Topic: Southern States
These days, Memorial Day weekend is when municipal pools open and traffic jams on beach roads begin to form. But it also remains the official day of remembrance for those who have died serving America.
05/27/2011 03:40 pm
Herman Cain, who announced his candidacy for president at an Atlanta rally May 21, aims to bring a new slogan to the White House: “Yes, We Cain!” Seriously, folks. The pizza magnate, aka the ‘Hermanator,’ is staging a full-on charm offensive, hoping his Southern-fried charisma, business savvy, top performance in the first GOP debate, and media prowess are enough to offset his fundamental flaw: zero political experience.
05/21/2011 02:11 pm
Corn futures are expected to fall after the government's latest crop report. The corn futures market had expected supply to drop. Instead, it's expanding.
05/11/2011 11:31 pm
Obama golf shoes: On Sunday the president made an unusual beeline for his West Wing office that raised eyebrows only in retrospect.
05/04/2011 02:55 pm
The American Civil War is a touchy subject for educators, who must help children understand issues that continue to divide Americans 150 years after the war's outset.
04/18/2011 03:41 pm
North Carolina averages 19 tornadoes a year. More than 60 hit the state over the weekend, part of a 'family' of 243 tornadoes that spun across the South, killing at least 43.
04/18/2011 01:20 pm
The South's small-government, pro-business, boot-strap ideals are drawing jobs to states in the region. That economic model may hold appeal for Wisconsin's Scott Walker and other Northern GOP governors. But it also has a dark side.
03/01/2011 03:51 pm
Thanks to unusual weather patterns, there's snow on the ground in 49 out of 50 US states, including Hawaii.
01/12/2011 02:11 pm
The FBI report showing plunging rates of violent and property crime is really just another indication of tough economic times. In a nutshell, there's a lot less worth stealing.
12/20/2010 06:47 pm
The 'lame duck' Congress begins work this week. Sometimes, these post-election legislative periods are do-nothing disasters.
11/15/2010 09:31 am