There has been no action to circumvent the latest round of food stamp cuts in Oregon. About 140,000 Oregonians will lose a significant portion of their benefits if the cuts are allowed to continue there, and recipients and food banks alike are bracing for the change.
High school junior Christian Champagne is part of Chicago's "Becoming a Man" program. After meeting with President Obama, he speaks to NPR's Scott Simon about initiatives that reach out to young black men.
Submissions Only is an online comedy about young actors hoping to make it on Broadway. Star Kate Wetherhead and NPR's Scott Simon talk about the often brutal and funny world of actors, agents and casting directors.