President Barack Obama is proposing a more than $3 trillion plan to shrink the nation’s debt, with roughly half of the money coming from tax increases on the wealthy and corporations.
Protesters have been demonstrating in San Francisco, after transit police shot and killed a transient men they said lunged at them on July 3rd with a knife in a station.
We speak with 10th grader Victoria Xia, who won the “Math Prize for Girls” national contest.
Why is it that when we talk about Africa, it’s often about hunger, AK-47s, safaris or tribal people? We don’t hear about the skyscrapers or the middle class. Journalist Scott Baldauf covered the continent for five years and has some thoughts on why.
We sat down with Wilco’s lead singer Jeff Tweedy as the Chicago-based alt-rock band releases their eighth studio album.
Prince is a brilliant musician, a mesmerizing performer and — according to cultural commentator Touré — a Generation X icon. Touré says Prince played a wise older brother to the latchkey kids of Gen X.7 Comments | more »
In New Jersey, where Hurricane Sandy killed dozens of people and caused nearly $30 billion in damage, many people are asking: will the shore be open for business?Comment | more »