Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to the discuss the week’s news, including the 60th anniversary of the Brown v. Board of education ruling, Karl Rove’s comments about Hillary Clinton’s health and the outlook for the tea party.
Kansas City’s feud with Lyft heads to federal court. City officials are trying to put the breaks on the new ride sharing service. They claim Lyft and its pink mustached vehicles are operating illegally in the city. Its drivers, they argue, are bypassing the normal screening and certification process and have not paid the required license taxes for their business activities. Now, a second ride sharing company has set up shop, San Francisco based UBER. These companies operate in dozens of other cities from coast to coast. Why is it a problem here? MICHELLE OBAMA IN TOPEKA: 60 years…
This month marks the 60th anniversary of the Supreme Court's ruling in the Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas, case, which stated that segregated schools are unconstitutional. The historic decision was handed down May 17, 1954. Just a few years earlier, the District of Kansas upheld a state law that required black and white children to attend separate schools. The original filings from the district court are among the holdings at the National Archives at Kansas City.
New technology makes easier than ever before to track storm systems. Meet some of the folks from around the metro who all share a keen interest in storms, the data they contain and the stories they can tell: storm spotters. Learn more about the SKYWARN® volunteer program from the National Weather Service.
Before there was Twitter, Jeremy Piven or MASTERPIECE's Mr. Selfridge, there was Selfridges, one of London's iconic department stores. Check out these incredible photos from the Selfridges archives, and match up real-life history with the characters and storylines of Season 2. [View the story "15 Amazing Photos from the Selfridges Archives" on Storify]
After 15 years in as CEO, John Bluford is about to step down as the head of Truman Medical Centers. KCPT's Nick Haines interviews the former number two in the Missouri Senate, Charlie Shields, who will take over the position in July.