The state of Massachusetts doesn't allow the death penalty, and most of the state's residents are against it. But as the accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev starts his trial, the jurors who decide his fate in a federal trial will have to allow for that possibility.
Louisiana’s rapidly sinking deltas threaten crucial oil, gas and fishing industries. Louisiana has an ambitious, expensive and first-of-its-kind plan to rebuild the region — but right now no one is willing to pay for it. What would be the cost of failure?
Dance instructor Sean Scantlebury has only met his student on Skype: Sean is in New York, and his student, Aadel Qies, is in Baghdad. But that hasn't stopped them from holding dance classes and trying to keep Qies' passion for dance alive.
After scoring some big victories in the US in 2014, the movement to get institutions to cut their ties to fossil fuel companies is broadening its focus in the UK to include big name museums and even toy companies.