The newly designed Volkswagen Beetle is the darling of this week's New York International Auto Show. The sleek, more masculine Beetle is not just a new version of an old car; it's part of a new strategy.
Germany-based Volkswagen has a long history in the U.S. market — 55 years to be exact. Most of us have a connection to VW cars; remember Herbie?
Just when you think you've heard about as much as you could possibly want about the royal wedding, our friend A.J. Jacobs comes along. Jacobs is Esquire Magazine's editor at large, and he joins host Scott Simon to share some little-known nuggets of royal wedding history.
An innovative program in Kalamazoo, Mich., is giving children from under-served communities a chance to do something that so many other children take for granted: riding a bicycle. Kyle Norris of Michigan Radio reports.
Bobby Kent claims to be the composer of the popular sports rallying song, "Stadium Doodads." That's the cheer that starts off with a musical call to action: "da-da-da-dum da-daaaaa," followed by thousands of fans answering: "Charge!" Kent is suing ASCAP and asking over 200 professional sports teams around the nation to pay a $3,000 licensing fee.
Best-selling author Greg Mortenson has been defending himself against accusations that his homegrown charity may have misspent public donations. A recent article and 60 Minutes story allege the author of Three Cups of Tea used those donations to help hawk his books. While the accusations have not been proven, the shock waves are already hitting his charity, and the non-profit world in general.