Katie Davis went to Uganda four years ago as a teenager to work in an orphanage. Today, the 22-year-old serves as guardian or foster mom for 13 young girls who share her home there. She wants to adopt them, but will the Ugandan government let her?
Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta is in Afghanistan Saturday, his first visit to that country since assuming the position. Panetta's view of the war in Afghanistan may be colored by his experience as director of the CIA and the successful...
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The scandal that has collapsed the British tabloid, News of the World, and rocked the News Corp empire, brings into question the pervasive influence of Rupert Murdoch's media holdings on British media and politics. NPR's David Folkenflik...
The U.S. tax code is thousands of pages of complicated deductions and loopholes. Republicans and Democrats have plans for reform, but does tax reform have any hope of getting through a deadlocked Congress?
Los Angeles plans to cut off its biggest traffic artery for an entire weekend to widen the already enormous Interstate 405. But a new study from the University of Toronto says widening roads can make traffic worse, not better.
The folk singer and UNESCO peace messenger was ambushed and gunned down this morning.
Georgia's home-grown liquor industry is getting a new player. Officials at Milledgeville-based Georgia Distilling Company say, they now have federal and local permits and soon expect their state permit to begin operation. A company official...
Governor Nathan Deal says he wants to continue a state probe into possible cheating on standardized tests in Dougherty County schools. Deal said Thursday he has authorized two special investigators to complete the probe they began nearly a year ago...
Michel Kilo has spent decades criticizing what he calls a military dictatorship run by one family. He even spent time in jail. Now, a younger generation has sparked a civil rebellion in Syria. "What the youth have managed to do is really...