The Washington Redskins face growing demands to change their team's nickname, which many Native Americans say is offensive. The public debate is also putting pressure on other teams, like the Edmonton Eskimos, that also use native imagery.
Spanish-language radio stations aren’t new on the coasts, and they’ve gradually been cropping up in the American heartland, too. La Mega, in Cleveland, is the latest offering; one station playing the pop hits from all over Central America and the Caribbean.
A new report from U.S. researchers has found that of the 378 largest coal-fired power plants in this country, a disproportionate amount are in close proximity to low-income community and communities of people of color.
The United States has lost about a third of its manufacturing jobs since 2001, many to foreign competition. To help stem this, the president is touting a national network of regional "manufacturing hubs" based on a German model.
Offshore wind power has huge potential in the United States, but few wind farm projects are being approved. Now, a project on Lake Erie that once looked promising has lost federal grant money and may also be in jeopardy.