Outcry, Sigh Of Relief: Reaction To Zimmerman Acquittal
July 14, 2013
Host Jacki Lyden takes a look at the aftermath of the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. The verdict was announced late Saturday night and sparked a wide range of responses across the country.
Telemundo announced that its telenovelaEl Señor de los Cielos (Lord of the Skies) will be back for an unheard of second season. This is a radical departure from traditional telenovelas, which have a clear beginning and a definitive ending.
In a new poll, parents complain that their children are not getting nearly enough time for a basic school ritual: eating lunch. And that's worrying parents and administrators, given that about one-third of American kids are overweight or obese.
The Washington Post reports that the agency is gathering nearly 5 billion records a day on the whereabouts of cellphones around the world. One official told the newspaper the NSA is getting vast volumes of location data by tapping into the cables that connect mobile networks globally.
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