Navy Yard Shooter's Mother Speaks Out As Inquiry Continues | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio
Filed Under:

Navy Yard Shooter's Mother Speaks Out As Inquiry Continues

Play associated audio
As the investigation into the shootings at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday continues, the mother of Aaron Alexis released a statement expressing her deep sympathy for the families of the victims. President Obama says he'll attend a memorial service for the victims this weekend, and Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said the Defense Department will undertake a rapid review of security procedures.
NPR

After Fan Pressure, Netflix Makes 'Daredevil' Accessible To The Blind

The series stars a blind superhero — but at first, it lacked audio descriptions for the visually impaired. Netflix has added that option, but the issue raises larger questions of online accessibility.
NPR

Late Chicago Chef Sought To Open 'A New Page In Gastronomy'

A star of molecular gastronomy, Homaro Cantu, 38, took his own life this week. Cantu owned a Michelin-starred restaurant, but he also wanted to cure world hunger and improve Americans' eating habits.
NPR

When Politicians Lose Their Accents

Some say Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's Midwestern accent has become less pronounced. Georgetown professor Deborah Tannen says politicians' voices often change, depending on their audience.
NPR

After Fan Pressure, Netflix Makes 'Daredevil' Accessible To The Blind

The series stars a blind superhero — but at first, it lacked audio descriptions for the visually impaired. Netflix has added that option, but the issue raises larger questions of online accessibility.

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.