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The Obama administration is considering whether to broaden its air campaign against the extremist group the Islamic State by striking targets in Syria.
Many of the 2 million men serving time in the U.S. have formed their sense of manhood while incarcerated. And becoming a different kind of man isn't easy — either behind bars, or beyond them.
Youth Radio's Myles Bess lived through the aftermath of the 2009 police shooting of an unarmed young black man, Oscar Grant, in Oakland, Calif. — and sees parallels in Ferguson, Mo., today.
Even when monkeys were near death, an Ebola treatment called ZMapp was able to save them. The drug has been used in a few people, but the limited supply has been exhausted.
News from Mosul has been scarce since the Islamic State took power. Speaking by phone, Iraqis say the group has imposed strict controls that are alienating residents and are providing few services.
Jul 31, 2008 — Governor Paterson says the federal government needs to help states through the current fiscal crisis brought on by trouble in the housing and financial markets... We drive along with a 'mom and pop' oil company as it tries to balance skyrocketing costs and customers' ability to pay... And metal thefts are up - in some surprising places. Go to full article
by Todd Moe
Jul 31, 2008 — Our monthly arts round-up Open Studio is on the road, broadcasting live from Keene Central School in Keene Valley, NY. Fiddler John Kirk and guitarist Trish Miller play traditional and original music, Chase Twichell shares poetry and conversation, and more. Go to full article
by Dale Hobson
Jul 31, 2008 — Poet Chase Twichell is the founder of Ausable Press and author of six collections of poetry. The most recent is Dog Language, published by Copper Canyon Press in 2005. Dale Hobson talked with the author on a broadcast of Open Studio before a live audience in Keene Valley, NY. They discuss poetry of place, and the author reads her poem "The Paper River." Go to full article
by Connie Meng
Jul 31, 2008 — The musical Pump Boys and Dinettes is the final production of the season at St. Michael's Playhouse in Colchester, Vermont. The show runs at the Playhouse through... Go to full article