South Carolina

Arts, Culture & Media

Is there a way to ‘re-brand’ the American South for the 21st Century?

After the murders of nine African Americans by a white supremacist in Charleston, South Carolina, national politicians across the political spectrum called for the removal of the Confederate battle flag from public buildings. The South Carolina state legislature ultimately decided to take their flag down permanently, and other states followed suit. Even big retailers stopped selling Confederate-flag-themed merchandise. But, what comes next? Should something replace it?

Global Politics

American voters in Ireland

Some Americans living in Ireland can take a trip to a pub in Dublin to cast their primary ballot, as Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with reporter Brian McIntyre, and Kate Fitzgerald, chair of Democrats Abroad Ireland.

Global Politics

Bad news for Romney: Perry drops out, Iowa Caucus takes back his victory

Mitt Romney would probably like to go back to bed. The former Massachusetts Governor learned Thursday that the Iowa Caucus had recounted its ballots, and the final tally had Rick Santorum in the lead. But, with some ballots lost, no official winner will be declared. Plus, Texas Gov. Rick Perry dropped out of the presidential race and endorsed Romney rival Newt Gingrich.

Development & Education

Marine boot camp

The World's Katy Clark goes to Marine "boot camp" with a group of high-school teachers and guidance counselors to learn first hand what it takes to make a U.S. Marine. The Marines run the special boot camp as an aid to recruitment.

Arts, Culture & Media

Is there a way to ‘re-brand’ the American South for the 21st Century?

After the murders of nine African Americans by a white supremacist in Charleston, South Carolina, national politicians across the political spectrum called for the removal of the Confederate battle flag from public buildings. The South Carolina state legislature ultimately decided to take their flag down permanently, and other states followed suit. Even big retailers stopped selling Confederate-flag-themed merchandise. But, what comes next? Should something replace it?