A government investigation of Ohio-based Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams found inadequate testing and cleaning in its Columbus plant before listeria was discovered in some ice cream pints.
Senate Democrats are demanding more money for Amtrak so the railroad can tackle a $21 billion backlog in repair and replacement projects. Continue reading
Five major banking institutions pleaded guilty to rigging currencies and manipulating the foreign exchange market in a case brought by the Department of Justice and other authorities. The banks were accused of manipulating the world’s largest and least-regulated trading market, and have agreed to pay more than $5 billion in total. Judy Woodruff learns more from Keri Geiger of Bloomberg News. Continue reading
Spotify announced a new platform that expands its music offering to include video, podcasts and interactive features at an event in New York today.
New video offerings will include clips from partners like Comedy Central, VICE News and The Nerdist. The company displayed playlists that include podcasts from American Public Media and BBC for the first time.
The firefight in Waco is raising questions about perceptions and portrayals of crime in America, considering the vehement reaction that the earlier protests got from police, politicians and some members of the public. Continue reading
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is framing the challenges of climate change as a matter of national security that threatens to aggravate poverty and political instability around the globe and jeopardize the readiness of U.S. forces. Continue reading
Japanese airbag manufacturer Takata doubled its recall to nearly 34 million cars, making it one of the largest product recalls in U.S. history. The airbags can spew metal fragments when deployed, and have been linked to six deaths and more than 100 injuries. Gwen Ifill leans more Mark Rosekind of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Continue reading
Steve Inskeep, co-host of NPR’s Morning Edition, explores a chapter of American history that isn’t well known: how the United States expanded into the Deep South after the Revolutionary War. Inskeep joins Judy Woodruff to discuss his new book, “Jacksonland: President Andrew Jackson, Cherokee Chief John Ross and a Great American Land Grab.” Continue reading
“I’m back, America.” And with a throaty chuckle, another fast food chain dusts off an old mascot to address the nation. A couple of weeks after McDonald’s Hamburglar robble-robbled back into our lives, KFC announced Tuesday that the fried chicken … Continue reading
The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration confirmed on Tuesday that the Japanese airbag manufacturer Takata will declare 33.8 million cars unsafe due to airbag defects. The move would double the company’s previous recall of 17 million vehicles. Continue reading