Wednesday, April 24th 2013
Here & Now producer Emiko Tamagawa doesn't run. But she loves the Boston Marathon and spotting those brightly colored bags.
From Phoenix to David Bowie.
Poet and writing professor Lloyd Schwartz, who's also a regular commentator for NPR's "Fresh Air," shares some of his favorite new poets. You can read a poem from each one.
The most extensive and sophisticated surveillance operation is in New York City, where cameras are linked up with sophisticated computer programs that can pinpoint suspicious activity.
The European Union's anti-terror chief says that hundreds of Europeans are now fighting with rebel forces in Syria. There's concern that some the fighters could join al-Qaida-linked groups.
Colleges are creating unmanned aircraft programs to meet the demand of the growing drone industry. A recent study says the industry could create 70,000 jobs in the next decade.
Police have a new "person of interest" in the investigation of ricin-laced letters sent to President Barack Obama, Mississippi U.S. Senator Roger Wicker and a county judge in Mississippi.