December 11, 2013 | NPR · In the wake of the school shooting in Newtown, Conn., last year, there was a call to enhance restrictions on gun purchases. One of the groups leading the charge was Mayors Against Illegal Guns. Melissa Block talks with Mark Glaze, executive director of Mayors Against Illegal Guns, about what he sees as his groups successes and failures over the past year.
December 11, 2013 | NPR · On Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously that the Kansas supreme court should not have overturned the murder conviction and death sentence of a man who said he was high on crystal meth when he killed a sheriff near Wichita.
December 11, 2013 | NPR · California hopes to get 33 percent of its electricity from wind and solar power by 2020. But that will only work if the state can economically store some of the energy for release on cloudy, windless days.