Changes to voting laws have been gaining steam ever since the Supreme Court struck down part of the Voting Rights Act. Guest host Celeste Headlee speaks with Allison Riggs, attorney for the Southern Coalition for Social Justice about what the current fight looks like.
Liberal North Carolinians have been holding weekly demonstrations called 'Moral Mondays' to protest Republican legislative actions. Reverend William Barber, organizer of the events and president of the North Carolina NAACP, talks about out what's next, now that legislators are wrapping up their session.
Feeding your pooch with locally sourced meats and vegetables may seem like the culinary equivalent of a Versace pet bowl. But producers of this posh-sounding pet food say it can cut down on food waste and help farmers.
Under pressure from hunger strikes, the state of California has made some changes to the way it runs its toughest prison units. Some men who recently left solitary confinement are talking about their experience. (This story was produced as part of a collaboration between member station KQED and The Center for Investigative Reporting.)
The idea of intermittent mini-fasting seems to be gaining traction. The appeal: Dieters have to restrict calories for only two days a week. Research suggests this approach is more effective than trying to cut back on calories 24/7.
There's a movement to replace Miami Beach's historic homes with large, glitzy houses, and the cause celebre is a landmark house owned by a plastic surgeon and his wife, a cast member on TheReal Housewives of Miami.
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