Photos of the day - May 1, 2015
Guitar enthusiasts raise their instruments after playing the Jimi Hendrix version of the song "Hey Joe" in an attempt to break the Guinness Guitar Record in Wroclaw, Poland, Friday, May 1, 2015. 5003 guitarists took part in the annual event, but not enough to break the number of musicians playing the tune. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)
GMO controversy explained
GMOs — or genetically modified organisms — were in the spotlight again this past week following controversy at â€śThe Dr. Oz Showâ€ť over, among other things, the television host and doctor's stance on GMOs. It sparked a media firestorm and had people picking sides.
Freddie Gray's death ruled a homicide; 6 Baltimore officers charged
Baltimore's State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby announced Friday morning that Freddie Gray's death has been ruled a homicide, and that six officers will face criminal charges. Gray was reportedly mortally injured when he slammed into the back of a Baltimore police van during his arrest.
After Baltimore, what hope for change?
Half a century after the Watts riots — and 23 years after the riots following the Rodney King-beating verdict — the persistence of police brutality, racism, poverty and economic neglect in America's inner cities has erupted afresh as a topic riveting the nation.
The Bernie Sanders Website: A Review
Thursday afternoon, beneath a Hillary Clinton-shaped shadow, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders declared his candidacy for the Democratic presidential nomination.
Apple Watch vs. blender: Who will win?
Tom Dickson, Blendtec founder and general expert on all blendable things, has attempted to blend just about every product Apple has to offer. So it should come as no surprise that he just subjected the new Apple Watch to the Blendtec Will It Blend test.
Vietnam War: The fall of Saigon
FILE - In this Tuesday, April 29, 1975 file photo, U.S. Navy personnel aboard the USS Blue Ridge push a helicopter into the sea off the coast of Vietnam in order to make room for more evacuation flights from Saigon. The helicopter had carried Vietnamese people fleeing Saigon as North Vietnamese forces closed in on the capital. (AP Photo/File)