In what has become an annual tradition, volunteers join Paul Monti, whose son died while serving in Afghanistan, to plant flags at each gravestone at the Massachusetts National Cemetery.
Like a lot of summer weekends, this weekend brings a new buddy cop movie. But this one, called “The Heat,” is a little different.
The buddy cops in “The Heat” are played by Melissa McCarthy and Sandra Bullock.
Joining us to talk about this twist on a familiar genre is Linda Holmes, who writes and edits NPR’s pop culture blog Monkey See.
Peter O’Dowd follows the route of Abraham Lincoln's funeral train 150 years ago, to look at modern-day race relations and Lincoln's legacy.