In Gaza, there were cheers over Hosni Mubarak's fall in neighboring Egypt. In Israel, the mood was something more wary. Officially, Israeli authorities and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed satisfaction that Egypt's new military rulers said they would stand by regional and international treaties.
Companies across the country are shrinking office cubicles, as concepts of workplace design are influenced by the economy and technology. Guest host Audie Cornish talks with award-winning industrial designer Douglas Ball.
In Egypt Sunday, it's the start of the work week. Weary but jubilant protesters are returning home or to jobs after a popular uprising that toppled the regime of Hosni Mubarak. But police scuffled with some of the activists who have vowed to stay on in Tahrir Square until they're sure the country's military rulers accede to their agenda. Guest host Audie Cornish updates the news from Egypt.
The winter of 2011 is already becoming one of the snowiest on record. While most places gripe about the hassle of snow, some celebrate it. It's a winter carnival season across the Great White North. North Country Public Radio's David Sommerstein sends an audio postcard from Ottawa's legendary Winterlude.
Republicans are gearing up for a fight over how to cut what they consider unnecessary federal spending in President Obama's 2012 budget proposal. Guest host Audie Cornish talks with David Stockman, former director of the Office of Management and Budget under President Ronald Reagan, about Obama's 2012 federal budget proposal.