You've heard it before: Republicans and Democrats can't work together. Now more than 70 congressional members from both parties are coming together to change that. Host Michel Martin talks with Rep. Reid Ribble (R-WI), and Rep. Jim Cooper (D-TN), about their plan to end the Washington gridlock.
Every 30 minutes a child ends up in the emergency room after being injured by a television. Flat screen TVs aren't necessarily safer, according to a study. They are heavy and perhaps even more likely to tip over than those old tube monsters. Experts say TVs need to be tethered to a wall.
Mary Hvizda went viral when a Wisconsin drum shop posted video of her wailing away. At first, her identity was a mystery. But now we know who she is — and that while she's not really a grandmother, she does love to rock.
After the discovery of three women's bodies in an East Cleveland neighborhood over the weekend, authorities had feared more remains would be discovered. A suspect in the killings is due in court Monday. Officials say he may have been influenced by a previous serial killer's crimes.
The Supreme Court overturned a key provision of the civil rights-era legislation in June. Free of past restrictions, some states acted quickly to change their voting laws, and it is now up to Congress to figure out where the act goes from here and how to continue to protect voters from discrimination.
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