Five men accused of the brutal rape and murder of a woman student in New Delhi were charged today. The attack in December launched an international outcry and led to nationwide protests. NPR's Julie McCarthy joins host Laura Sullivan from the Indian capital with the latest.
Americans seeking stem cell replacement therapy hope the process can heal them of myriad diseases, and a 2011 report by the Baker Institute estimated the industry could bring in $16 billion in revenue by 2020.
In 2008, reports of polar bears' inevitable march toward extinction gripped headlines. Stories of thinning Arctic ice and even polar bear cannibalism combined to make these predators into a powerful symbol in the debate about climate change.
The headlines caught Zac Unger's attention, and he decided to write a book about the bears.
Minerva Laveaga, Executive Director of BorderSenses non-profit literary organization, and Lacy Mayberry, Workshop Facilitator, report on the new community project, ForWord, which offers creative writing workshops for young authors.
ForWord literary project for ages 13-19 Saturdays: EPCC Northwest Campus Library 10am - 12pm Saturdays: Glasbox Studios 11am - 1pm Mondays: Jefferson High School 4pm - 6pm forword.bordersenses.com, (915) 485-7981
Andy Moran, Music Director and General Manager of the El Paso Symphony Youth Orchestra and Resident Conductor of the El Paso Symphony Orchestra, shares great news about an NEA grant for the Youth Orchestra and previews their upcoming Winter Concert.
EPSYO annual Winter Concert “Romantic Virtuosity” - Romantic Era favorites Featuring cellist Michael Way Sunday, February 10, 5pm Abraham Chavez Theater epsyo.org, (915) 525-5978
Originally published on Sat February 2, 2013 11:02 am
The Japanese Meteorological Agency says an extremely strong earthquake rattled the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido on Saturday. The magnitude was 6.4. The U.S. Geological Survey's report puts the tremor at a higher magnitude of 6.9; the epicenter was very deep, about 65 miles below ground, near the city of Obihiro. That's about 120 miles east of Hokkaido's largest city, Sapporo.