August 3, 2011 In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, the political junkie looks at the winners and losers in the debt deal, and MTV turns 30. In the second hour, how calorie counts may or may not affect the way we eat, and the link between high temperatures and crime rates.
NPR colleagues, including Peter Sagal, braved a taste-test of the Denny's Fried Cheese Melt last summer.
July 19, 2011 Despite restaurant chains offering healthier menu options, they still push oversized and fattening food items to Americans. The Center for Science in the Public Interest gave awards to what it calls the worst offenders.
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