Sahar Sabet of Alpharetta, Ga., says that when she was in a local Apple store last week to buy an iPad and an iPhone, she was told by a clerk that he couldn't sell the company's products to her. He'd overheard her speaking Farsi.
Controversy erupted in 2009 when the Texas State Board of Education debated changes to the state's textbooks that centered on the teaching of evolution. Scott Thurman captured the contentious battle in the documentary film, The Revisionaries, which focuses in large part on Don McLeroy.
A walk in the woods isn't that different from a walk through the produce section of the supermarket for Langdon Cook, an influential Seattle forager, blogger, and home cook. He's dedicated to rekindling interest in forgotten foods.
On Tuesday, the Pew Research Center released a study that found Asian-Americans have surpassed Hispanics as the fastest growing racial group in the U.S. Plus, the report showed that they're the highest earning and best-educated. Host Michel Martin discusses the findings and the implications of these demographic changes with three experts.
A cargo ship carrying four huge cranes is set to squeeze under the Chesapeake Bay Bridge near Washington, D.C., and the Key Bridge outside Baltimore. Both spans have to close temporarily this afternoon as it passes under.
The idea of Superman was conceived in Glenville, Ohio, back in the 1930s. But when a proposed Superman-themed license plate called "Ohio Birthplace of Superman," DC Comics and Warner Communications objected. Superman, they point out, was born on the planet Krypton.
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