Liberian American Shoana Solomon is one of four women who have launched the "I am Liberian, not a virus" campaign to fight the stigma of Ebola. She's been especially motivated to battle unwarranted fear of West Africans since her nine-year-old daughter was harassed at her school in Delaware.
Annu Palakunnathu Matthew's has focused her photography on twisting perceptions of immigration and identity in America. Her new project, called "Majority Minority," looks at the changes across generations of immigrant families.
America's National Park Service maintain some 84 million acres of land, 4.5 million acres of oceans and lakes and countless miles of rivers and seashores — and it's growing. This summer, three monuments were added to the National Park Service and two more were put under the care of the Bureau of Land Management.
For decades, Brits have complained about American contamination of British English. More recently, the reverse has been taking place: British expressions are elbowing their way into American speech. So far, Americans don't seem to mind.
Electric cars have large batteries that go mostly unused for hours at a time. But a team of researchers in Delaware are hoping to use these electric cars to improve how the national electric grid works. So far, the results are promising. And it could provide benefits to electric car owners, too.
President Barack Obama and his Republican challenger, Mitt Romney, are in the final phases of their campaign. Voters across the country are not just choosing a president though, they're electing Senators and school board members and weighing in on constitutional issues as well.
Sociologist Joe Trainor of the Disaster Research Center at the University of Delaware says it's important to consider societal and cultural norms to figure out how best to provide aid to those suffering from the effects of a catastrophe.
The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Petty Island, a small island in the Delaware River between Pennsylvania and New Jersey. It's been owned for years by the oil company CITGO, which is owned by the Venezuelan government. Now Venezuela wants to hand ownership of the island over to New Jersey. Anchor Katy Clark gets details from the BBC's Carlos Chirino.
There's a new effort to figure out what happened to Amelia Earhart. The aviation pioneer and her navigator disappeared over the Pacific in 1937. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Richard Gillespie of Tighar.
Yesterday President Obama announced that companies receiving federal bailout money must cap their executives no more than $500,000 a year. Is a pay limit helping the economy? Or is it simply a PR move?
GM CEO Fritz Henderson apologized yesterday to all the GM workers who have sacrificed for the company. Some 550 people in Wilmington, Delaware, are among those hit by the plan to close the local GM plant. A look at the human cost of an economic decision.
The Obama administration is visiting two plants in Florida that aim to produce green jobs. We speak to journalists Susan Hoffman and Andrew Eder and Bracken Hendricks, senior fellow at the Center for American Progress.
A new HBO documentary attempts to offer an inside look at the battle over abortion being waged in our country. Filmmakers Rachel Grady and Heidi Ewing co-directed the documentary. They share some stories and discuss the significance of the debate.
Every state save for Hawai'i has been to the primary polls, and the ballots for November are nearly set. In a few states we saw surprising results: results that might lead to changed strategies in the general election. We speak with Eric Cantor.