The unemployment rate in Aberdeen, S.D., is about half the national average, and more jobs are available than can be filled with local workers. The city has launched a PR campaign to lure out-of-state workers. Now it's scrambling to make sure...
Republicans say Democrats will ruin the program by letting it go bankrupt, while Democrats say the GOP wants to abolish it altogether. It's hard for voters to sort out who's telling the truth, and even harder to tell which party will have...
For their parents' generation, finances seemed relatively simple the economy was good, money was flowing. Today's youth, though, live in a tougher economic climate so many are learning to budget better and earlier. And new technologies...
A recently passed law in Durban addresses a morbid problem: because of a high death rate largely due to HIV, cemeteries have run out of space. "When we went there to bury my mother, we can see the skeleton of someone else," one man says....
The unfolding legal saga swirling about him in New York has all the hallmarks of a sensational Law and Order episode. Dominique Strauss-Kahn, considered the front-runner to become the next president of France, was arrested by police at John F....
Doctors will replace a piece of her skull with a plastic implant, The Associated Press reports. The procedure is an important step in her recovery from the severe head wound she received during a Jan. 8 shooting rampage.
Hundreds of homes and thousands of acres of farmland remain underwater in Vicksburg, Mississippi. The high water is set to crest at the Mississippi River town Thursday. But it will take weeks for the river to recede and much longer for residents and...
Don Lemon recently went public with his homosexuality and while he's being praised for his transparency, some feel he's keeping other black stereotypes alive. Michael Arceneaux of The Root discusses concerns about Lemon referring to the...
She disappeared on April 29 and reportedly was sent to Iran before being released. Parvaz is a citizen of the U.S., Canada and Iran.
Saif al-Adel is "a seasoned operator, he has experience, he has the bona fides within the organization," one expert tells NPR.