Leisure & Lifestyle

Dan Buettner: "Blue Zones: Second Edition"

Dan Buettner: "Blue Zones: Second Edition"

November 21, 2012

Researcher, explorer and author Dan Buettner on the latest research about so-called "Blue Zones" locales, where residents live longer than anywhere else on earth.

Amanda Bennett: "The Cost of Hope"

June 6, 2012

Pulitzer-Prize-winning reporter and editor Amanda Bennett investigates the cost of trying to keep her beloved husband alive as he battled cancer. A memoir of love and health care.

Pianist and Conductor Vladimir Ashkenazy

Pianist and Conductor Vladimir Ashkenazy

April 10, 2012

Vladimir Ashkenazy is a classical music star who was born in the Stalinist era in the Soviet Union. He moved to London in the 1960s. Ashkenazy is a renowned chamber music performer and six-time Grammy award-winning pianist. He is also a...

Efforts to Deal With Bullying

March 15, 2012

Thirteen million kids in the US will be bullied this year. This according to the new documentary “Bully.” It’s one of two films drawing attention to the issue. The other film, “Speak Up!” was screened yesterday before a DC...

"I Know Who You Are and I Saw What You Did: Social Networks and the Death of Privacy"

January 10, 2012

Social networks have empowered us and connected us to people around the world. In the last year, they have even been credited with fostering democracies. But they have also eroded our personal privacy and made us more vulnerable. Data...

New Catch Limits to Preserve U.S. Fisheries

January 10, 2012

The U.S will be the first in the world to impose catch limits on its fisheries. Diane and guests take a look at what the new regulations will mean for fish populations and commercial and recreational fishing.

Boomerang Kids

December 13, 2011

The number of Americans living in multigenerational households has been on the rise in recent years. Census data shows 5.9 million adults between 25 and 34 years of age currently live at home with their parent. That's an increase of almost...

Holiday Shopping and the Economy

November 23, 2011

Black Friday comes early this year as some retailers open their doors Thanksgiving night in hopes of cashing in. Holiday spending and what it could mean for the economy.

Treating or Ignoring Prostate Cancer

October 11, 2011

A new report coming out on Tuesday says a routine prostate cancer test could do more harm than good. It recommends that healthy men should not get the prostate-specific antigen, or P.S.A., exam. Some physicians argue that the test can...

The Constitution Today: Redistricting

March 22, 2011

A look at how the U.S. Constitution sets up the redistricting process.

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