California’s Death Row, The Nation’s Largest, Runs Out Of Room

The country’s largest death row has run out of room. As NPR member station KCRW reports, that’s because a legal fight has meant that the state has not put an inmate to death in nearly a decade, leaving more than 750 of them on death row in the state. KCRW reports: “Gov. Jerry Brown is […]

Mass Tax Foreclosure Threatens Detroit Homeowners

i Homeowners sit in a conference room in Detroit’s Cobo Center while waiting for their cases to be heard to avoid foreclosure from tax debts in Detroit on Jan. 29. This year, Wayne County officials sent out 62,000 foreclosure notices to city homeowners behind on property taxes. Paul Sancya/AP hide caption itoggle caption Paul Sancya/AP […]

Pharmacists Group Votes To Discourage Members From Providing Execution Drugs

The largest pharmacist association in the country has voted to discourage its members from participating in executions. The move could make executions harder for states that have been ordering their drugs from compounding pharmacies. As we’ve reported, some states like Texas turned to the pharmacies after big pharmaceutical companies — under pressure from death penalty […]

10 foods that fight Alzheimer’s (and 5 to avoid)

istockphoto Doctors have been saying for years that what you eat can affect the health of your heart. Now there’s growing evidence that the same is true for your brain. A new study by researchers at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago shows a diet plan they developed — appropriately called the MIND diet — […]

Report finds troubling breast cancer rates in black women

A new analysis of breast cancer is giving doctors and patients a wealth of information geared at helping to diagnose and treat the disease. The data was presented in a report released Monday by four major cancer groups in the U.S., including the American Cancer Society. It provides the most detailed analysis to date of […]

​New York City Marathon pioneer George Spitz dies

NEW YORK – George Spitz, the running visionary who transformed the New York City marathon, died on Friday from complications of pneumonia. He was 92. The New York Road Runners (NYRR) aptly called Spitz “The Father of the Five-Borough Marathon.” When the 26.2 mile race was founded in 1970 it was confined to Central Park. […]

Who is Trevor Noah?

March 30, 2015, 2:56 PM|We take a look at the background on comedian Trevor Noah, who will replace Jon Stewart as host of the Daily Show. Director David Paul Meyer shares some of his personal and professional experiences with the new anchor. Article source:

Indiana tries to tamp down outrage over "religious freedom" law

INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana’s Republican legislative leaders said Monday they’re working on adding language to a new state law to make it clear that it doesn’t allow discrimination against gays and lesbians, while Democrats countered that a full repeal is the only way to stem the widespread criticism. CBS Evening News Indiana governor defends religious freedom […]

Report: Movie mogul accused of groping woman

NEW YORK – Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein has been accused of groping a woman, reports CBS New York. According to the the station, the alleged incident took place last Friday night at the Tribeca Film Center on Greenwich Street. Weinstein’s accuser is a 22-year-old woman, a source told the station. The two did not know […]