John Burnett appears in the following:
Monday, June 29, 2015
Conservative churches and their congregants voiced the strongest opposition to same-sex marriages. Some church leaders say they'll continue to obey a higher authority.
Sunday, June 28, 2015
From south Texas to North Dakota, pumpjacks are a symbol of life in American oil fields. This story originally aired on All Things Considered on April 15, 2015.
Friday, June 19, 2015
Rev. Clementa Pinckney was devoted to public service. He was a state senator and champion of civil rights. Those who knew him say he was a natural leader, whether in politics or in the church.
Monday, June 08, 2015
Residents are still fighting Chinese manufacturers who sold bad drywall that went into the post-Katrina rebuilding effort. On Tuesday their case picks up again in a New Orleans federal courtroom.
Saturday, June 06, 2015
Search crews continue to look for three missing people after the Memorial Day weekend flood on the Blanco River. Meanwhile, those in Wimberley, Texas, are struggling to put their lives back together.
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
As the storms lumber eastward, they broke extreme weather records in northern Mexico, Texas and Oklahoma. Dozens of people have been killed in flooding, tornadoes or are missing.
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday against a request by the Obama Administration to resume applications for temporary deportation relief for an estimated 4.7 million immigrants.
Saturday, May 23, 2015
Bikers claim that many who were arrested in the Waco, Texas, brawl last week were simply in the wrong place at the wrong time. But police say the bikers were "known criminal gang members."
Monday, May 18, 2015
Police have jailed around 170 members of rival biker gangs since Sunday's deadly gunfight outside a sports bar. Nine people were killed and dozens were injured in the fight.
Monday, May 18, 2015
Bystanders fled for safety during the shootout at a busy restaurant in Waco shortly after noon on Sunday. The number of injured is unknown.
Thursday, April 23, 2015
The rib-eye is the bestselling cut of beef in America both at the supermarket and the steakhouse. Once a year, breeders bring their stock into the barn to take a peek at the steak using ultrasound.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Pumpjacks have been part of the American landscape for decades, and they remain essential in today's shale fields.
Sunday, April 12, 2015
The first steps of freedom from the prison in Huntsville, Texas, lead to the nearby Greyhound bus station.
Thursday, April 02, 2015
Battles between rival drug gangs are flaring in the northeastern Mexican city of Matamoros. Kidnapping is increasingly being used by the narco-traffickers as an income generator.
Wednesday, April 01, 2015
Violence has descended on the once laid back tourist town of Matamoros, across from Brownsville, Texas. From mechanics to Twitter users, residents are feeling the effects of a turf war.
Thursday, March 26, 2015
A riot at a private immigration prison in Willacy County, Texas, forced officials to close the facility and relocate 2,800 inmates. But it also left the county with a $2.3 million budget shortfall.
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
As the Austin, Texas, music festival enters its 28th year, concerns continue over corporate branding and security.
Monday, March 16, 2015
Mexico has opened up its oil and gas fields to foreign investors. But they're slow to enter, as low oil prices, drug violence and other challenges trump the lure of a vast and undeveloped shale bed.
Tuesday, March 03, 2015
Nearly 3,000 inmates have been moved out of the private facility after last month's uprising, and staff is being laid off. There is a probe into how the for-profit company ran the prison.
Monday, February 16, 2015
Drone enthusiasts are generally pleased with the long-awaited regulations proposed by the Federal Aviation Administration on Sunday. They had feared the government would make them go to flight school.