General Motors scored a legal victory on Thursday. A judge ruled that the automaker did not have to advise owners of over 2 million cars to keep their vehicles off the road. GM recalled those cars because their ignition switches are faulty.There are still concerns, however, that GM is rolling out that recall much too slowly.
HOST INTRO: The world has lost a literary giant. Gabriel García Márquez, a Colombian novelist and journalist, died at his home in Mexico City on Thursday. He was 87. Márquez is widely credited with pioneering the literary genre known as magical realism, which brings the fantastical and real together. Edith Grossman translated Marquez’s novel, “Love […]
Thirty six thousand runners will line the streets of Boston to run on Marathon Monday — one year after three people died and over 250 were injured in a bombing at the finish line. Security will be tight. Crowds are expected to be bigger than ever. Psychologist Monica O’Neal lives in Boston. She says on […]
HOST INTRO: Every couple has a story about how they met. For Chris Mathias’ parents, their story involves the Catholic Church, laxatives, and John Denver. — AMBI: Bring up “Sunshine On My Shoulders.” Fade under narration. If it weren’t for this song, I might not be here. AMBI: Bring up “Sunshine” again, until “Sunshine on […]
The Obama administration is reviewing deportation procedures to make them more humane. But will parents and siblings of DREAmers might just have some relief after the review?
Industry analysts say Amazon is getting ready to roll out its grocery delivery service, Fresh, to New York at some point this year. That, paired with a new device that makes it easier for customers to shop online, is set to disrupt the city’s grocery market.
The emerging field of synthetic biology has hit a milestone: creating an entire chromosome—one of the 16 belonging to yeast—from scratch.
As Chris Christie tries to put the George Washington Bridge Scandal behind him, he’s gone on major networks to talk about how the event has made him a better leader–even tipping his hand to suggest potential presidential ambitions. But Christie’s path through the Republican primary may have a few lane closures of its own.
NYC wants to be a global technology center — a natural home for start-ups. But when it comes to broadband infrastructure buildout and speed, it lags behind many of its peers. What is the city doing to ensure it’s competitive place and what are the obstacles in its way.