• New York Nov 17, 2019

    Pete Buttigieg Is Struggling With Black Voters — and Not Just Because He's Gay

    Pete Buttigieg, 37, may have won over many members of the mostly white political commentariat in New York and Washington, and recent polls of Iowa’s overwhelmingly white electorate put him at or near the front of the crowded Democratic field there, NBC News reports. But, at the start of October, a poll in The Charleston Post and Courier found Buttigieg...

  • California Oct 29, 2019

    NCAA Board Approves Athlete Compensation for Image, Likeness

    The United States’ largest governing body for college athletics took the first step Tuesday toward allowing amateur athletes to cash in on their fame, voting unanimously to permit them to “benefit from the use of their name, image and likeness.” The NCAA and its member schools now must figure out how to allow athletes to profit while still maintaining rules...

  • Donald Trump Aug 26, 2019

    Vince Sims

    Vince Sims co-anchors NBC 5 Weekend Evening News and reports during the week.

  • Donald Trump Jun 8, 2019

    Scientists Feel Chill of Crackdown on Fetal Tissue Research

    To save babies from brain-damaging birth defects, University of Pittsburgh scientist Carolyn Coyne studies placentas from fetuses that otherwise would be discarded — and she’s worried this kind of research is headed for the chopping block. The Trump administration is cracking down on fetal tissue research , with new hurdles for government-funded scientists around the country who call the special...

  • Georgia Jun 3, 2019

    Jimmy Carter Awarded Tenure at Emory University at Age 94

    At age 94, former President Jimmy Carter has finally been granted tenure at Emory University in Atlanta. Carter earned the distinction after serving as University Distinguished Professor for the past 37 years, the university announced Monday. He’ll be the first tenured faculty member at Emory to hold a Nobel Prize and the first to have served as U.S. president. Elaine...

  • United States Jun 3, 2019

    Jimmy Carter Awarded Tenure at Emory University at Age 94

    At age 94, former President Jimmy Carter has finally been granted tenure at Emory University in Atlanta. Carter earned the distinction after serving as University Distinguished Professor for the past 37 years, the university announced Monday. He’ll be the first tenured faculty member at Emory to hold a Nobel Prize and the first to have served as U.S. president. Elaine...

  • Jack Highberger May 22, 2019

    Lancaster Native Among Morehouse Students To Have Debt Paid By Billionaire

    Morehouse Senior Josef Sorrels never imagined he’d leave his graduation this month with both a degree and a $57,000 gift.

  • North Texas May 6, 2019

    Kidney Voucher Program Aims to Up the Number of Live Donors

    A new national program is helping people get kidney transplants faster with the help of a complete stranger.

  • Elizabeth Warren Apr 24, 2019

    Fact Check: The Facts on Medicare for All

    Sen. Bernie Sanders introduced the latest version of his Medicare for All legislation on April 10, with 13 Democratic co-sponsors. Four of them, plus Sanders himself, are running for the Democratic presidential nomination. Sanders says the bill, S. 1129, “would provide comprehensive and cost-effective health care for everyone,” while the White House has said the plan would “mandate a decrease...

  • Donald Trump Mar 15, 2019

    Admissions Scandal Unfolds Amid Cynicism About Moral Values

    In some ways, the college-admissions bribery scheme newly revealed by federal prosecutors seemed almost inevitable. Ethics experts say Americans these days are barraged with accounts of corruption, greed and amoral behavior to the point that many likely wonder, “Why should I play by the rules?”

  • councilman Feb 5, 2019

    Blackface Scandal Spotlights Deeply Embedded Racism in US

    When Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam refused to resign last week, he did so in the shadow of a Capitol built by a founding father and a slave owner, in the former seat of the Confederacy still wrestling with what to do about statues that honor those who fought to preserve slavery. The 35-year-old photo on his yearbook page of a...

  • Donald Trump Feb 3, 2019

    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam Won't Resign, Says He Wasn't in Racist Photo

    At the press conference Saturday, Northam said his statements were meant to apologize that the photo was featured on his yearbook page and that it wasn’t him.

  • JUDGE Nov 12, 2018

    Democrat Abrams Files New Suit in Georgia Governor's Race

    Stacey Abrams’ Democratic campaign filed a federal lawsuit Sunday asking a judge to delay vote certifications in Georgia’s unsettled governor’s race by one day and to make officials count any votes that were wrongly rejected. If successful, the suit would prevent officials from certifying county vote totals until Wednesday and could restore at least 1,095 votes that weren’t counted. The...

  • spokesman Jul 30, 2018

    Sanders' ‘Medicare for All' Would Cost $32.6 Trillion Over 10 Years: Study

    Sen. Bernie Sanders’ “Medicare for all” plan would boost government health spending by $32.6 trillion over 10 years, requiring historic tax hikes, says a study released Monday by a university-based libertarian policy center. That’s trillion with a “T.” The latest plan from the Vermont independent would deliver significant savings on administration and drug costs, but increased demand for care would...

  • food Jun 6, 2018

    Cryotherapy Freezes Your Food Cravings

    Many of us try the latest fad diets to lose weight, only to put the pounds back on. What if you could freeze your food cravings away?

  • Chicago Mar 19, 2018

    Want to Avoid the Flu While Flying? Try a Window Seat

    Worried about catching a cold or the flu on an airplane? Get a window seat, and don’t leave it until the flight is over.

  • Atlanta Dec 2, 2017

    Quick Firing Not an Option in Political Sex-Misconduct Cases

    When sexual misconduct allegations surface in the private sector, a boss can say, “You’re fired” — as Matt Lauer, Charlie Rose and others can attest. In the political world, it’s never that simple....
    Rep. John Conyers has refused to step down even after House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi urged the veteran Democrat from Detroit to do so. Democratic Sen. Al Franken...

  • Donald Trump Nov 12, 2017

    Allegations Against Roy Moore Roil US Evangelical Ranks

    For many evangelicals, fiery Alabama politician and judge Roy Moore has been a longtime hero. Others have sometimes cringed at his heated rhetoric and bellicose style. Now, as Moore’s Republican U.S. Senate campaign is imperiled by allegations of sexual overtures to a 14-year-old girl when he was in his 30s, there’s an outpouring of impassioned and soul-searching discussion in evangelical...

  • United States Oct 25, 2017

    US Vaccine Panel to Discuss Waning Effectiveness, New Shots

    Two years ago, George Green got stabbing pain and bad blisters around his right arm. It was the worst case of shingles his doctor had ever seen. “I said, ‘Wait a minute, I had the vaccine! How come I got this?'” recalled Green, a 68-year-old engineer in Austell, Georgia, who got the shot seven years earlier. His doctor at Emory...

  • California Oct 19, 2017

    Letters From Young Obama Show a Man Trying to Find His Way

    A young Barack Obama questioned his place in the world and his racial identity, agonized over whether he’d make enough money as a community organizer, and lamented his incompatibility with his ex-girlfriend in 30 pages of letters he wrote to her that are now being archived by Emory University in Atlanta. The nine full letters, sent by Obama to his...

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