For the first time, the department wades into a federal district court case involving the Indian Child Welfare Act, a law meant to keep Native American families together.
Tom Barton of the Savannah Morning News talks with GPB's Sarah McCammon about the impending election season ... and a little Civil War history.
There are professional women's football teams across the country, including teams in Savannah and in Atlanta. They use a smaller ball than what men use on the field, but the rules mirror those followed by NCAA football. GPB "All Things Considered" host Rickey Bevington sat down with April Christler, who founded the Atlanta Phoenix, to talk about her players' passion for the pigskin.
Israel's recurring wars with its Arab neighbors have resulted in a weapons industry that keeps coming up with new technologies, which can then be sold abroad.
In 1976, scientist Peter Piot was part of the team that discovered the Ebola virus. The epidemic today in West Africa, he says, is "absolutely unexpected and unprecedented."
The national average for regular is $3.45 per gallon, down from an all-time high of $3.83 per gallon over the Labor Day 2012 holiday.
Dr. Kwesi DeGraft-Hanson's study of the history of what became known as “The Weeping Time” was the subject of a talk at the Telfair Museums in Savannah this week.
Policymakers worldwide have been calling for countries to get rid of institutions for orphans and abandoned children. A study out of Duke University offers a different perspective.
A federal court will hear a challenge to the controversial law next week. It's an important and closely watched voting rights case that could end up before the Supreme Court.