An in-depth roundup of the latest news, along with reports, analysis, and commentaries from NPR and Capital Public Radio News. Hosted locally by Donna Apidone with statewide and regional news anchored by Steve Milne.
Why Is Locating A Lost Airliner So Hard?
Renee Montagne talks with aviation reporter Stephen Trimble about airplane technology and black boxes.
Tiny Sushi Is A Big Hit At Tokyo Restaurant
The sushi is so small customers might need tweezers rather than chopsticks to eat it. That's because the sushi is made with a single grain of rice. It started out as a joke but customers loved it.
New Zealand Man Wagers His Name In A Poker Game
After losing the bet, he had to change his name to one just shy of the 100-character limit for new names in New Zealand. The incident came to light recently because his passport expired.
Ukraine Crisis Weighs Heavy On Other Foreign Policy Issues
Is the rift with Russia over Ukraine impeding U.S. diplomatic efforts to end the war in Syria and curb Iran's nuclear ambitions? Renee Montagne talks to Aaron David Miller of the Wilson Center.
Examining The Relationship Between Obama And Putin
For what President Obama and Vladimir Putin think of each other, David Greene talks to Angela Stent. Her new book, The Limits of Partnership: U.S.-Russian Relations in the Twenty-First Century.
Maryland Transportation Bill Held Up Over War Reparations
State officials on Monday told a state House panel that if the legislation involving Holocaust reparations passes, it could jeopardize federal funding for a planned light rail project in the state.
Trapping And Tracking The Mysterious Snowy Owl
This winter's unexpected arctic bird invasion has given owl researchers a rare opportunity. They're fitting a few of the errant owls with GPS backpacks to track their return to the Arctic.
Fla. Lawmakers Turn Deaf Ear Toward 'Stand Your Ground' Protesters
This legislative session in Florida, one of the Republican authors of the "stand your ground" law is teaming with a Democratic leader on a bill to make some significant changes to the law.
Dropcam Lets Owners Keep Tabs On Their Pets
Thanks to a newly improved smartphone app and device, pet owners can check in on their furry friends. Through the app, you can not only see your pet, but talk to it through a speaker as well.
Ice And Snow Forced Airlines To Cancel Thousands Of Flights
The new year got off to a rough start for the airlines. The four largest airlines canceled more than 74,000 flights in January and February. Delta said poor weather cost it $90 million in revenue.