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In an exclusive interview with NPR, the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shares his impressions from a visit to West Africa.
Recorded with the Berklee Gospel and Roots Choir in the ruins within Newport's Fort Adams State Park, "Divisionary (Do The Right Thing)" has a message and a chorus that everyone can enjoy.
The 1984 assassination of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was followed by a wave of sectarian killings. The government has now stepped in to stop the release of a film about the traumatic episode.
When you're making plans to become a famous author, just remember that you're going to want health care — especially when 40 rolls around and your body is no longer made of rubber.
The protests following Michael Brown's death have rekindled long-standing complaints about racist policing in the St. Louis area. Cops there are now becoming more outspoken in their own defense.
Albany, NY, Nov 20, 2012 — Gas drilling companies in New York State says they're "exhausted" by a more than four year long review process on whether to allow hydro fracking in New York, that they say they now fear will drag on into 2013. Go to full article
by NCPR News
Hamden, CT, Nov 20, 2012 — Most New York City voters say Governor Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Michael Bloomberg did an "excellent" or "good" job responding to Hurricane Sandy. But according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today, when asked who did the best job, 36% say New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and 22% President Barack Obama--beating out both Cuomo and Bloomberg. Go to full article
by Todd Moe
Canton, NY, Nov 20, 2012 — Part of an exhibition of Rockwell Kent's work at St. Lawrence University explores his literary side. Kent was one of America's most famous 20th century artists, and owned a... Go to full article
Watertown, NY, Nov 19, 2012 — Marital fidelity is a sensitive subject for many in the military. Relationships are stressed by distance, frequent moves and the dangers of war. Gen. David Petraeus's... Go to full article