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NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Vikram Amar, a professor at the University of California, Davis School of Law, about the initiative that would allow the killing of gays and lesbians.
Henry J. Heinz...
Henry Heinz was big into pickles before ketchup came along. James Kraft gave the world American cheese. (Ironically, he was Canadian.) Now, two companies that revamped how we eat will become one.
U.S. Army officials said Wednesday that Bergdahl's 2009 disappearance is considered a crime of desertion. Bergdahl was freed last May after being held captive by the Taliban for nearly five years.
American Ghost cover detail....
Sante Fe's most famous ghost is Hannah Nordhaus' great-great-grandmother. Her new book American Ghost is mix of memoir, cultural history, genealogical detective story and paranormal investigation.
When Cruz announced his presidency, he said: "It's time to reclaim the constitution." The New Yorker's Jeffrey Toobin discusses the strict legal philosophy that has shaped Cruz's political agenda.
The airline operating the plane that crashed in the French Alps says the plane had been inspected and found safe Monday.