Family physician Jean-Robert Ngola faced harassment and death threats after being falsely accused of spreading the coronavirus.
The alewives of the St. Croix River live an international life. Their river is the boundary between Canada and the U.S., jointly governed by both nations. But, in 1995, Maine decided to shut down the route the alewives took to spawn. The population crashed. But this year, the gates were reponed.
A maple syrup heist in Quebec threatens price controls the Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers has used for some time -- and the theft occurred a year ago. The investigation continues into how one well-known buyer acquired the stolen syrup.
Dharun Ravi was sentenced to 30 days in jail on Monday after being convicted earlier this year of bias intimidation and invasion of privacy for spying on his roommate, Tyler Clementi, who was kissing another man in their Rutger dormitory. Clementi later committed suicide.
Washington Correspondent Todd Zwillich discusses health care reform with Iowa Senator Tom Harkin. The Takeaway also hears from Rutgers professor Louise Russell, whose research challenges the idea that preventive medicine lowers medical costs.