National & Global News
This text will be replaced
Top Democrats have said recently that some GOP opposition to President Obama and his agenda is based on race. It's an explosive message that might drive Democratic voters to the polls.
Abhina Aher is a member of the country's storied, yet marginalized, transgender community. Last week, the India's highest court legally recognized the group as a new gender — neither male nor female.
Clam digging satisfies that primeval urge to go out into nature and find free food. And inveterate Washington state clam diggers admit they compete to get their daily limit of 15 clams.
Gabriel Garcia Marquez died Thursday. It would be hard to overstate the importance of his novels, but author Gustavo Arellano recommends getting to know him in a different medium.
A police sweep after Friday prayers is the latest in a weeks-long crackdown against terrorism. The operations have pulled in thousands of refugees, immigrants and Kenyan citizens of Somali descent.
by David Sommerstein, in Ogdensburg, NY
Dec 10, 2013 — Today, a couple dozen North Country leaders packed in vans headed to Albany. It's their big chance to meet with Governor Cuomo's staff about the St. Lawrence Psychiatric Center. They're making the case the state should invest in the mental health hospital in Ogdensburg, not shut it down. David Sommerstein reports. Go to full article
by Sarah Harris, in Canton, NY
Dec 10, 2013 — Common Core is making its way into classrooms across New York state. The new standards and curriculum emphasize conceptual learning and critical thinking. But that approach doesn't work for all students. Go to full article
by Karen DeWitt, in Albany, NY
Dec 10, 2013 — Reform groups are focusing attention on Governor Cuomo's anti corruption commission's recommendations to beef up the anemic State Board of Elections but say they have not... Go to full article
Dec 10, 2013 — ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) The state Department of Environmental Conservation is seeking landowners to help with a wild turkey study aimed at improving management of the game... Go to full article
Dec 10, 2013 — MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) The group implementing the new health insurance system in Vermont says 75 percent of small business employees in the state are enrolled in a Vermont... Go to full article
by Todd Moe, in Canton, NY
Canton, NY, Dec 10, 2013 — A Foster Parenting Information Night will be held this Thursday (6 pm) at the Human Service Center, second floor conference room, on Highway 310 in Canton. The event is... Go to full article
by Andy Flynn, in Lake Placid, NY
Lake Placid, NY, Dec 10, 2013 — We continue our series, the Adirondack Attic, with Andy Flynn. NCPR is collaborating with Andy and his sources at the Adirondack Museum and other historical associations and... Go to full article