In the States
May 23, 2013 — Have you ever looked at old family photos and wished you could be there? Photographer Bootsy Holler has found a way.
May 23, 2013 — Cuban-American musician Pitbull has collaborated with top artists and sold millions of albums worldwide. The Los Angeles Times has even called him "America's savviest party-starter." Now Pitbull brings that fun to the big screen. He talks with host Michel Martin about his new animated film 'Epic,' and his booming musical career.
May 23, 2013 — Hip-hop mogul Dr. Dre and music producer Jimmy Iovine recently donated $70 million to the University of Southern California. Many people are applauding their generosity, but some aren't so happy. Host Michel Martin speaks with Walter Kimbrough, President of Dillard University, about why he thinks an HBCU should have gotten the money.
May 23, 2013 — Ohio Representative Marcia Fudge is still relatively new on the block. But she's established herself as the new head of the Congressional Black Congress. In the role, she's already been very vocal about whether the President is doing enough for people of color. Host Michel Martin talks with Congresswomen Fudge about her ideas for America.
May 23, 2013 — Millions of students rely on loans and grants for their studies. But with universities strapped for cash, fewer schools are able to admit students regardless of their financial need. Host Michel Martin asks the President of Iowa's Grinnell College, Dr. Raynard Kington, why his school considered putting a halt to need-blind admissions.
May 23, 2013 — What's more, when it comes to some nutrients, like vitamin C, canned peaches pack an even bigger punch than fresh, researchers say. The reasons have to do with how the canning process alters the fruit's cell walls. So eat 'em up!
May 23, 2013 — Strong new-vehicle sales lead industry analysts to revise their forecasts for North American production levels in 2013, with J.D. Power & Associates and LMC Automotive predicting 16 million units will be produced — a mark not hit since 2002.
May 23, 2013 — Mechanical engineer and sculptor Tristan Shone, who records as Author & Punisher, is a master of machines. He's built a robotic entourage — throttles, knobs, rails and all — that responds to MIDI/USB controllers and makes for-real industrial doom metal.
May 23, 2013 — The president is set to deliver Thursday what's being billed as a major address on national security. Officials are telling news outlets that he'll be addressing two controversial topics: The use of drones to kill suspected terrorists; and the closing of the Guantanamo Bay detention center.
May 23, 2013 — Monday's tornado in Moore, Okla. is one of the most destructive storms of its kind ever recorded. This interactive map of aerial imagery shows the breadth of the damage caused by the massive storm.