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Host Michel Martin speaks to the Unabomber's brother, David Kaczynski, and Melissa Moore, the daughter of a serial killer, to find out how relatives of notorious criminals cope.
Tricia Rose is known as a hip-hop scholar and professor of Africana studies. She's now taking on a new project at Brown University, and hoping it sparks new questions about race and ethnicity. Host Michel Martin speaks with Rose about her vision.
Police investigating the shootings that left at least 19 people injured in New Orleans Sunday have arrested Shawn Scott, 24, and his brother, Akein, 19. An additional four people were arrested and charged with harboring Akein Scott, the authorities said Thursday.
Rutgers University welcomes the arrival of new athletic director Julie Hermann as the beginning of a new era, weeks after turmoil engulfed its athletics department. The school's basketball coach was fired last month after videos showed that he verbally and physically abused players during practice.
CBS News and CNN say they've been told by sources familiar with what was found that investigators believe marathon bombings suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev wrote on an interior wall of the boat where he was found hiding. He allegedly said the attack was in retaliation for the Afghan and Iraq wars.
A series of twisters roared through North Texas on Wednesday night. In Granbury, about 35 miles from Fort Worth, neighborhoods were devastated. The search continues for victims.
The news that scientists have successfully cloned a human embryo seems almost certain to rekindle a political fight that has raged, on and off, since the creation of Dolly the sheep. It's a fight that has, over the past decade and a half, produced a lot of heat and light and not a lot of policy.
The 2012 accounting of the president and first lady's finances shows they had between $1.8 million and $7 million in assets.
A viral video from an American Airlines flight highlights a little-known airline policy: no unauthorized photography.
The Arizona woman was found guilty last week of killing her ex-boyfriend in a fit of rage. In testimony Wednesday, prosecutors had to prove Arias killed him in an especially cruel and heinous manner.
The president says the resignation of Steve Miller is part of a larger effort to make sure the IRS never again engages in partisan targeting of certain groups.
The White House has released 100 pages of internal emails related to the development of talking points after the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, last year. President Barack Obama also addressed the controversy surrounding the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative groups. Audie Cornish talks to Scott Horsley.
Students deemed "willfully defiant" accounted for nearly half of California's 700,000 suspensions last year. Many educators are cheering the Los Angeles Unified School District's decision to ban such suspensions, arguing the category is too broad and disproportionately targeted black students.
The Associated Press story that prompted a Justice Department subpoena of journalists' phone records blew the cover of a double agent embedded in Yemen's al-Qaida affiliate.
Among the things we learned about the IRS from the inspector general's report was that their boss told the group of employees at the controversy's heart to stop their dubious practices. Which they did, for a little while at least.
The IRS scandal has put a spotlight on a part of the tax code increasingly popular with political groups. Donors can't get tax deductions for giving to 501(c)(4) organizations like they would for charities. But the names of those donors can stay private.
A new rifle goes on sale on Wednesday, and it's not like any other. It uses lasers and computers to make shooters very accurate. A startup gun company in Texas developed the rifle, which is so effective some in the industry say it should not be sold to the public.
Tributes are appearing online for Richard Swanson, the Seattle man whose plan to dribble a soccer ball all the way to Brazil to raise money for charity ended Tuesday after he was struck and killed by a pickup truck in Oregon.
The first city in the country to allow 16- and 17-year-olds to vote in municipal elections is a progressive town on the edge of Washington, D.C. But the push to allow people to vote or at least register before age 18 is ongoing in numerous states.
More than 300 freed abductees are part of an online community they call the RooterHood, where they can share their stories, their fears, and get help.