Veteran court biographer and journalist Joan Biskupic charts the rise of the Supreme Court's first Latina justice, and the mark she's already made on court decisions around hot-button issues like affirmative action.
A Supreme Court decision not to hear cases on same-sex marriage clears the way for gay marriage to begin in Virginia and four other states. Virginia's attorney general joins Kojo to talk about the implications.
A recent Washington Post article details a 2011 incident in which an attacker fired on--and hit--the President’s private residence. It took four days for the Secret Service to realize what had happened. We explore the implications for a security branch under fire.
Debtors' prisons were outlawed in the U.S. nearly 200 years ago, but across the country, counties and cites are increasingly passing costs along to offenders, and people unable to pay are ending up in jail. We explore the issues.
A growing interest in vegan cuisine -- no meat, fish, dairy or eggs -- is fueling new menu offerings in our area, from fast-casual to fine dining. We explore the options for avowed vegans and the "vegan curious."
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