"Don't join the book burners. Do not think you are going to conceal thoughts by concealing evidence that they ever existed."
—Dwight David Eisenhower (1890-1969) 34th US President, Republican
- Southern Baptists Don't Shy Away From Talking About Their Racist Past Fri, 27 Mar 2015 20:06:00 -0400
- The denomination held a summit in Nashville, Tenn., this week to consider how the Gospel speaks to race relations. It wasn't easy, and moving from words to actions may be a challenge.
- After Resuming Deliberations, Jury Rules In Favor Of Kleiner Perkins Fri, 27 Mar 2015 19:50:00 -0400
- The jury said that the venture capital firm Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield and Byers did not retaliate against former partner Ellen Pao by terminating her.
- A Photo I Love: Featuring Astronaut Reid Wiseman Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:58:00 -0400
- NPR hears from astronaut Reid Wiseman who was on the space station for four months in 2014. He discusses his photo of Italy at night from space.
- Calif. Governor Can't Make It Rain, But Can Make Relief Money Pour Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:57:00 -0400
- California Gov. Jerry Brown signed his sweeping $1.1 billion emergency drought relief bill Friday. It funds water infrastructure improvements like flood control and aid for farmworkers.
- As U.S. Energy Industry Booms, Oil Hubs Run Out Of Storage Space Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:44:29 -0400
- U.S. oil production is at near record levels. But the success has led to a question of where to store all that oil. One of the country's biggest oil hubs is now almost full.
- Italy's Highest Court Overturns Amanda Knox Conviction Fri, 27 Mar 2015 17:42:00 -0400
- The decision puts an end to a story that began in 2009 when Knox was found guilty of murdering 21-year-old Meredith Kirchner two years earlier.
- U.S. Strategy In Yemen Represents Standard Counterterrorism Plan Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:37:00 -0400
- Despite the current chaos in Yemen, the White House insists U.S. action in that country represents a model for its counterterrorism strategy. A look at what is behind that assertion.
- Oklahoma University Reveals Sigma Alpha Epsilon Investigation Results Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:37:00 -0400
- The University of Oklahoma released the results of its investigation into Sigma Alpha Epsilon Friday. The university began the review after a video surfaced of its members singing a racist song.
- In YouTube Video, Sen. Harry Reid Announces Retirement From Senate Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:37:00 -0400
- Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid will not seek a sixth term next year and will retire after three decades in the chamber. He endorsed Sen. Charles Schumer to replace him as Democratic leader.
- University Of Oklahoma: Racist Chant Learned At National Frat Event Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:14:00 -0400
- President David Boren, releasing an investigation into the incident involving Sigma Alpha Epsilon, contradicts statements by the fraternity's national office that the chant was learned locally.
- Did That Restaurant Pass Its Health Inspection? Now Yelp Will Tell You Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:53:00 -0400
- You might not see health inspection information until you're opening a restaurant's door. But if you're in San Francisco and some other cities, you'll see it when you check out an eatery's Yelp page.
- With Reid Out, Republicans See An Opportunity Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:18:00 -0400
- Democrats argue the top Senate leader's retirement might be a good thing. But it's going to set off a scramble to replace him in one of the most hotly contested races in 2016.
- Alabama Police Officer Accused Of Injuring Indian Man Is Indicted Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:17:00 -0400
- A federal grand jury decided there was enough evidence to bring charges against Officer Eric Parker. The incident sparked an international incident.
- 6 Things You Might Not Have Known About Harry Reid Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:12:00 -0400
- The senator from Nevada was raised in a home built of scavenged railroad ties and with a toughness that has carried him through his life and political career.
- What Reid Endorsing Schumer As Top Democrat Means Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:11:00 -0400
- Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid is not seeking re-election in 2016, but he is leaving no room for a leadership fight. He's throwing his support to his top lieutenant and message maestro.