The Republican-controlled state House approved new congressional district maps Thursday. Democrats say the maps are part of a systematic plan to isolate minority voters. But Republicans insist they are following federal laws designed to protect...
The state board of education has delayed its decision on whether to oust members of the embattled Montgomery County School Board.
Commentator Frank Deford tells of a 56-year-long quest by a man set out to visit all the stadiums of all the Division One college football teams in the nation.
Bitcoin is a virtual currency independent of any government. It's backed by the people who use it. We buy bitcoins and get lunch in New York City.
Five months after a tsunami decimated Japan's northeast coast, one of the region's largest fishing ports is trying to get back to work. But the earthquake changed the landscape, complicating plans to rebuild.
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The Libyan leader vowed to fight on even as opposition fighters looted his compound in Tripoli. Meanwhile, Hurricane Irene has strengthened. And damage assessements are underway following the earthquake that rattled much of the East Coast.
Winds are expected to exceed 111 mph later today. Landfall is likely along the North Carolina coast early Saturday.
The dramatic scenes Tuesday of joy and looting at what was Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi's main compound in Tripoli have again raised the prospect that "the war is almost over," NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro reports.