It wouldn't be Thanksgiving without football. The Chicago Bears face the Detroit Lions, the Philadelphia Eagles take on the Dallas Cowboys and the Seattle Seahawks play the San Francisco 49ers.
Authorities cleared a major pro-democracy protest camp in a blue-collar neighborhood Wednesday. The months of fruitless demonstrating has disheartened many protesters, NPR's Frank Langfitt reports.
On December 30th, 2007, 24-year-old Michael Gagnon, a construction worker, almost single-handedly wiped out a family heading home to their residence in Maryland after spending Christmas with family and friends in Michigan. After drinking himself into a stuporous 0.254 blood alcohol level, Michael Gagnon left the party at the Rodeo Bar and Grill, for no […]
So, ahem, Mary Lou got herself thrown out and then didn’t go? Result. That’s the end of business in the Irish parliament for the day. When’s the last time Mary Lou got herself flung out? That would be about a month ago on Tuesday 14th October. That would be the same day of Spotlight’s Cahill more...
Two of the therapies that medical teams plan to start testing next month involve anti-viral drugs. In Liberia, the president has lifted a state of emergency.
China and the U.S. account for more than a third of greenhouse gases — making it vital that any broad climate plans include the pair.
One of the places I got to visit when I was living in Florida was The Lightner Museum housed in the front two thirds of the historic Hotel Alcazar building in downtown St. Augustine Florida. Built by Henry Flagler as was The Ponce de Leon Hotel which now houses Flagler College. The museum contains many, [...]
One of Robert McDonald's challenges is to get more doctors to work for the Department of Veterans Affairs. Another is to make the agency's structure easier for veterans to navigate.
Robert Siegel talks to Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald about how he's been addressing problems at the agency.
There are currently 13,042 confirmed or suspected cases of the deadly Ebola virus in six countries, the World Health Organization says.
Shaylee Chuckulnaskit's family described her as "a loving daughter, a caring sister, a devoted friend and a wonderful part of our community. We can't imagine life without her."
The Pulitzer Prize winner has died at the age of 87. In his deceptively simple poetry and in his activism, Kinnell sought to broaden his audience, even while grappling with difficult themes.
The announcement follows the positive Ebola test that came back Thursday night for Dr. Craig Spencer, who recently had returned to New York City after a stint with Doctors Without Borders in Guinea.
Land, property theft & destruction / Ethnic cleansing / Restriction of movement Settlement organization entices Jews into Jerusalem settlement for $136 per day Middle East Monitor 3 Oct — The Ir David Foundation, known as Elad, has published an announcement on social media networks in search of Jewish settlers to live in Palestinian homes that
In an interview with NPR, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says that Arab countries "no longer view Israel as an enemy, but a potential partner."
Earlier this morning I spoke with the Lowy Institute's 2014 Telstra Distinguished International Fellow Stephen Hadley about the situation in Iraq and Syria. You can listen to the interview below. Hadley, who was President George W Bush's...Show More Summary
The nation's first black U.S. attorney general had a tumultuous tenure marked by civil rights advances, national security threats, sentencing reforms and battles with congressional Republicans.
The jury heard testimony from about two dozen witnesses and reviewed photos and videos in coming to its decision. The family of the driver who was killed says, "This matter is not at rest."
In June, President Obama said he would act on his own to reshape U.S. immigration policies at the summer's end. But since then, he's come under pressure from fellow Democrats.