Chris from Tulsa, Okla., called in about using human hair to absorb oil. Indeed, there is a way to use hair to create mats that can help soak up oil. An organization called Matter of Trust is collecting donated hair from salons, groomers, and individuals.
Nick Weaver revealed to his mom that he was gay when he was 12 years old. Both he and his mom talk with us about the challenges pre-teens face when coming out of the closet. We also speak to New York Times Magazine writer Benoit Denizet-Lewis.
Hundreds of thousands of immigrants are deported from the US each year, and many of them leave behind US citizen spouses and children. Here's how two families have changed their holiday traditions after the deportations of their husbands and fathers.
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