A California Supreme Court ruling yesterday could help immigrants who've had minor brushes with the law. As the California Report's Scott Shafer says, the decision could make it easier for some people to avoid deportation.
It's finally Friday. Time for a little analysis of the biggest news stories of the week. Joining us from Washington is Atlantic editor Garance Frank-Rutah and back in the Flashback chair here in studio is James Rainey of the LA Times
Back in 1958, legendary singer Nat King Cole released his first album that was completely in Spanish. Recently his daughter, Natalie Cole, followed in his footsteps by releasing her own spanish album: 'Cole En Espanol.'
One of the Mexico's most isolated indigenous groups, the Tarahumara, has won a significant legal victory, protecting its land. Mexican courts have suspended logging permits affecting old growth forests in the group's ancestral territory in the Sierra Madre of northern Mexico.