Former residents of Northview Heights in Pittsburgh remember marching bands and days at the recreation center. But that was before shootings and drugs became commonplace for some 1,600 residents of the public housing project.
Instead of treating nature as property under the law, the rights-of-nature movement seeks legal recognition that "nature in all its life forms has the right to exist, persist, maintain and regenerate its vital cycles."
Latinos are heading to the polls in record numbers. Host Lisa Mullins discusses the Hispanic turnout with The World's Matthew Bell and Arturo Varges the executive director of NALEO, the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials.
Today's Geo Quiz asked for an African state that may not exist on the map, but it thrives in the world of fiction. It's the setting in the 1978 novel, The Coup, by the late John Updike. The answer is Kush. Anchor Marco Werman plays an old Updike interview in which the author admits his African experience was limited, but defends his decision to write about Africa anyway.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Steve Metz of the Strategic Studies Institute at the US Army War College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania about the psychology of counter-insurgency and its applications in Afghanistan.
The answer to today's Geo quiz is India, where plans for a national census are stirring controversy; for first time in 80 years, the census will also ask about caste. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Professor Suvir Kaul of the University of Pennsylvania.
Hundreds of beekeepers, researchers and vendors are gathering in Huntington, W. Va., today for the Heartland Apiculture Society's 7th annual bee conference. The buzz this year is the honeybee crisis. Since 2006, they have been disappearing en masse and the cause for the collapse remains unknown.
They're swing counties in swing states ? and they may be the spots where this election is decided. In the first of a series on 'counties that count,' The Takeaway's Andrea Bernstein visits Wilkes-Barre in Pennsylvania's Luzerne County.