First up, we hear from the lawyer of the Aguilar family. Twenty three-year-old Noel Aguilar was shot and killed by police in May 2014. What new evidence is brought to light by bystander videos? We also look at police shootings nationwide as the year comes to an end. Then, how do scientific advances really happen? A new study from an MIT professor explains how we move forward when elite scientists die. After that, a modern reworking on Shakespeare sonnets.And last but certainly not least, before we leave you for the holidays, a look at the last days of hair metal band Motley Crue. They play their last shows at STAPLES Center next week.
The Year of Police Shootings, Pop Sonnets, and the End of Death Metal
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Twenty-three-year-old Long Beach resident Noel Aguilar was shot and killed by police in May 2014. The entire incident, from the moment one of the policeman accidentally shot...
7 min, 42 sec
A Year of Police Shootings
Nearly 1,000 people were killed by police in 2015. These incidents made headlines nationwide. But there isn’t any official counting of police killings in the U.S. The...
10 min, 40 sec
Dead Scientists Birth New Ideas
So how do scientific advances actually happen? A new report from M.I.T. finds that when old scientists pass on, a new generation can come up and elaborate on old findings....
7 min, 12 sec
Love the song “Call Me Maybe?” Adele’s “Hello?” Well, imagine if those tunes were reworked as Shakespearean sonnets. There are rules: the sonnets have to be 14 lines long...
15 min, 19 sec