Across the country, older African Americans are less likely than whites have their diabetes, blood pressure and cholesterol under control. But here in the West, a new study shows that the gap has closed, and researchers point specifically to successes at Kaiser Permanente.
There's a big change underway for California prisoners serving life sentences: the state is granting many more of them parole. This week, the first California women inmates graduated from a special rehabilitation program that could help them toward this end.
End Music: "Dayvan Cowboy" by Boards of Canada, from the album "The Campfire Headphase" (Warp Records Limited)