Representative Tulsi Gabbard is running as a Democratic candidate for president. At a recent town hall meeting in Exeter, New Hampshire, Congresswoman Gabbard spoke about the importance of addressing climate change and shifting money from military spending to urgent domestic needs.
The 37-year-old mayor of South Bend, Indiana, Pete Buttigieg, is running for president. His fans call him Mayor Pete and he was virtually unknown until recently, but this Rhodes Scholar and veteran of Navy intelligence is riding high on a wave of media attention, in part because of his relentless focus on the future instead of the past.
Gibson Bagpipes in Nashua, New Hampshire, makes handcrafted bagpipes out of African blackwood. Two years ago, an international consortium that monitors endangered fauna and flora placed African blackwood on a “high risk” list. In order to continue to export their pipes, the company had to apply for a special permit.
It was supposed to close 22 years ago. Now an aging waste incinerator landfill north of Boston has been given the go-ahead to add a half million tons of fly ash and bottom ash to its collection of materials — and local residents and community leaders are not happy about it.
Bishop Gene Robinson, the first openly gay bishop in the Episcopal Church, talks about his "Prayer for David Kato" campaign. Pepe Julian Onziema, a gay rights activist and close friend of David Kato's joins us from Uganda.
Latinos are heading to the polls in record numbers. Host Lisa Mullins discusses the Hispanic turnout with The World's Matthew Bell and Arturo Varges the executive director of NALEO, the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials.
For today's Geo Quiz, we were looking for the U.S. state where some locals recently rallied on behalf of a French bakery owner. The bakery is in Colebrook, New Hampshire. The bakery almost had to shut down recently when its owner, Verlaine Daeron, had trouble renewing her US visa. But town residents stepped in. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Ms. Daeron to get the full story.
All of the 800 Anglican bishops who gather this week for the once-a-decade Lambeth Conference were invited personally by the Archbishop of Canterbury himself. Gene Robinson, the church's first openly gay bishop, was not one of them. But he's there anyway, speaking up for the gay and lesbian clergy.
The Takeaway talks with Howard about how the prices of fuel and the prices of grain (corn, soybeans) affect the price of Hatchland Dairy milk at the retailer. Guest: Howard Hatch, a dairy farmer at Hatchland Dairy, North Haverhill, New Hampshire.
With energy prices soaring, the economy slumping and global warming fears taking center stage, there is no end of innovative responses to this new world order. But today, hybrid cars, compact fluorescent lights and low-flow shower heads seem old school compared to the latest energy saving trend: the four-day work week.