KQED Public Radio Highlights
This American Life
Today at 12:00pm
Repeats at 9pm
Hear stories of life aboard the USS John C. Stennis, an aircraft carrier that was stationed in the Arabian Sea and supported bombing missions over Afghanistan. The show visited the Stennis in 2002, about six weeks into its deployment.
The Really Big Questions
Today at 2:00pm
The program ponders the "why" behind humans' drive to pair up. Why do human beings feel romantic love? What happens to the brains of people who are in love? How can scientifically studying love help us navigate our relationships?
Today at 3:30pm
Natasha Trethewey is currently serving as both the Poet Laureate of the United States and of her home state of Mississippi. She reads from her Pulitzer Prize-winning "Native Guard," which traces her personal history growing up as a biracial child in the South.
Living on Earth
Today at 4:00pm
Repeats at 4am
Sulfur in gasoline makes automobile engines less efficient and creates more pollutants, which pose a public health threat. The EPA has released new regulations to cut the amount of sulfur in gasoline, and are expected to save lives.
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NPR Hourly News
- Marin County Reservoirs in the Drought of 2014 — A Video Essay
- What We Know — And Don’t Know — About the Sea Star Die-Off
- San Jose’s New Plant Transforms Sewage Into ‘Really Clean’ Water
- Vote-By-Mail Trend Grows in California, But Fewer Latinos and Youths
The California Report
- CA Democrats Gather in L.A. for State Party Convention
- Food for Thought: $9.4 Billion Merger between Safeway and Albertsons
- Obama Stumps for Higher Latino Health Care Signups
- Vital Signs: Giving Birth Behind Bars