"Honesty is the first chapter of the book of wisdom."
—Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) 3rd US President, Democrat
- U.S. Begins Airstrikes In Support Of Iraqi Ground Forces Tue, 16 Sep 2014 08:34:05 -0400
- The air attacks on Islamic State forces were requested by Iraqi security forces engaged in combat south of Baghdad.
- Why I Used To Hit Women Tue, 16 Sep 2014 07:31:00 -0400
- I wasn't the kind of abuser who hit his girl for no reason. I thought that my acts were validated, that I was always right — just like my father. In reality, I was ignorant and emotionally impotent.
- Suicide Bombing In Kabul Kills 3 NATO Troops Tue, 16 Sep 2014 06:47:00 -0400
- The Taliban is claiming credit for the attack on a military convoy traveling near the U.S. Embassy that also wounded 20 people, including more than a dozen civilians.
- Other International Issues Overshadow Iran Nuclear Talks Tue, 16 Sep 2014 05:16:00 -0400
- Negotiations resume this week in New York over Iran's nuclear program, with experts predicting this round could be a "make or break" moment for the long-running diplomatic effort.
- Community Keeps Calm Despite Questions About Wal-Mart Shooting Tue, 16 Sep 2014 04:06:00 -0400
- Peaceful protests have taken place since police shot and killed a black 21-year-old who was holding a toy gun while shopping in Ohio. But new questions are being raised about the handling of the case.
- With U.S. Oil Supply Climbing, Some Call For End To Export Ban Tue, 16 Sep 2014 03:43:00 -0400
- Much of the U.S. oil industry wants to lift a ban that followed the 1970s energy crisis. But those worried about the possibility of higher gas prices and climate change want to keep the ban in place.
- Too Few University Jobs For America's Young Scientists Tue, 16 Sep 2014 03:38:00 -0400
- So, you want to be a science professor? Good luck. Highly educated, relatively low-paid postdoctoral fellows may drive U.S. biomedical research, but they're training for jobs that don't exist.
- Obama To Announce Large Ramp Up Of Ebola Fight Tue, 16 Sep 2014 01:32:00 -0400
- The U.S. military plans to establish a medical base in Liberia to help stop the Ebola epidemic. It will build 1,700 new treatment beds and train up to 500 health care workers every week.
- White House To Assign 3,000 Military Personnel To Combat Ebola Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:51:00 -0400
- The Obama administration is increasing its response to West Africa's Ebola crisis. The personnel will supply medical and logistical support to overwhelmed local health care systems.
- With Turmoil Roiling Abroad, Why Aren't Oil Prices Bubbling Up? Mon, 15 Sep 2014 17:19:00 -0400
- Conflict in oil-producing regions usually sends oil prices higher. But the cost of oil has actually dropped, despite turmoil in the Middle East. Economists say it's a matter of supply and demand.
- Medals Of Honor Recognize Harrowing Battle And A Dying Act Mon, 15 Sep 2014 17:06:00 -0400
- President Obama awarded the medals to two soldiers who served in Vietnam. Bennie Adkins, who suffered 18 body wounds, reflects on "a horrible, horrible type of battle."
- Alain Locke, Whose Ashes Were Found In University Archives, Is Buried Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:38:00 -0400
- The author and philosopher is widely known as the father of the Harlem Renaissance. But it is not widely known that Locke, who died 60 years ago, was never buried.
- Key Brain Connection Slow To Develop In Kids With ADHD Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:36:00 -0400
- A network in the brain that helps control daydreaming seem to be slower to develop in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
- After Vetting, Civil War Veteran Approved For Medal Of Honor Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:22:50 -0400
- Civil War veteran 1st Lt. Alonzo H. Cushing will receive the Medal of Honor posthumously for his actions at the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863. Robert Siegel talks to Kent Brown, author of Cushing of Gettysburg.
- Ferguson's Small Businesses Try To Recover After Riots Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:22:00 -0400
- Ferguson, Mo., took the international spotlight for weeks as protests over the police shooting of Michael Brown spiraled into rioting and a massive police response. Now work is underway to help the small businesses in the St. Louis suburb get back on their feet.