Stories for December 29, 2012
The subject line on the email my old friend Bill sent me two days before Christmas said, simply: "here is a poem emily wrote for her murdered sister lauren."
In January, we brought you a story from Bluffton, S.C., where acts of kindness abounded at a small coffee shop named the Corner Perk Cafe.
Detroit is starting to sort through of thousands of boxes of potential evidence in rape cases that have been left unprocessed. The 11,000 "rape kits" were discovered in 2009, and Wayne County prosecutor Kym Worthy has been leading the effort to process them.
Andrew Borakove was a television comedy writer in Hollywood when he realized he had to make a life change.
There's always name-calling in national elections, but now there are more ways to get the message out, says political opposition researcher Michael Regebian. The past election, he says, the dirt was just flying more often.
The National Archives is celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation by putting the original document on display over New Year's weekend.