Daniel Zwerdling http://whqr.org en New Shooting Revives Old Questions About Mental Health In Military http://whqr.org/post/new-shooting-revives-old-questions-about-mental-health-military The mass shooting at Fort Hood, the second at the same Army base in just five years, is renewing questions about the state of mental health treatment on U.S. military bases. Thu, 03 Apr 2014 20:43:00 +0000 Daniel Zwerdling 52858 at http://whqr.org Weeks Later, More Questions Than Answers In W.Va. Chemical Spill http://whqr.org/post/weeks-later-more-questions-answers-wva-chemical-spill State officials in West Virginia say that in most areas, they can no longer detect any of the industrial chemical MCHM that spilled into the water supply recently. They say the water is safe for people to drink and use — including most pregnant women. But other public health specialists say they don't trust these assurances.<p>"I think there's no way to know what the safe levels of the chemicals are at this point," says Dr. Rahul Gupta, director of the state's largest public health department. Fri, 31 Jan 2014 08:01:00 +0000 Daniel Zwerdling 49793 at http://whqr.org Weeks Later, More Questions Than Answers In W.Va. Chemical Spill Army Takes On Its Own Toxic Leaders http://whqr.org/post/army-takes-its-own-toxic-leaders Top commanders in the U.S. Army have announced publicly that they have a problem: They have too many "toxic leaders" — the kind of bosses who make their employees miserable. Many corporations share a similar problem, but in the Army's case, destructive leadership can potentially have life or death consequences. So, some Army researchers are wondering if toxic officers have contributed to soldiers' mental health problems.<p>One of those researchers is Dave Matsuda. In 2010, then-Brig. Gen. Mon, 06 Jan 2014 21:27:00 +0000 Daniel Zwerdling 48593 at http://whqr.org Army Takes On Its Own Toxic Leaders A Judge's Cookbook Reveals The Secrets Of Bialys And Bagels http://whqr.org/post/judges-cookbook-reveals-secrets-bialys-and-bagels There are two important things that you learn about Michael Zusman, baker and co-author of <em>The Artisan Jewish Deli at Home,</em> when you bake with him.<p>First, his real job has nothing to do with bread or writing recipes: He's a trial judge. "Full time," Zusman says. "Wear a black robe every day." <br /> Tue, 31 Dec 2013 20:26:00 +0000 Daniel Zwerdling 48338 at http://whqr.org A Judge's Cookbook Reveals The Secrets Of Bialys And Bagels ACLU Report Questions 'Suspicious Activity' Reporting http://whqr.org/post/aclu-report-questions-suspicious-activity-reporting The American Civil Liberties Union has obtained internal documents from the federal government's anti-terrorism programs — relying on "suspicious activity reports" — that suggest that state law enforcement officials and others have repeatedly questioned their value. Wed, 30 Oct 2013 21:12:00 +0000 Daniel Zwerdling 45415 at http://whqr.org Your Digital Trail: Data Fuels Political And Legal Agendas http://whqr.org/post/your-digital-trail-data-fuels-political-and-legal-agendas <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bqWuioPHhz0</p> Thu, 03 Oct 2013 19:03:00 +0000 Daniel Zwerdling 44072 at http://whqr.org Your Digital Trail: Data Fuels Political And Legal Agendas Your Digital Trail: Does The Fourth Amendment Protect Us? http://whqr.org/post/your-digital-trail-does-fourth-amendment-protect-us <em>This is the third story in our four-part series examining your digital trail and who potentially has access to it. It was co-reported by <strong>G.W. Schulz</strong> from the Center for Investigative Reporting. Yesterday, we examined </em><a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechconsidered/2013/10/01/227776072/your-digital-trail-private-company-access">how data-tracking companies are monitoring your online behavior</a>.<em> Today we look at your Fourth Amendment rights.</em><p>Science-fiction writers have fantasized for years about the government monitoring everything we do. Wed, 02 Oct 2013 17:03:00 +0000 Daniel Zwerdling 44002 at http://whqr.org Your Digital Trail: Does The Fourth Amendment Protect Us? Your Digital Trail: Private Company Access http://whqr.org/post/your-digital-trail-private-company-access <em>This is the second story in our four-part series examining your digital trail and who potentially has access to it. It was co-reported by <strong>G.W. Schulz</strong> from the Center for Investigative Reporting. Tue, 01 Oct 2013 18:03:00 +0000 Daniel Zwerdling 43948 at http://whqr.org Your Digital Trail: Private Company Access Navy Yard Shooter, Aaron Alexis, Killed In Battle With Police http://whqr.org/post/navy-yard-shooter-aaron-alexis-killed-battle-police Police say the gunman, 34-year-old Aaron Alexis, died after a gun battle inside a building at the Navy Yard on Monday. He was a veteran with a history of gun-related incidents. His last known address was in Fort Worth, Texas. Tue, 17 Sep 2013 09:36:00 +0000 Daniel Zwerdling 43222 at http://whqr.org Fort Hood Shooter To Represent Himself In Court-Martial http://whqr.org/post/fort-hood-shooter-represent-himself-court-martial Transcript <p>MELISSA BLOCK, HOST: <p>From NPR News, this is ALL THINGS CONSIDERED. I'm Melissa Block.<p>AUDIE CORNISH, HOST: <p>And I'm Audie Cornish.<p>One of the most remarkable courts martial in U.S. history begins tomorrow. Nidal Hasan goes on trial at Fort Hood in Texas. Back in 2009, Hasan, an Army psychiatrist, walked into the health clinic at that base and started shooting indiscriminately. Mon, 05 Aug 2013 20:55:00 +0000 Daniel Zwerdling 40964 at http://whqr.org