Famed civil rights leader Julian Bond remembered


Civil rights leader and former NAACP chairman Julian Bond died Saturday at the age of 75. Continue reading

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States scramble to fix dangerous roads and bridges


Many of the country’s roads and bridges are dangerously in need of repair, but it’s not clear how that will happen. Continue reading

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Discovery of Catholic artifact raises questions at Jamestown settlement


A discovery at the first permanent English settlement in the Americas has raised new questions about the religious influences that played a role in the founding of America. Continue reading

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70 years after nuclear tests, New Mexico town fights for compensation


The first test of a nuclear bomb took place 70 years ago this month in the desert of southern New Mexico, where some say the effects are still being felt. Continue reading

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Fallen WWII soldiers teach students about sacrifice


In the more than 70 years since allied soldiers stormed the beach at Normandy, firsthand accounts of the lives lost that day are slipping away. Continue reading

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