FROM Doug Hanks
Mega Mall Planned in Miami-Dade Would Dwarf Mall of America Minnesota's Mall of America has been the last word in American commercialism run wild, but it will be dwarfed by a new development underway in Florida. Rendering of the American Dream Miami Image: Triple Five Developer The Mall of America is the biggest thing of its kind, sprawled over 4.4 million square feet of land near Bloomington, Minnesota. Now, the developer called Triple Five has proposed a mall called American Dream Miami on 6.2 million square feet -- 40% larger.
Nuclear crisis on the Korean Peninsula slowly coming to a head North Korea did not conduct a nuclear test this weekend, but it did show apparent progress in developing a missile that that could strike the United States. The Trump Administration says it has lost its "strategic patience." We hear what that might -- or might not -- mean for North Korea, China and the prospects for diplomacy.
Truth and Lies in Trumpland Donald Trump is using mis-information like no President has before him. It's an unprecedented challenge to the news media, and a potential threat to democracy. We hear how the "leader of all the people" is dividing Americans and confusing the rest of the world.
Will the march for science politicize objective research? Protesters are gathering all over the country for tomorrow's Earth Day March for Science. Since President Trump has proposed massive cuts in basic scientific research, will the movement be perceived as partisan politics — whether scientists themselves like it or not?