Mexico's new president, Enrique Peña Nieto, recently enacted a law to compensate victims of drug violence. It also sets up a national registry to record the crimes. Host Michel Martin discusses the new law with Nik Steinberg of Human Rights Watch.
The descendants of the Wright Brothers have agreed, for the first time, to allow licensing of the brothers' name to certain as yet unspecified products. The plan is part of an effort to generate funds to maintain the family mansion called Hawthorn Hill in the Oakwood suburb of Dayton, Ohio. Dr. Brian Hackett is Director of Northern Kentucky University's Public History Program and is knowledgeable about the house. He talked with WNKU's Steve Hirschberg.
Whether crustaceans feel pain is generally something people try not to think about while munching on a crab cake or a lobster roll. Few of us would like to think that our dinner suffered during preparation, but still, we can't help but be a little curious.
Editor's note: Our partner GlobalPost is launching a series that looks at wealth and poverty worldwide by comparing U.S. metro areas with foreign cities that have similar levels of income inequality. The findings may surprise you.