Texas Standard for December 30, 2016

The number of U.S. police officers who died in the line of duty is at a five-year high. Texas by far lost the most. How that’s affecting those still serving. And: A price surge, long lines and shortages – the gas crisis going on just south of the border. Also: Extending our quality of life with the help of robots. How artificial intelligence can help the aging. Plus: A look back at Texas’s role in the civil rights movement and what community organizers can learn from it. Don’t Miss: Sweet or unsweet? It’s a question Texans are used to, we’ll explore the history of tea. More: How an NBA rookie broke barriers with the Houston Rockets this week. Catch those stories on today’s Texas Standard:

By Texas StandardDecember 30, 2016 11:35 am