Here and Now
In Mary McDonagh Murphy's film, new facts about "To Kill a Mockingbird" and Harper Lee are uncovered, and the enduring significance of the story is discussed in interviews with Oprah Winfrey, Tom Brokaw, Anna Quindlen and many others.
In the United States alone, people use about 500 million straws each day. Nine-year-old Milo Cress wants to put a stop to it.
A neuroscientist investigates what makes a piano performance moving.
Some members of congress from both parties believe the President's ability to undertake military operations without congressional approval should be more limited.
What would you grab if you had to run from a fire or natural disaster? A website asks for answers.
Alec Loorz, a 16-year-old, started the group Kids vs. Global Warming at 12. Now he's suing the federal government to try to help clean up the environment.
During the 40s and 50s, there were some ten thousand Fuller Brush salesmen. Now, Norman Hall of San Francisco is one of the few left.
The screenwriter and director of "Beginners" created a film about love. It is loosely based on his relationship with his own father, who came out as gay late in life.
The grandfather of all clocks -- a clock that will register each unique moment for the next 10,000 years -- is under construction.
Twitter updates are being used for big business advertisements. In some situations, legal ownership is up in the air.