Legendary jazz/soul musician Gil Scott-Heron died Friday in New York City at age 62. The troubled genius inspired a generation of rappers and other musicians with his song "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised."
What is the Fa-word, you ask? It's a six-letter, two-syllable term that starts with the letters fa and rhymes with maggot. It's not to be confused with the F-word.
In April, basketball superstar Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers was fined $100,000 by the NBA for calling a referee the Fa-word. In May, Joakim Noah of the Chicago Bulls was fined $50,000 by the league for hurling the anti-gay slur at a fan.
These are just recent incidents in a tumultuous timeline that includes:
When you think archeology, you think shovels, brushes, brooms and other time-honored tools used to uncover archeological treasures. Now a new way to peer beneath the Earth's surface may have made an exciting find: more pyramids, buried deep under an ancient Egyptian city.
The views on the Pakistani streets are very different from those being expressed through diplomatic channels. That from Morning Edition host Steve Inskeep, who talks with guest host Rachel Martin from a market area in Lahore, Pakistan.