With the spotlight now on institutional racism, the city council of Arlington, Texas, took a historic stand by bucking a state law and refusing to expand a gas well complex close to a preschool for Black and Latino children.
Evidence clearly shows the benefits of wearing a helmet in a bike crash. But some critics are now arguing that there are unintended consequences to helmet-wearing, like a decrease in bike ridership.
Last week on the show, we heard from people who are so passionate about their careers as scientists and mathematicians that they've tattooed equations and fragments of DNA on their bodies. So we asked: Do you have a tattoo related to your profession?
As many as two thousand members of Gold Star families ? families who lost members while serving our country ? convened at Arlington cemetery's 'Tomb of the Unknowns' this weekend. This event marks the largest gathering of such families in history.
Over 200 bodies may have been misidentified or misplaced at Arlington National Cemetery. The superintendent and deputy have been ousted following a newly released Pentagon report revealing misidentified graves and poor recordkeeping.
At just 24, she put out one of 2008's best indie rock records, We Brave Bee Stings and All and she's touring the country now with her band. She grew up in Arlington, Virginia, where her mother owns a coin laundromat and dry cleaning business. We sent Jesse Dukes to meet up with Thao and her mother at the laundromat to find out how she grew into a rock star.