The debate over gun control continues to dominate the headlines. Meanwhile, the U.S. Senate doubles the number of African-American members by welcoming William 'Mo" Cowan. He replaces John Kerry. Host Michel Martin talks politics with Republican strategist Ron Christie and Keli Goff, political correspondent for The Root.
The world's largest retailer says its investing in one of the fastest growing segments of American agriculture: local food. But small farmers say they aren't necessarily seeing the benefits.
When President Obama announced new measures to prevent gun violence, one of the groups there to show support was the National Sheriffs' Association. But not all of its members agree with the national group's support for what it calls "common-sense steps."
Chris Kyle, who wrote a bestseller about his time in Iraq and the more than 150 insurgents he killed, created a foundation that tried to help "emotionally and physically wounded veterans." The man who allegedly killed Kyle was one of those veterans, Kyle's friends and authorities say.
Unions in China are typically controlled by management and the government. A union run by democratic vote of the workers would be a huge shift.