WUWM http://blog.wuwm.com en The FDA Moves To Regulate Increasingly Popular E-Cigarettes http://blog.wuwm.com/post/fda-moves-regulate-increasingly-popular-e-cigarettes The Food and Drug Administration says it will formally propose regulating e-cigarettes.<p>Early Thursday, the agency unveiled a long-awaited rule that would give it power to oversee the increasingly popular devices, much in the way that it regulates traditional cigarettes.<p>"It's a huge change," FDA Commissioner <a href="http://www.fda.gov/aboutfda/commissionerspage/default.htm">Margaret Hamburg</a> told reporters in a briefing Wednesday, before the official announcement of the agency's plans. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 04:03:00 +0000 Rob Stein 29859 at http://blog.wuwm.com The FDA Moves To Regulate Increasingly Popular E-Cigarettes FCC To Propose Change To Net Neutrality Rules, Media Report http://blog.wuwm.com/post/fcc-propose-change-net-neutrality-rules-media-report The FCC is expected to put out new Internet traffic rules that would let content providers negotiate for better service. NPR's Melissa Block talks with Wall Street Journal reporter Gautham Nagesh. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 03:06:00 +0000 editor 29858 at http://blog.wuwm.com Why Lupita Nyong'o's 'People' Cover Is So Significant http://blog.wuwm.com/post/why-lupita-nyongos-people-cover-so-significant It has been a very good 12 months for Lupita Nyong'o: piles of awards (including an Oscar for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her portrayal of Patsy in <em>12 Years a Slave</em>), a contract to be the face of LancĂ´me Paris cosmetics, and now this: the cover of <em>People</em>'s annual "50 Most Beautiful" issue.<p>Counting Nyong'o's new crowning, there are now three black women who have been on <em>People</em>'s cover in the 25 years the "Most Beautiful" issue has been published. Halle Berry was first in 2003, followed by Beyonce in 2012. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 23:22:00 +0000 Karen Grigsby Bates 29857 at http://blog.wuwm.com Why Lupita Nyong'o's 'People' Cover Is So Significant Reports: FCC Poised For Changes To Net Neutrality Policy http://blog.wuwm.com/post/reports-fcc-poised-about-face-net-neutrality <h6>This post was updated at 12:10 a.m. ET on Thursday. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 22:56:00 +0000 editor 29856 at http://blog.wuwm.com Obama Gets A Taste Of Jiro's 'Dream' Sushi In Name Of Diplomacy http://blog.wuwm.com/post/obama-gets-taste-jiros-dream-sushi-name-diplomacy President Obama kicked off the first leg of his tour of Asia on Wednesday with some sushi diplomacy.<p>He dined with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at a revered and tiny temple of sushi in Tokyo called <a href="http://www.sushi-jiro.jp/eng-index.html">Sukiyabashi Jiro</a>. The subterranean restaurant, with just 10 seats at the counter, was made famous by the 2011 documentary <a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/03/16/148737187/cameras-follow-worlds-greatest-sushi-chef">Jiro Dreams of Sushi</a>.<em> </em><p>Obama emerged with a thumbs-up review. "That's some good sushi right there," he said. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 22:42:00 +0000 NPR Staff 29855 at http://blog.wuwm.com Obama Gets A Taste Of Jiro's 'Dream' Sushi In Name Of Diplomacy