Native American tribes in Oklahoma contribute billions of dollars to the state's economy, including the cattle industry. One tribe in Oklahoma is providing a much-needed service in that industry — a processing plant where other ranchers can take their cattle to get grocery-store ready.
At the end of September, Congress allowed the deadline for refunding CHIP to expire. Replenishing funds for the program should be a slam dunk in Congress — there is usually bipartisan support for this program that helps kids — but CHIP still doesn’t have a funding plan, and the program is running on fumes.
“Let us all come together so we can go as one and move another place instead of flooding out every year because we’re getting older,” says one resident of Pecan Acres, in Pointe Coupee Parish. “We’ll be better off. We won’t got to worry about worrying when the storms come.”
Most of our knowledge of the human brain comes from the group average of thousands of MRI scans. Dr. Nico Dosenbach felt he could gain more knowledge by collecting detailed individual scans. But with few resources at his disposal, he and his colleagues had to be creative.
Donald Trump walks into tonight's debate with many in the Republican Party calling for him to quit over his predatory remarks about women. Hillary Clinton heads into it after leaked emails discuss her controversial Wall Street speeches and "open trade and open borders" ideas.
The conversation about events in Ferguson involves race, but maybe not in the way you think. While a new study showed that most white Americans don't have non-white friends, many people say it shouldn't be taken as an indicator of personal racism but rather large-scale issues that deserve the real attention.
Filipino journalist Orlando de Guzman traveled Ferguson, Missouri, to document the killing of Michael Brown, and found a legacy of entrenched discrimination and police abuse that reminded him of his own experiences back home.
Anonymous has evolved from a band of online pranksters into a legitimate group focused on social activism. But just how much impact is it making? It's uneven, but that doesn't mean the group isn't making a difference, especially in the lives of budding activists.
Racial tensions are not new in St. Louis, but they've certainly been put on international display the past few days. But on local professor says the current crisis has little change of igniting long-term change.
Ruffina Farrokh Anklesaria immigrated to the US from Trinidad 15 years ago. She settled in Ferguson, Missouri, and says she's seen the town's diversity transform. Right now, Anklesaria is teaming up with other members of the community to highlight the positive side of the small Missouri town, but she says as an immigrant, she still sees racial divisions in the US.
The unrest this month in Ferguson, Mo., has many Americans thinking about where we are as a country when it comes to race. One Ethiopian-American writer is urging her fellow African immigrants to be "Ferguson strong" and identify closely with African Americans.
An underground waste dump on fire is rapidly approaching the site of a landfill with radioactive waste in a small town in Missouri. Environmental activists say the results could be disastrous. Childhood cancers in the area are already on the rise, so why isn't anyone doing anything about it?
The heavy-handed police response to civil unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, this week, has drawn a lot of criticism from veterans of wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Phillip Carter, a former army captain, wrote a piece for the Daily Beast entitled "Ferguson's Cops Are Armed Like I Was in Iraq."