KSMU, based in Springfield, Mo., about 70 miles away from Joplin, has been keeping listeners and readers updated with information about how they can help Joplin residents by donating blankets or offering nursing services. When the tornado hit…
// In the spring of 2010, more than 500,000 classified documents, including secret diplomatic cables and war logs from Iraq and Afghanistan, appeared on the WikiLeaks website in what was the largest intelligence breach in American history. U.S. Army Intelligence…
The Mississippi River crested at 47.8 feet at Memphis on Tuesday, just short of the 1937 record. The waters have engulfed riverbanks in Tennessee, Arkansas, Missouri, Illinois, Mississippi, and Louisiana, prompting the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to open floodgates,…
The Mississippi River is expected to crest at 48-feet in Memphis, Tennessee Monday night, and the river has already swelled to six times its normal width. Residents spent the weekend sandbagging and police went door-to-door asking people to evacuate their…
Pedro Gonzalez/LatinContent/Getty Images The drug-related violence in Mexico continues to escalate. Recently, soldiers discovered 11 more bodies in mass graves in the northern state of Durango. Mexican officials have now found 168 bodies in mass graves this month alone, and…
As the world digests the news that Osama bin Laden is dead, we collected reporting from public media outlets for a glimpse at the conversations taking place around the nation about bin Laden and the post-9/11 era. Security and the…
On Tuesday night, PBS' FRONTLINE will air the first of two stories that delve into al-Qaida in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Correspondents Stephen Grey and Martin Smith explore the Taliban and al-Qaida inside Pakistan. They investigate details of a…
President Obama's announcement late Sunday that al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden was killed by U.S. troops in Pakistan sparked celebrations at Ground Zero in New York City, outside the White House and elsewhere.
President Obama met with local officials and survivors in Tuscaloosa, Alabama Friday morning and said he had "never seen devastation like this." The president vowed residents would be given aid to help recover from the damage brought by the…
Mark Hogancamp's therapeutic imaginary world is the subject of 'Marwencol', a documentary by Jeff Malmberg that airs on "PBS' Independent Lens":http://www.itvs.org/films/marwencol on Tuesday.
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