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
(HLNtv.com) -- Belle Knox, a Duke University freshman who recently revealed her double life as a porn actress, is raising eyebrows, rallying support and calling out her school on its financial policies (and no, Belle Knox is not her real name). Now, the university has responded to her rise to fame.
MOSCOW - President Vladimir Putin delivered a robust defense ofRussia's actions in Crimea on Tuesday and said he would use force in Ukraineonly as a last resort, easing market fears that East-West tension over the former Soviet republic could lead to war.
WASHINGTON, March 3 (Reuters) - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu bluntly told Barack Obama on Monday that he would never compromise on Israel's security even as the U.S. president sought to reassure him on Iran nuclear diplomacy and pressure him on Middle East peace talks.
WASHINGTON - Packaged foods sold in the United States would display calorie counts more prominently and include the amount of added sugar under a proposal to significantly update nutritional labels for the first time in 20 years as health officials seek to reduce obesity and combat related diseases such as diabetes.
WASHINGTON - Raising the U.S. minimum wage would lead to the loss of about half a million jobs by late 2016 but lift almost a million Americans out of poverty, the Congressional Budget Office forecast in a report on Tuesday that reignited debate over one of President Barack Obama's top priorities this year.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will sign an executive order on Wednesday to raise the minimum wage for federal contract workers to $10.10 an hour starting next year, the White House said.
WASHINGTON, Feb 11 (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives narrowly approved a one-year extension of federal borrowing authority on Tuesday after Republicans caved into President Barack Obama's demands to allow a debt limit increase without any conditions.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Wednesday set out to highlight his initiatives to fight income disparity with visits to a big-box wholesaler and a steel plant a day after launching a renewed push to raise minimum wage for millions of poor Americans.
A federal judge ruled that a National Security Agency program that collects records of millions of Americans' phone calls is lawful, calling it a "counter-punch" to terrorism that does not violate Americans' privacy rights.
General Motors Co on Tuesday said Chief Executive Dan Akerson will step down next month and be replaced by Mary Barra, the company's global product development chief, marking the first time a major U.S. automaker has been led by a woman.
President Barack Obama brought former President George W. Bush with him to Africa on Monday to attend a memorial for Nelson Mandela in a high-profile show of American respect for the man who vanquished white-minority rule in South Africa.
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