Sarah Handel http://whqr.org en Some Grumble About Change As School Lunches Get Leaner And Greener http://whqr.org/post/some-grumble-about-change-school-lunches-get-leaner-and-greener <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2IB7NDUSBOo</p> Fri, 28 Sep 2012 14:08:00 +0000 Sarah Handel 24862 at http://whqr.org Some Grumble About Change As School Lunches Get Leaner And Greener 'Darkhorse' Marine Remembered By His Uncle John http://whqr.org/post/darkhorse-marine-remembered-his-uncle-john When <em>Talk of the Nation</em>'s Neal Conan asks for callers on a given topic, there's no telling what he'll get. Today, the show followed up with NPR's Tom Bowman on <a href="http://www.npr.org/series/141859620/darkhorse-battalion-in-afghanistan-and-beyond">his series about the tremendous sacrifices of the "Darkhorse" Battalion</a> — the Marines of the 3rd Battalion, 5th Regiment. Lance Cpl. Jake Romo lost both his legs in Afghanistan with the battalion, and he spoke with Conan and Bowman about his tour.<p>Then, John Catherwood from Laramie, Wyoming called in. Tue, 22 Nov 2011 20:44:00 +0000 Sarah Handel 7275 at http://whqr.org 'Darkhorse' Marine Remembered By His Uncle John Receding Sea Ice Helps Storm Hammer Alaska's Coast http://whqr.org/post/receding-sea-ice-helps-storm-hammer-alaskas-coast One of the strongest storms to hit western Alaska in almost 40 years <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=142167556">tore through several coastal communities Wednesday</a>, tearing up roofs and leaving many residents without power. Thu, 10 Nov 2011 20:43:00 +0000 Sarah Handel 6636 at http://whqr.org Views On The Iraq Withdrawal: From About Time To 'Absolute Disaster' http://whqr.org/post/views-iraq-withdrawal-about-time-absolute-disaster President Obama's announcement that all U.S. troops <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2011/10/21/141590282/obama-to-address-iraq-troop-withdrawal" target="_blank">will withdraw from Iraq by the end of the year</a> has prompted significant debate over the prudence of the policy. From the the politics of the decision, to possible threats of sectarian violence and the influence of Iran, opinion is sharply divided. Ted Koppel, Ret. Gen. Mon, 24 Oct 2011 20:28:00 +0000 Sarah Handel 1507 at http://whqr.org Views On The Iraq Withdrawal: From About Time To 'Absolute Disaster' Link Between Iran's Quds Force And Bomb Plot 'Doesn't Seem To Fit' http://whqr.org/post/link-between-irans-quds-force-and-bomb-plot-doesnt-seem-fit As details emerge about the <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2011/10/11/141240766/reports-terrorist-plot-tied-to-iran-disrupted" target="_blank">alleged Iranian plot</a> to assassinate Saudi Arabia's ambassador to the U.S., some experts say the plan is <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2011/10/13/141305576/alleged-iran-plot-is-more-caper-novel-than-spy-novel" target="_blank">uncharacteristic of Iran's Quds Force</a>, which is said to be behind the plans. Thu, 13 Oct 2011 20:01:00 +0000 Sarah Handel 1039 at http://whqr.org Who Are The Haqqanis? http://whqr.org/post/who-are-haqqanis Many U.S. officials have believed for years that Pakistan protects and supports terrorist groups to use as proxies against India, in Kashmir, and against the U.S. and NATO in Afghanistan. When Adm. Michael Mullen <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2011/09/22/140710972/pakistans-proxies-are-attacking-afghans-and-americans-mullen-says">went before Congress last month and described the Haqqani network as a "veritable arm" of Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence agency </a>(ISI), he was gave voice to those concerns. Mon, 03 Oct 2011 19:57:00 +0000 Sarah Handel 692 at http://whqr.org Who Are The Haqqanis? Impulsive Preschoolers Turned Into Risk-Taking Adults http://whqr.org/post/impulsive-preschoolers-turned-risk-taking-adults <a href="http://www.sacklerinstitute.org/cornell/people/bj.casey/" target="_blank">BJ Casey</a>, Director of the Sackler Institute at Weill Medical College of Cornell University, studies brain development in teenagers. After <em>Talk of the Nation </em>had her on the show last week to talk about <a href="http://www.npr.org/2011/09/20/140637115/understanding-the-mysterious-teenage-brain">why some kids like to take risks and push boundaries</a>, listeners had so many questions that she returned today to answer a couple more.<p>Lisa J. Tue, 27 Sep 2011 19:15:00 +0000 Sarah Handel 468 at http://whqr.org Impulsive Preschoolers Turned Into Risk-Taking Adults