements from Paris, London, New York and Minneapolis that they will be kicking out cars in favor of parks for pedestrians and cyclists, and have featured some very sexy renderings. But while the futures of the the Seine, Thames, East, Hudson and Mississippi Rivers are bright, none of them can match Lyon's Rhône River. That's because Lyon has already finished its waterfront renovation- it's been done si...Read the full story on TreeHugger
The scandal that has collapsed the British tabloid, News of the World, and rocked the News Corp. empire, brings into question the pervasive influence of Rupert Murdoch's media holdings on British media and politics.
Frequent flyer Thomas Stuker will take a United Airlines flight from Los Angeles to Chicago Saturday, taking him to a total of 10 million miles flown. Host Scott Simon talks with Stuker, whose accumulated mileage equals about 400 trips around the world.