Dr. Walter Palmer, a dentist from Minnesota, fired the bow and arrow shot heard round the world when he maimed and illegally killed the most famous lion in Zimbabwe, Cecil. The legality of that hunt is currently being investigated in Zimbabwe, but the investigation is doing nothing to stem the tide of public outrage around the world, with many critics are asking why anyone would find pleasure in shooting an endangered animal. Dr. Jason G. Goldman, a cognitive scientist, animal behavior researcher, and science writer, says that focusing our outrage at trophy hunters may be misguided.
Today, the Obama Administration will unveil its second national strategy on HIV/AIDS. But practitioners in Southern states, where half of new infections occur, worry it does not go far enough. Find out why.
Off the coast of Maine, or off the coast of Nova Scotia? That's the question surrounding Machias Seal Island, where American and Canadian lobstermen fight for sovereignty. Find out more here.
New evidence in a lengthy legal battle suggests the song "Happy Birthday to You" should already be in the public domain. Get ready to hear the "real" birthday song at your favorite chain restaurant.
The Takeaway looks at a new bipartisan movement in Congress, a new museum exhibit on legendary musician Louis Armstrong, and a new project that maps road trips from literature.