The American Medical Association has issued an apology to black doctors for a history of racial discrimination. But is it a case of too little too late? The Takeaway talks with Dr. George C. Debnam, who experienced the AMA's racial prejudice firsthand as a young doctor in North Carolina in the 1950's.
The candidates have spoken. Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton spoke late Tuesday after receiving preliminary results from the Indiana and North Carolina primaries. The Takeaway examines what the Democratic candidates had to say.
The violent attack on a mall in Nairobi is a sign of desperation from the Somali group responsible for it, according to analyst Ken Menkhaus, professor of political science at Davidson College. Anchor Marco Werman challenges him to explain his analysis.
Around the world, revelations about NSA spying have caused outrage and protests. But not so much in the US. In fact, older Americans seem more worried than digitally plugged-in youth, whose electronic lives are being monitored. One researcher says young people don't seem so worried about the government acting as Big Brother.
Beth Macy's new book "Factory Man" tells the story of a furniture maker in Virginia who took on the Asian factories that produced inexpensive knock-offs of American furniture. In the story,we meet the people who have been hurt, and helped, by globalization.
When he first arrived in America, Afghan student Ali Shahidy knew his English was ready to tackle the tough language of academia. But he never expected to be tripped up by lunch at a fast food restaurant.
The surge of donations in the memory of one of the victims from Tuesday's shooting will enable a medical group to open two more dental clinics for Syrian refugees. They will be named after the husband-and-wife dental students who were slain near the University of North Carolina campus.
Like many people in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, social scientist Zeynep Tufekci was shocked by the killing of three Muslim students there in February. At a hastily organized vigil the following night, she was reminded of the power of community in addressing problems.
The "thousand-year" flood that hit the Carolinas earlier this week is just the latest in a string of extraordinary rain events in the US and around the world. And while the details differ, they fit into a pattern directly linked to climate change.