Public schools in Montgomery Country, Maryland, recently ended all religious holidays — at least in name — rather than adding Muslim ones to the school calendar. But is the practice of giving religious holidays off in public schools even legal in the first place?
Doctors and medical researchers are moving quickly on two fronts in the fight against the Ebola virus. They are aiming to develop an effective treatment based on the experimental drug ZMapp, and they have just started testing a vaccine in human trials.
A train derailment in Maryland this week severely affected internet access at the US military base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Tim Stronge of the market research firm Telegeography.
Poet and author Marjorie Agosin was born in the US but she and her family moved back to Chile when she was just 3-months-old. Then, when she was a teenager, they decided to move back to the US. They settled in Athens, Georgia. Agosin tells us the story of her first days in the US.
Americans love to watch football, no matter their political persuasion. But it turns out that there's a developing divide among red and blue Americans when it comes to whether they let their children play football.
With the Congressional Super Committee's failure to come to an agreement, the military now has to cut some $500 billion from its budget. Those cuts could also hurt the stores and restaurants near the Pentagon that cater to the military.