Tim Fitzsimons
Stories By

Tim Fitzsimons

Story Archive

South Carolina Lowcountry Begins To Dry Out After Severe Floods

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/446104418/446104419" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks in Cupertino, Calif., on Tuesday. The company unveiled a new mobile payment system called Apple Pay, which uses security built into the latest iPhones. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

The political changes brought about by the Arab Spring have raised hopes among high-tech entrepreneurs that this will translate into an improved business climate. Here, budding entrepreneurs work at Oasis 500, a seed investment firm in Amman, Jordan, on Nov. 2, 2011. Muhammad Hamed/Reuters/Landov hide caption

toggle caption
Muhammad Hamed/Reuters/Landov

Even though more than 30 states have banned or restricted cellphone use, it hasn't been easy to convince drivers to stop. iStockphoto.com hide caption

toggle caption
iStockphoto.com

Long associated with the Middle Ages, mead, a fermented honey wine, is making a comeback — and not just at Renaissance fairs. iStockphoto.com hide caption

toggle caption
iStockphoto.com

Medieval No More: Mead Enjoys A Renaissance

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/135818740/135891261" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript