As the East Coast recovers from Hurricane Sandy, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie praised the federal government’s response. For that, he can thank the Federal Emergency Management Agency, or FEMA, the same organization that just 7 years ago was lambasted for it's underwhelming, slow response to Hurricane Katrina.
The superstorm that hit the east coast this week has not only displaced many thousands of humans. The urban centers in its path are home to huge populations of rats. So what has happened to all those rats that were in the flooded New York subways? We speak with Robert Sullivan, author of the book Rats and a frequent contributor to the New Yorker and Vogue.
Senator Dianne Feinstein has been in the Senate 20 years and is hoping for another six. She's facing a political novice, Elizabeth Emken, and is far ahead in the polls. Judy Campbell examines the race and Senator Feinstein's role in California and the Senate
President Obama will tour the worst hit disaster areas on the New Jersey coast with Governor Chris Christie today. We’ll talk to a local reporter on the scene about the latest, and the unlikely partnership of Republican Governor Christie and President Obama.
It used to be that if a sitcom or drama didn't score high ratings with viewers it would be axed. But now, with plummeting viewership, television networks are more likely to hold onto and reinvent shows that are quite cutting the mustard.