Originally published on Tue January 7, 2014 5:38 pm
Saying she is "devastated" to have to miss the competition, Team USA's best-known and most dominant Alpine skier said Tuesday that she will not be competing in next month's Winter Olympics.
Here's what Linsey Vonn posted on her Facebook page:
Originally published on Tue January 7, 2014 10:48 am
In a combative interview from North Korea, former NBA star Dennis Rodman defended his "basketball diplomacy" in the repressive country and seemed to imply that he believes American businessman Kenneth Bae, sentenced to 15 years' hard labor for allegedly trying to overthrow the Kim Jong Un regime, is guilty.
Originally published on Tue January 7, 2014 10:56 am
While this week's super-cold conditions across much of the nation are fascinating and fun for many of us, there is a far more serious side to the story.
Originally published on Thu January 9, 2014 12:27 pm
Could a little red circle really make me bypass short ribs and mashed potatoes for some cod and rice instead? You've got to be kidding.
Well, a team of doctors at Massachusetts General Hospital sure think so — at least sometimes — and they have a study that backs them up.
It's research that hits close to home: Last April, when NPR moved into new headquarters, we got a snazzy new cafeteria. And little colored circles started popping up on menus.
Originally published on Tue January 7, 2014 10:20 am
Yes, it's going to be awfully cold again Tuesday for 150 million or so Americans.
But if below-zero temperatures aren't to your liking, take heart:
"Bitterly cold air over the eastern two-thirds of the country will slowly moderate through Wednesday," the National Weather Service says.