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New York plans to send dozens of inspectors to nail salons across the state to crack down on poor working conditions. A The New York Times investigation found the industry was violating labor laws.
A new book tells the story of Bobby Fuller, who was best-known for the song "I Fought the Law." He was a talented guitarist and producer who moved from El Paso, Texas, to LA. He was on the verge of his big break when his body was found in his car doused in gasoline. The Los Angeles police ruled it an accidental death.
All Tech Considered explores some experimental and lesser-used technologies for harvesting and disinfecting water.
NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Baltimore Sun investigative reporter Mark Puente about records that show Baltimore police often "disregard injuries and illnesses among people they apprehend."
The NFL has also fined the New England Patriots $1 million. The punishments follow last week's report on the deflategate scandal.
Astronomer Christ Impey examines the possibilities of the universe in his ne...
Astronomer Chris Impey discusses the future of space travel, sex in space and the connection between science and Buddhism. Impey is the author of Beyond: Our Future in Space.