As residents of southern Sudan vote on a referendum to secede from the north or stay one country, dozens have been killed in new violence. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro checks in with Ray Suarez from the southern capital of Juba. Continue reading
Charles Moore, a photographer whose images helped to enlighten the nation to the civil rights struggles of the 1950s and ’60s, died at the age of 79. According to his daughter, he died from natural causes in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., on Thursday, March 11.
The Oxford American bills itself as “the Southern Magazine of Good Writing.” This month the emphasis is on the good and the truly great, as the magazine offers its first ever “Southern Literature” issue.
U.S. Marines marked the start of a new offensive in Afghanistan Thursday, as part of the Obama administration’s efforts to stabilize the Afghan-Pakistan border region. James Mates of Independent Television News reports. Continue reading
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks discuss the electoral map and key states to watch on election night, inlcuding Virginia and Indiana, and analyze several closely-watched Senate races. Continue reading