Haitian Earthquake Coverage
- Delta to Add Non-stop Atlanta--Port au Prince, Haiti Service in April
An airline spokesman says it's the first direct route between Atlanta and the Haitian city in at least twenty years.
- Abortion In Haiti: Dangerous And Illegal
In Haiti, abortion is illegal and women are turning to dangerous ways to end unwanted pregnancies. Host Michel Martin talks with Jacqueline Charles, of the Miami Herald, about the issue.
- Helping Haiti, In 3-D
An American group has come up with an unlikely solution to the lack of infrastructure in Haiti: making medical supplies using 3-D printers. Host Rachel Martin speaks with Ashley Dara from iLab Haiti, the group responsible for the program.
- Action Movie Star Paul Walker Dies In Crash
Actor Paul Walker, famous for his role in the Fast and Furious films has died. The 40-year-old actor died Saturday in a fiery car crash in North Los Angeles.
- Crossing The Sea For Freedom A Familiar Story For Americans
At least 30 Haitian migrants died this week when a packed sailboat capsized off the coast of the Bahamas. NPR's Scott Simon reminds us how some of the first Americans arrived on the continent, risking their lives to sail across rough seas.
- Many Haitians Leave Dominican Republic After Court Decision
A court in the Dominican Republic recently stripped many people of Haitian descent of Dominican citizenship. Linda Wertheimer talks to Jacqueline Charles, a reporter with the Miami Herald, about unrest and reports of mass deportations in the Dominican Republic.
- After 50 Years, Cuba Says Its Baseball Players Can Go Abroad
The baseball season is just getting started in Cuba, the first since Communist authorities lifted a half-century-old ban on players' signing professional contracts in other countries. But fans are confident top players will come back home eventually — and that the island has enough talent to go around.
- Dozens Of Haitian Migrants Reported Dead After Boat Capsizes
U.S. Coast Guard crews scrambled to work with Bahamian forces to rescue more than 100 survivors Tuesday. The Coast Guard says the craft ran aground in the Exuma Cays.
- A Chronic Problem In Disaster Zones: No Fuel
Typhoon Haiyan, like many disasters that preceded it, created a critical shortage of gasoline. This hampered ordinary Filipinos trying to rebuild their lives, as well as aid organizations trying to help them. One U.S. group has made it its mission to provide free gas.
- Bill Clinton, Oprah Winfrey Among 16 Honored At White House
Among others receiving the nation's highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom: writer/activist Gloria Steinem, newspaper editor Ben Bradlee and jazz musician Arturo Sandoval. Posthumous honors went to astronaut Sally Ride, Sen. Daniel Inouye and civil rights activist Bayard Rustin.