As Virginia marks 400 years since the arrival of the first enslaved Africans in the English colonies, it confronts the problem of silenced voices in history.
The audience for horse racing in the United States is declining. According to insiders, even the sport's strongest supporters are loathe to recommend racing to their friends as something worth spending time on. But there are ideas for embracing technology that some hope will turn the sport's fortunes.
An anonymous soldier sent The Los Angeles Times a series of 18 graphic photographers of United States military personnel posing with Afghan corpses. On Wednesday, the newspaper published a selection of those photos. The Pentagon has condemned the images and has launched a criminal investigation.
Reporter Bruce Wallace met up with the Virginia-based band Bio Ritmo that plays what iTunes calls "Indie Salsa."
Said has released a new album titled "difrent."
White House, Pentagon and Capitol evacuated as powerful earthquake hits Richmond, Virginia.
The rainbow flag has been a symbol of pride, and controversy, since it was designed by San Francisco artist Gilbert Baker in 1978.We asked our listeners if another kind of image might better represent the gay community in the 21st century.
The Takeaway speaks to some family members of the troops stationed in Afghanistan: Mary Galeti's husband will be deployed in January, Kim Clark's son is a Marine near Helmand Province, and Larry Syverson's son is an Army sergeant near Kandahar.