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7 hrs ago | CBS Local
His big smile and friendly wave is what many remember about Nelson Mandela the day he was awarded the Liberty Medal in 1993.
Are You as Liberal as President Obama?
Should religious groups be tax exempt?
11 hrs ago | Westport Now
David Bouchier, an award-winning weekly essayist for National Public Radio in New York and Connecticut, who also hosts a program of classical music and commentary called "Sunday Matinee" on WSHU-FM, was guest speaker today at the Westport Center for Senior Activities.
17 hrs ago | Refrigerated & Frozen Foods
Association of American Railroads, Washington, D.C. Ian Jefferies , a senior transportation policy advisor to Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee Chairman John D. Rockefeller IV , will join the association as senior vice president of government affairs, effective Dec. 11. Jefferies succeeds Laurie Knight , who returned to lead the ... (more)
21 hrs ago | GPB.org
This post was updated at 1:30 p.m. ET President Obama says the U.S. government "must lead by example" when it comes to safeguarding the environment, so he's ordering federal agencies to use more clean energy.
Yesterday | WMC-TV Memphis
National Public Radio host and author Michele Norris will speak at the Nashville Public Library in downtown Nashville on Saturday.
Oscar winner Charlize says: 'There will never be words to say what I'm feeling right now, I'm saddened to the depths of my soul' Id ris - winning plaudits for playing Mandela - said: ' What an honor it was to portray a man who defied odds, broke down barriers, and championed human rights before the eyes of the world' South African Oscar-winner ... (more)
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PATERSON On a hot afternoon in August, Nicole Bethea was driving down Broadway. More than a month had passed since her brother, Mark Harris, was killed in a drive-by shooting on 12th Avenue.
Here in Shutdown Central, ground zero for political craziness , everyone is either a federal employee or knows lots of them, all of whom now know that they'll eventually be paid for time off during the Shutdown.
If anyone still suspects that National Public Radio has a consistently liberal bias, listen to Robert Siegel's interview with Brigid Flaherty, organizing director for the Alliance for a Greater New York, a labor advocacy group, on Wednesday's All Things Considered .
BRADENTON, Fla., Oct. 27, 2010, 6:35PM -- Ariana Huffington says she is bringing 10,000 people with her on 200 buses that leave Flushing, New York, at 6AM Saturday morning, Oct. 30, for the "Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear" on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., from 1 TO 3PM ET on Saturday afternoon.
FINANCE minister Harris Georgiades said the government decision on privatisations would satisfy bailout terms and provide time to roll them out in a way that will maximise benefits and limit risks and sensitivities.
Ohio House Bill 243, Mandatory Psychological Evaluation of Juveniles Convicted of Animal Cruelty, is an excellent bill, intended to interrupt violent behavior early on.
A group of Northwest Indiana residents have achieved what few people ever will: they took their case to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Pictured from left are Darwina Wallace, Brian Fields, Syri Harris and sons Walter and Christian, Christal Park and Joann Jackson.
The high-tech nature of modern-day cotton production - GMOs and all - are on display in this video series that appears on the National Public Radio website.