- Newsmaker: Airline Security After Attempted Bombing On Paris-Miami Flight Investigators are investigating how a potential bomber got aboard an American Airlines flight from Paris. The passengers and crew heroically subdued the man who tried to set off explosives hidden in his sneakers. The latest air-scare has passengers worried and authorities rushing to add random shoe searches at checkpoints. Steve Elson is a former FAA security inspector who made unannounced assessments at airports and airlines nationwide.
- Reporter's Notebook: To Err is Human, to Forgive Divinely Healthy
The ability to forgive and the confidence that one has been forgiven are important to good health - and age makes a difference. These are the conclusions of a recent survey of 1400 Americans, conducted at the University of Michigan. Lead researcher Loren Toussaint, now assistant professor of psychology at Idaho State University, reviews the findings.
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After the Iran Nuclear Deal: Does Trump have a Plan B President Trump made good on a campaign promise. The U.S. is out of the “horrible” “one-sided” Iran nuclear deal. Can it stop Iran from restoring its nuclear program? Make diplomatic peace with allies in Europe? Convince North Korea the U.S. can be trusted?
Autocracy, Theocracy and… paperwork Last month in Berlin, Warren visited the archives of Stasi, the Communist secret police of East Germany. He learned that paperwork was almost as important to oppressive control as maintaining a climate of fear. Then he heard Rukmini Callamachi’s podcast, “Caliphate,” about gathering records from ISIS. The result is a riveting conversation between Callamachi and Dagmar Hovestadt, spokesperson for the Stasi Museum.
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