April 1, 2013 The daughter of the nation's 35th president has been talked about as a potential envoy to Tokyo. Now, multiple news outlets say they've been told she's President Obama's choice and is being vetted for the job.
April 1, 2013 James Holmes had offered to plead guilty in exchange for a life sentence. Prosecutors called that a publicity ploy. Twelve people died and another 58 were wounded in the attack.
April 1, 2013 Decisions like whether to watch a grisly injury on replay underscore the fact that with less gatekeeping and more personal choice, we're all stuck with wrangling our own curiosity.
April 1, 2013 Also: Texas officials are on high alert after prosecutor's death; drug maker Novartis loses a patent battle in India; Colorado prosecutors will say whether they plan to pursue death penalty in theater shootings.
April 1, 2013 Security has been beefed up around prosecutors in Kaufman County, where the district attorney and his wife were killed over the weekend. Their deaths followed the murder of an assistant district attorney in January. Other state prosecutors have also been warned to be careful.
April 1, 2013 Kevin Ware's injury may be the most talked-about story from the weekend's games, but there was other big news. On the women's side, Louisville shocked No. 1-ranked Baylor, knocking out the defending champions. On the men's side, Wichita State continues its surprising run.
April 1, 2013 The once-every-17-years event begins when ground temperatures reach 64 degrees. This how-to will give you a heads up on the historic swarm.
April 1, 2013 Also: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie disses V. S. Naipaul; a new biography of Derrida; and the best books coming out this week.
April 1, 2013 Google Nose lets you sniff "15M+ sentibytes" via your computer screen. Twttr is for those who only want to use consonants. YouTube closes until 2023 because it has enough videos already. Morning Edition profiles "Hootie and the Time Travelers." The foolishness has begun.
April 1, 2013 MRThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency could soon issue a final ruling that aims to force oil companies to replace E10, gasoline mixed with 10 percent ethanol, with E15. This move could come just as widespread support for ethanol, which is made from corn, appears to be eroding.