"If you will protest courageously, and yet with dignity and Christian love, when the history books are written in future generations, the historians will have to pause and say, There lived a great people-a black people-who injected new meaning and dignity into the veins of civilization."
—Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929-68) African-American reverend, civil rights leader
- How Many Crimes Do Your Police 'Clear'? Now You Can Find Out Mon, 30 Mar 2015 05:11:00 -0400
- Police say a crime is "cleared" when they make an arrest or identify a suspect. Clearance rates vary widely by city, but you can use our tool to look up how the police are faring where you live.
- Open Cases: Why One-Third of Murders In America Go Unresolved Mon, 30 Mar 2015 05:04:44 -0400
- Police today are identifying fewer murder suspects than they did a generation ago. One criminologist says that may be because departments are more focused on preventing crimes than on making arrests.
- In New York's Multinational Astoria, Diversity Is Key to Harmony Mon, 30 Mar 2015 05:04:44 -0400
- The neighborhood in Queens has become a kind of urban United Nations, with people from 100 countries living there. The more diverse, the better its residents get along.
- Employers And Insurers Gain Control In Workers' Compensation Disputes Mon, 30 Mar 2015 05:03:14 -0400
- In 10 states, injured workers are finding it more difficult to get or keep medical treatment their doctors prescribe because of reforms to workers' comp laws.
- With So Much Oil Flowing, U.S. May Be Reaching Storage Limits Mon, 30 Mar 2015 03:42:00 -0400
- Amid record production, some analysts worry the U.S. will run out of places to put it all. One says lack of storage space could drive oil down to around $20 a barrel, less than half the current price.
- Uphill Skiing Gains Traction In Colorado Mon, 30 Mar 2015 03:41:00 -0400
- There's a growing trend of hiking up mountains — in skis. Though it's banned at some resorts for safety reasons, enthusiasts in Aspen want make the town a hub for the emerging sport.
- Sure Use A Treadmill Desk — But You Still Need To Exercise Mon, 30 Mar 2015 03:40:00 -0400
- Treadmill desks were the hot new trend in exercising a few years ago. The idea was to get moving and lose weight at work. But a new study suggests people don't use them enough to make a difference.
- Proposed Payday Industry Regulations Must Strike Delicate Balance Sun, 29 Mar 2015 17:21:00 -0400
- The federal government is moving to reign in the payday loan industry, which critics say traps consumers in a damaging cycle of debt. A look at the possible effects of proposed regulations.
- Palm Springs Celebrates Its Past, And Tourists Arrive In Droves Sun, 29 Mar 2015 17:21:00 -0400
- Palm Springs was the desert playground of golden-era Hollywood. Then its glamour faded. Now its midcentury architecture, its retro style and the allure of its past are fueling a rebirth.
- Videos On End-Of-Life Choices Ease Tough Conversation Sun, 29 Mar 2015 17:21:00 -0400
- A program in Hawaii aims to reduce the number of older people who spend their final days of life in a hospital. Hawaii has one of the highest rates of hospital deaths for those over age 65 in the U.S.
- Iran, West Said To Be Closing Gap On Nuke Deal As Deadline Looms Sun, 29 Mar 2015 15:29:00 -0400
- The two sides are reportedly close to a deal ahead of a Tuesday deadline, but diplomatic sources caution that an agreement could still fall apart. Shipping uranium to Russia is a point of contention.
- For Undercover Agents, On-The-Job Adrenaline Can Be Addictive Sun, 29 Mar 2015 08:41:00 -0400
- Danger, subterfuge, adrenaline, the thrill of pulling one over on someone. As more agencies use undercover operatives, we ask what it's like to take on a false identity professionally.
- Indiana Governor: Lawmakers To 'Clarify' Anti-Gay Law Sun, 29 Mar 2015 08:36:00 -0400
- Mike Pence, who signed the controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act last week, says he didn't anticipate the level of hostility the law has engendered.
- Clinton Seeks A 'New Relationship' With The Press Sun, 29 Mar 2015 07:24:00 -0400
- Some of Hillary Clinton's most vocal critics are from those in the media. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to correspondent Mara Liasson about Clinton's evolving relationship with the press.
- Cheez Whiz Helped Spread Processed Foods. Will It Be Squeezed Out? Sun, 29 Mar 2015 06:44:39 -0400
- Turns out, the history of Kraft's dull-orange cheese spread says a lot about the processed food industry — and where it might be headed as Kraft and Heinz merge.