June 17, 2013 For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try "The T-Rex Burger," a nine-patty monster that, until this week, had been on the menu of a renegade Canadian Wendy's franchise.
June 17, 2013 What do you expect when you ask a terrible question in a ridiculous setting?
June 17, 2013 The NFL has a new bag policy that won't allow camera bags, seat cushions, or — gasp! — purses.
June 17, 2013 The Obama administration says the Syrian government has crossed a "red line" by using chemical weapons against rebels. Steve Kelley thinks President Obama could have acted sooner, while Steve Sack believes the executive branch is justified in looking before it leaps.
June 16, 2013 In the first few months after reporter Joanna Kakissis' family moved to the U.S., her father bought a junky, gigantic gold Oldsmobile for $200. Kakissis says Old Goldie was hard to love, but she was a symbol of the good life her father wanted to make for them.
June 16, 2013 We tend to think we have our parents figured out, but we often don't. Reporter Monique Parsons knew her dad as a mild-mannered avocado farmer who rarely strayed from home. On this Father's Day, Parsons tells the story of how she discovered that her father was actually a fearless pilot.
June 16, 2013 The fictional tale about war correspondents will make you laugh till the person next to you on the subway thinks you have problems. It is also, according to writer Alexander Nazaryan, an all-too-real parody of the glory days of print journalism.
June 16, 2013 Dads, as J.D. Crowe and Gary McCoy show, teach us life-long philosophies and how to get to the point.
June 15, 2013 Weekend Edition Saturday Scott Simon remembers the controversy when the first automatic teller machines started popping up in the 1970s. Today there's an electronic transaction, and record, of just about everything we say, read, purchase or do.
June 15, 2013 The Supreme Court ruled unanimously that naturally occurring human DNA cannot be patented but synthetic genes can. Chip Bok splices their decision down to one reason, while Andy Singer warned in 2005 that corporations would take the building blocks of life too literally.
June 14, 2013 An excellent documentary looks at Uganda's controversial Anti-Homosexuality Bill — both its personal and political implications — through the story of activist David Kato. While emotionally crushing, the documentary is unmistakably a celebration of LGBT activists. (Recommended)