NDAD @ AREAVOICES Artifact history of disability in America now offered online
Check out a new national online exhibit -- EveryBody: An Artifact History of Disability in America (http://everybody.si.edu/) -- from the Smithsonian's Natural Museum of American History.
Many storie... Posted on 7/12/13 at 11:59 AM
COMPASS POINTS Red Lake hosts Navajo youths
I spent Friday on the Red Lake Indian Reservation with organizers and kids participating in a youth cultural learning camp. Six Navajo students from Arizona and their advisor, Patrick Blackwater from ... Posted on 8/7/12 at 7:00 AM
STAFF BLOG THE DULLUM FILE Big Sam
This evening on WDAZ News @5, musician "Big Sam" Williams of Big Sam's Funky Nation joins us from Bourbon Street in New Orleans.... Posted on 5/23/12 at 6:04 AM
HEALTH BEAT Why I won't be watching 'Weight of the Nation'
Count me out of the audience tonight when "Weight of the Nation," the much-anticipated HBO documentary about obesity in the United States, makes its television debut.
If the trailers and pre-show pub... Posted on 5/14/12 at 11:08 AM
U.S. employers hired more workers than expected in November and the jobless rate hit a five-year low of 7.0 percent, raising chances the Federal Reserve could start ratcheting back its bond-buying stimulus as soon as this month.
Fast-food workers in hundreds of cities across the United States kicked off a day of strikes and rallies on Thursday to demand a higher minimum wage. The largest job actions were expected in New York and Washington, organizers said.
President Barack Obama joined with Bill and Hillary Clinton on Wednesday to recognize the legacy of John F. Kennedy, the president who inspired a generation until he was felled by an assassin's bullets 50 years ago this week.
Steve Holland and Jeff Mason
, November 20, 2013
President Barack Obama ridiculed House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner on Thursday for refusing to allow a vote on a funding bill that would end a three-day government shutdown, saying the top Republican in Washington is in the grip of conservative "extremists."
President Barack Obama got some conditional support for military intervention in Syria from two key Republican foreign policy hawks Monday who said the president still needs to make a strong case for attacking the regime of President Bashar Assad if he wants to win congressional backing.
Braced for a fight, President Barack Obama on Wednesday unveiled the most sweeping proposals for curbing gun violence in two decades, pressing a reluctant Congress to pass universal background checks and bans on military-style assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines like the ones used in the Newtown, Conn., school shooting.
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