It's been 50 years the first African-American students walked onto the campus of the University of Georgia. Hamilton Holmes and Charlayne Hunter-Gault were outstanding high school students in Atlanta. And Civil Rights leaders asked them to...
Female tears had physiological effects on men who smelled them: It lowered their sexual arousal and decreased testosterone levels, according to a new study. Though study participants didn't notice a particular smell, researchers say there must...
Senior news executive Ellen Weiss' resignation Thursday came as NPR's board released the findings of an external review of the firing of news analyst Juan Williams. The board also announced it was withholding CEO Vivian Schiller's...
By some estimates, private-sector employers added nearly 300,000 jobs last month, but it still feels like a bad job market for millions of Americans. Some job seekers are turning to temporary work to fill in the gap. Others are finding positions in...
A half-century ago, the University of Georgia accepted its first two black students. One of them was Hamilton Holmes; the other was Charlayne Hunter. Back then, the future journalist Charlayne Hunter-Gault called him "Hamp." And she has...
The state is shaping up less as a trailblazer and more as a renegade with the health care law. Its congressional delegation and new crop of state leaders, including new California insurance chief Dave Jones, are not only embracing the law, they are...
At the center of Spains financial troubles are regional banks run not by bankers, but by local politicians and priests.
As foreign minister, Avigdor Lieberman is supposed to represent government policy, but instead he has directly contradicted it. Lieberman is seen as using his position to push forward his party's agenda -- often putting him in conflict with the...
Southern Sudanese are expected to vote for independence in polling that begins Sunday. But like most places ravaged by war, it doesn't have strong institutions to fight corruption or construct roads and schools. For a newly independent nation...
The White House has renominated 42 judge candidates, hoping they will be confirmed this time around after getting stuck in the Senate last year. Experts say the situation is dire: About 10 percent of seats on the federal bench are now vacant, and...