A judge says New York City's stop-and-frisk policy violates the rights of thousands of people. And Attorney General Eric Holder is proposing new ways to deal with drug offenders. Guest host Celeste Headlee talks politics with Keli Goff of The Root and Mary Kate Cary of U.S. News & World Report.
America's population is aging at a rapid rate: 20 percent of the country will be 65 or older by the year 2050. Guest host Celeste Headlee talks with experts about how the aging population will affect the American landscape.
When people think of U.S. history, they often jump to the pilgrims at Plymouth Rock. But a new archaeological discovery shows just how far inland Spanish explorers traveled, decades before the English arrived. Kenneth C. Davis talks about some of the hidden Spanish history in the U.S.
When the design company Paul Frank threw a powwow themed party, a lot of people were offended. But rather than just issue an apology, the company teamed up with Native American designers for a new line. Guest host Celeste Headlee finds out more.
A Tennessee judge has ordered a baby's name to be changed from Messiah to Martin, after the boy's parents went to court to fight over their son's last name. The boy's mother says she was shocked by the decision, and that she'll appeal the order to rename her baby.
At the Missouri State Fair, a crowd was worked up by the sight of "Obama" being chased by a raging bull. It felt "like some kind of Klan rally," a spectator says. Fair officials have apologized, and politicians from both sides of the aisle have condemned the performance.
Vacationers staying in central Florida awoke to crashing sounds Sunday night, as their three-story building began to collapse. A large portion of the structure at a resort in Clermont was pulled into a sinkhole. It seems the process was slow enough that everyone in the building got out safely.
Most dating sites won't pair up people from the two different parties. And for good reason, according to some researchers. Ideology, particularly on social issues, is as strong a predictor of whether couples will make it as religion or drinking habits.
"It just didn't fit," former county sheriff Mark John says of what he saw after coming upon James Lee DiMaggio and missing teen Hannah Anderson in Idaho's rugged backcountry. The two didn't seem to be prepared for the wilderness. After John alerted police, FBI agents moved in. DiMaggio was killed.
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