May 3, 2013 A white off-duty constable shot and killed a paraplegic black man in Fayette, Miss., in 1965. Despite new witnesses who have memories of what happened that day, there's still not enough evidence to say whether Jasper Burchfield's claim of self-defense is true.
May 3, 2013 NPR and Radio Diaries are looking for personal, surprising stories from teens. Write it, photograph it (and record it if you want) and submit it to the storytelling site Cowbird. Two entries will be picked to produce audio stories with Radio Diaries and a selection will be featured on NPR.org.
May 3, 2013 The jobs report for April showed stronger job creation and a four-year low in the unemployment rate, sending stocks soaring. But the monthly numbers, while encouraging, are bound to be revised. That suggests that perhaps we're paying too much attention to them.
May 3, 2013 Friday in Atlanta, actress Reese Witherspoon pleaded no contest to obstruction. She was arrested last month in Atlanta for berating a state trooper as he administered a sobriety test to her husband. Now, the dashcam video of her arrest has hit the Web.
May 3, 2013 During the recession, states have run up a $30 billion debt to Washington because they haven't had enough funds to cover unemployment checks. Now they're cutting benefits at the same time federal payments are being reduced because of the sequester.
May 3, 2013 The state's high court says among other things that the move will ensure support from both parents.