I discovered Arborea amid a sea of 1,300 songs that I heard in preparation for South by Southwest. The music stood out for its calm beauty, its rough edges, and the duo's ability to speak eloquently of life's precious moments, about the sea, and about wonder.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaks during the Waukesha County GOP Lincoln Day dinner at the Country Springs Hotel on March 31, 2012 in Pewaukee, Wisconsin. Walker is facing a recall election in his state.
If you're already a kale and lentils kind of person (we know there are a lot of frugal foodies out there) — you won't be surprised by this finding: According to a new study from some economists at the USDA, eating a healthy diet isn't necessarily more expensive than a diet loaded with sugar and fat. In fact, fruits and vegetables are often cheaper when you calculate the cost in a smarter way.
The campaign for GOP presidential contender Mitt Romney and the Republican Party together raised $40.1 million in April, just shy of the $43.6 million that President Obama and the Democratic Party took in.
This is the first monthly report since Romney effectively wrapped up the Republican presidential nomination. And because money is one way to keep score during a presidential campaign, the news is getting a great deal of attention from the political media this morning.
Host Jessica Harris speaks with Robert Hammond, co-founder of Friends of the High Line, an organization that pioneered the transformation of an abandoned elevated train line into a public space on Manhattan's west side in New York City. Harris also speaks with Jim Barton, co-founder of Tivo.