Tempest in the Vatican?
Today is Ash Wednesday in the Catholic Church, and for the first time in his reign, the pope will be unable to attend services due to his illness. We'll talk about the idea that he may resign, and talk about possible successors to Pope John Paul II.
The State of the Unions
We talk with former Congressman David Bonior about the state of the country's unions.
Health reporter Judy Forman tells us about a phenomenon in which patients wake up during surgery.
We hear from listeners.
A company in Michigan has told workers to quit smoking or be fired.
Blood and Honor
We hear about a German dueling society where rapiers are replaced with sharpened swords.
Remembering Minnie Mae
They bickered but they were deeply in love for 54 years, and in the last couple of years we learned about how she was aging.
This program aired on February 9, 2005.