It was an historic victory Tuesday for Wisconsin Republican governor Scott Walker, who soundly defeated his Democratic rival in a recall vote called by his opponents after Walker essentially eliminated bargaining rights for most public workers in the state.
The documentary, “No Way Out But One” tells the story of Holly Collins, who fled the country with her children and ultimately gained asylum in the Netherlands. She said she was protecting them from abuse and a family court system that ignored her pleas for help.
The Boston Celtics beat the Miami Heat Tuesday night, taking a three to two game lead in the best of seven Eastern Conference Finals. In the West, the Oklahoma City Thunder can advance to the NBA Finals with a win over the San Antonio Spurs tonight in Oklahoma City.
After a long career of writing everything from science fiction and mystery to humor, Ray Bradbury has died at 91. We re-broadcast a conversation with Bradbury from 2004.
The Alabama Shakes started as an after school hobby, now they’re performing on the Conan O’Brien show and touring with Jack White of White Stripes fame.
The celestial Venus transit took place Tuesday — the last time the planetary phenomena will occur for the next 105 years.
A professor from Howard University has some advice on what African American high school graduates need to hear when they receive diplomas over the next few weeks.2 Comments | more »
What if you could replace styrofoam with something that biodegrades and doesn’t contain petroleum? That’s what one start-up is trying to do — with mushrooms.3 Comments | more »