What Happens When You Die? Your Thoughts On The Afterlife (Tue, 08 Oct 2013 21:08:00 -0400) As part of a series of conversations exploring the concept of life after death, All Things Considered would like to hear from you. What do you believe happens when life ends?
First Adult Charged In The Steubenville Rape Case (Tue, 08 Oct 2013 20:29:00 -0400) William Rhinaman is accused of tampering with evidence. A grand jury has been trying to determine if adults covered up the rape to protect the football team in the Ohio River town where the high school football program and coach are legend.
Immigration Reform Rally Ends In Arrests In Front Of U.S. Capitol (Tue, 08 Oct 2013 20:12:00 -0400) Authorities detained about 200 protesters, including members of Congress, at a demonstration on the National Mall on Tuesday. Rally organizers demanded that lawmakers make immigration reform a top priority amid the ongoing government shutdown.
Obama Will Tap Janet Yellen As Fed Chairwoman (Tue, 08 Oct 2013 19:01:00 -0400) Yellen currently serves as the Federal Reserve's vice chairwoman. If confirmed she will take over for Ben Bernanke, with whom she has worked hand-in-glove with over the past few years.
Oregon's Mile Of Glacier Caves: A Hidden, And Disappearing, World (Tue, 08 Oct 2013 18:55:00 -0400) Explorers Eddy Cartaya and Brent McGregor have used ropes, ice screws, wet suits, and flashlights to map out more than a mile of passages underneath a glacier on Oregon's Mount Hood, in what are thought to be America's largest known glacier caves outside Alaska.
Shutdown Diary: Obama Takes On The Default Deniers (Tue, 08 Oct 2013 18:41:00 -0400) President Obama called House Speaker John Boehner in the morning but there was no breakthrough. Both later held news conferences to reiterate their positions.
Shutdown Prompts Emergency Declarations In Utah (Tue, 08 Oct 2013 18:26:00 -0400) One local official said the declarations were pleas for the federal government to open national parks. The shutdown has has been devastating for some towns, because October is peak tourist season.