The film "Rudderless" focuses on Sam, played by Billy Crudup, a father whose life falls apart when he loses his son to gun violence. After discovering of a box of his son's demo tapes and lyrics, he's set off in a whole new direction.
Latinos only make-up single digit percentages in several unexpected southern and midwestern states, but politicians should pay attention now to set the right tone for when millions more of them become eligible to vote.
Fracking has allowed oil and gas firms to tap new supplies and has led to a boom in some U.S. states but environmentalists have concerns. The BBC's Kim Gittleson reports from a Colorado fracking meeting.
Former LAUSD Superintendent John Deasy resigned Thursday after controversy but still defends his decisions regarding the school district. Southern California Public Radio education reporter Mary Plummer shares more.