Gilbert Monterrosa was 15 years old during the 1992 riots. He and some friends decided to loot a Fedco department store where he found something unexpected — Nirvana's album, Nevermind.
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Steven Mallory who had just given up drug dealing when NPR interviewed him in 1994 and 1995. Now, the Dayton, Ohio, resident works a full-time job, owns two businesses and is a grandfather.
"Everybody's got to get out there and find the piece that they can do," the Democratic Massachusetts senator says. She talks to NPR's Audie Cornish about her new book, the middle class and activism.
An annual study gives airlines the highest scores for quality in the 26 years the ratings have been compiled. But the ratings don't fully reflect the experience of the American air traveler.
Axon, which is the name of the company's line of body cameras, says it will send law enforcement agencies one body camera per sworn officer to use for a year.
The number of pedestrians killed in traffic jumped 11 percent in 2016, the highest year-over-year increase — in terms of percentage and total number of fatalities — since data has been collected.
Legislation would loosen restrictions on gun suppressors, with proponents saying quieter guns protect shooters' hearing. But opponents say easier-to-get silencers are a risk to the public.
Four years after Darren Rainey died in a prison shower, the Miami-Dade prosecutor decided against charging any officers. Since the 1960s, the mentally ill have increasingly been housed in prisons.
The U.S. conducted hundreds of atmospheric nuclear tests between 1945 and 1962 — and filmed them. A project to digitize those films has changed the analysis of the nuclear explosions themselves.
A federal judge in Hawaii has granted a temporary restraining order against President Trump's revised executive order on immigration. This is the second time the courts have blocked the travel ban.