The legislation would reduce mandatory minimums for certain drug offenses and largely ban solitary confinement for juveniles.
President Obama has invited congressional leaders to the White House Friday afternoon, and House members are holding an unusual session Sunday.
Jimmy Webb is probably better known for the songs he’s written for other people, but he’s also a terrific singer himself. That’s on display on his latest original album, “Just Across The River.”
The Taliban has earned popularity in Afghanistan by delivering a form of local justice. But there are signs the Afghan government and police are making inroads to change that.
Here & Now’s media analyst offers some suggestions for New Year’s resolutions for media companies and people who use Twitter – including Pope Benedict XVI.
In a year that is ending with the horror of the Newtown massacre we wondered, how can we deal with the unspeakable grief left over from that day?
From Osvaldo Golijov to Jimmy Webb.