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The new lie detector? (access required)

A form of Magnetic Resonance Imaging called the "functional MRI," or fMRI, is being marketed to lawyers and judges as the real deal in lie detection.Unlike a polygraph, the fMRI looks directly at brain functioning, not secondary effects associated with lying such as anxiety, and its process is automated to reduce bias in test administration ...

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Luisa Ronstadt Espinel (access required)

This is Tucson pop star Linda Ronstadt’s great aunt in a publicity photo taken in the 1920s. Her stage name was Luisa Espinel. She was a national entertainer—a contralto who performed opera, sang Spanish folk songs and acted in movies.