This Is America looks at major issues in American life and society, and explores popular places across the United States.
8:17 PM - 8:19 PM November 18, 2015
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From Chicago pizza to roadside burgers in Los Angeles, the food along Route 66 plays a special -- and delicious -- part of any journey down America's Main Street.
Anthony Graves was cleared of murder charges after spending 19 years in prison for the crime. For more than half of those years, he was scheduled to be executed. Now, Graves spends his days as a free man trying to reform the US justice system. His prosecutor has been disbarred from law practice.
The United States is full of roadside attractions. The Historic U.S. Route 66 is home to some of the oldest and must unique attractions of them all. Here are 10 must-see attractions along the Mother Road.
People cheered the owners of a restaurant in Alaska for defending an autistic employee. The worker had been insulted and yelled at by a customer for delivering the wrong food.
Tammy Duckworth is a member of the U.S. House of Representatives and a candidate for the Senate. Eleven years ago, she was an Army soldier flying Blackhawk helicopters in Iraq. Congress includes 25 lawmakers out of 535 who are veterans of America’s two most recent wars.
Asian-Americans are playing a larger role in American elections. They say they are offended by Republicans who make comments against immigration and Asian-Americans. And that helps Democrats.
Patricia Arquette won the best supporting actress award at the 2015 Oscar ceremony. She used her moment to address pay equity in America and Hollywood. The debate continues even now.
Fewer Americans believe in God, pray daily and regularly go to church than in 2007, a poll says. More than 35,000 Americans were polled about their religious beliefs over four months in 2014 by the Pew Research Center. The study, called the 2014 Religious Landscape, was released Tuesday.
The Gateway Arch represents the beginning of the American West. It also commemorates St. Louis’s role in the nation’s westward expansion. Early settlers in the 1800s depended on the city as a final chance to stock up on food and other provisions before making the long journey west.
An average of one school shooting happens every week in America, says a recent report from Everytown for Gun Safety. School officials across the country do all they can to protect students. But for one elementary school in northern Virginia, the opening of a nearby gun store has led to protests.
Route 66, often called the Mother Road, is known worldwide. And every year, thousands of international visitors come to see what makes it so special. International interest in Route 66 is only growing.
Few Americans pay attention to a brown street sign on East Adams Street in downtown Chicago. If you are not looking for it, it is easy to ignore. But every few minutes a group of international tourists take a picture in the front of the sign. It reads, “Historic Route - Illinois U.S. 66 - Begin.”
This will not be the first time that Congress asks about the deaths of four Americans in Benghazi, Libya. This is the eighth time Congress has probed the issue. Hillary Clinton was Secretary of State when the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, was attacked on September 11, 2012.
Vice President Joe Biden ended months of speculation on his political future. The Vice President concluded that the grieving process for his family prevented him from starting a presidential campaign.
Matika Wilbur has a goal that will take her across the United States. She plans to photograph every federally recognized Native American tribe in the country.
She hopes that her photographs will help end the many stereotypes Americans and others worldwide have of native people.
Presidential candidates and the political journalists who report on their actions use many idioms and expressions that may only be understood by speakers of American English. If you don’t know what these words and phrases mean, it is difficult to know what the candidates and reporters are saying.
On November 11, 1926, a 3,900-kilometer long highway was established in the United States.It was not the first American highway. It was not the longest either. And it might not have been the fastest. But the road inspired musicians, writers and filmmakers. It appealed to explorers dreamers....
A new book suggests that Millennials will work side-by-side with robot coworkers. Millennials should bring to the job what the robots cannot.
In October 1492, Italian explorer Christopher Columbus landed on the island of San Salvador in today’s Bahamas. Americans honor the event on the second Monday in October. But critics of Columbus Day say the holiday disrespects native people. Are they right?
Who is the man disrupting the “coronation” of Hillary Clinton as the Democratic Party nominee for president? Who is Bernie Sanders? He is a self-described “democratic socialist,” who is filling large halls and stadiums with people who are drawn to his message.
Monday November 30, 18:00 UTC: Jonathan Evans hosts.
Wednesday, December 2, 1500 UTC: Dr. Jill Robbins hosts.
Friday December 4, 1600 UTC: Caty Weaver and Ashley Thompson host.