Why was British Musician Billy Bragg invited to present at the 2013 Americana Music Festival? Seems unusual, but Bragg argues that the British were actually integral in developing Americana music after World War II.
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.
On Friday, coaches and players from the four NCAA men's basketball teams practices before the public and took questions from the media. On Saturday, it's time to bring the Final Four experience on the road, with the Kansas Jayhawks taking on the Ohio State Buckeyes and the Kentucky Wildcats set to take on the Louisville Cardinals.
Post-election unrest in Kenya has been widespread and hard to monitor in real time, but some concerned bloggers are trying to help, and they've set up a website where Kenyans can report on what they see in their own communities
The Trayvon Martin case caught national attention after authorities released several 911 calls made around the time of Martin's death. A debate is underway over whether or not sensitive material like 911 phone calls should be available to the public.
From the son of slaves to one of the most influential agricultural scientists in US history, George Washington Carver embodied the idea that curiosity, intellect and innovation, coupled with determination, can bring great things to the world, no matter how difficult the circumstances.
A law in India protects women from domestic abuse, and supporters say the law is desperately needed, but critics say the law is often abused to punish innocent men and their extended families. Reporter Larry Schooler has the story.
Blue Dog Democrats numbered more than 50 in the 111th Congress. Now, there are just 24 remaining and of those, five have indicated they won't run for re-election. On the right, moderate Republicans are fewer in number as well. One former Blue Dog says redistricting and party politics are to blame.