The Salt
1:11 pm
Fri June 15, 2012

Salmonella in Dog Food Is Making Humans Sick

Dogs are cute, but they can give Salmonella to their owners.
Harkamal Nijjar iStockphoto.com

A lot of people share everything with their dogs — a long walk, a bed, even people food. But one thing you might not want to share is a nasty bug called Salmonella.

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The Two-Way
1:08 pm
Fri June 15, 2012

Neil Munro, Of Daily Caller, Interrupts President During Rose Garden Address

Neil Munro of the Daily Caller (center) interrupts U.S. President Barack Obama with questions as he delivered remarks in the Rose Garden at the White House.
Alex Wong Getty Images

Originally published on Fri June 15, 2012 5:52 pm

President Obama grew very angry when Neil Munro of the website Daily Caller shouted a question in the middle of his address at the Rose Garden.

The first time he was interrupted, Obama said, "Excuse me sir. It's not time for questions, sir. Not while I'm speaking."

The president was issuing a statement about his administration's decision to delay the deportation of some young immigrants. Toward the end of his speech, Obama addressed Munro directly.

Here's a bit of audio from that moment:

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Shots - Health Blog
11:51 am
Fri June 15, 2012

Know The Enemy: Scientists Use Genetics To Get Ahead Of Malaria

A micrograph shows red blood cells infected by the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum.
John C. Tan AP

Originally published on Fri June 15, 2012 12:20 pm

Like the proverbial mosquito that buzzes in your ear but won't die, a lasting solution to malaria has been maddeningly elusive to health experts.

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The Two-Way
11:38 am
Fri June 15, 2012

An L.A. Pre-School Graduation Turns Into A Brawl

A screen shot of a Youtube video.
Youtube

Originally published on Fri June 15, 2012 1:09 pm

As the father of an almost 3-year-old, I know the preschool years can get pretty rowdy.

But what happened during a Los Angeles preschool graduation ceremony is almost unbelievable:

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Insides Nature's Giants "Giant Squid" airs Wednesday, June 20th at 9:00 p.m.

Insides Nature's Giants "Giant Squid" airs Wednesday, June 20th at 9:00 p.m.

Insides Nature's Giants "Giant Squid" airs Wednesday, June 20th at 9:00 p.m.

The Two-Way
11:07 am
Fri June 15, 2012

Hoax No. 2: 'Kindness In America' Memoir Writer Shot Himself

We were very tempted earlier this week to post about the guy who said he's writing a memoir called Kindness in America and had gotten shot while hitchhiking across the country. Many sites picked up that oh-so-ironic story.

Then we got distracted. Probably by our shoes.

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Queen Victoria's Empire, a four-hour series, is an engaging portrait of a queen who ruled over a fifth of the world's population.  It is the story of influential men who would shape a distinctively British imperialism: Gladstone, Disraeli, Livingstone, Rhodes, and Prince Albert, Victoria's husband.  The series recounts the dramatic clash of personalities and cultures that would drive Victoria's remarkable 64-year reign.   

Queen Victoria's Empire airs Tuesday, June 19th at 7:00 p.m. (Pts. 1 & 2) and Tuesday, June 26th at 7:00 p.m. Pts. 3 & 4).

Queen Victoria's Empire, a four-hour series, is an engaging portrait of a queen who ruled over a fifth of the world's population.  It is the story of influential men who would shape a distinctively British imperialism: Gladstone, Disraeli, Livingstone, Rhodes, and Prince Albert, Victoria's husband.  The series recounts the dramatic clash of personalities and cultures that would drive Victoria's remarkable 64-year reign.   

Queen Victoria's Empires airs Tuesday, June 19th at 7:00 p.m. (Pts. 1 & 2) and Tuesday, June 26th at 7:00 p.m. (Pts. 3 & 4).

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