Tens of thousands of Pakistanis are in need of food and shelter after flooding that has killed some 1,500 people so far. Kylie Morris of Independent Television News reports.
The migration of the blues from the fields of the Mississippi Delta to clubs on the southside of Chicago has been well-documented by historians and musicologists, but there is also a rich tradition in and around the Appalachian mountains that…
By Tom LeGro
A little literary sleuthing has uncovered a link between an unpublished antebellum diary and the well-known work of William Faulkner.
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. A Washington Post reporter embedded in the Helmand province provides an update.
The Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday on a challenge by a Texas community to strike down an extension to the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Marcia Coyle of the National Law Journal recaps the day in court.
Key GOP strongholds Georgia, North Carolina and Florida show possible big gains for Democrats. Reporters probe the reasons behind the shifts in presidential and down-ballot races.
President Jimmy Carter sits down with Jim Lehrer, Mark Shields and David Brooks to reflect on the race for the White House, Sen. Barack Obama's candidacy, and the historical significance of the moment.
Powerful storms and tornados tore across five southern states Tuesday night, leaving at least 54 dead. After a report on the weather disaster, the governor of Tennessee details the cleanup efforts and a weather expert offers insight on the storms.
Authors Gene Roberts and Hank Klibanoff discuss their Pulitzer Prize-winning book, "The Race Beat," which examines the role of journalists in alerting the country to the problems of segregation and the civil rights movement.
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