Many Americans spend Memorial Day visiting the graves of those who died while serving their country, but many Cambodian Americans are remembering loved ones. For the California Report, Doualy Xaykaothao has the story from Long Beach.
Former Iraqi translator Tariq Abu Khumra fled Baghdad after working for the US military. Ten years after the war began, he makes a new life for himself in California. He doesn't know when he'll see his family again.
David Gilkey is a staff photographer and video editor for NPR, and was one of the first unilateral journalists to cross the border into Iraq while embedded with the U.S. Army. He talks about the images he captured, and what it was like working in a war zone.
Writer Bill Streever's new book "Heat: Adventures in the World's Fiery Places," looks at the effect of heat on the human race and on the world at large. Streever traveled throughout the world to experience the effect of heat in its many forms firsthand. We'll talk to him about the book, and his thoughts on global warming.
This past weekend saw the release of Homefront IPA , a new ale made by nine different microbreweries across the country. All proceeds go to Operation Homefront, a non-profit that provides emergency financial help to military families.