US members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, wearing protective masks, gather at Toncontin International airport before heading home, as the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak continues, in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, March 29, 2020.

Latter-day Saints calls missionaries home amid coronavirus 


This isn’t the first time that missionaries have been called home in large numbers. It happened in World War II, when hundreds of Latter-day Saints missionaries left Europe. 

Pilgrim nuclear plant

Nuclear reactor closings in the US continue to roil the energy industry


These open government advocates are suing the federal government for access to immigration data

Conflict & Justice
A Tokyo Electric Power Corp (TEPCO) official and journalists wearing protective equipment stand near storage tanks for radioactive water at Japan's tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in November, 2013. A team of Japanese scientists say

Algae to the rescue at Fukushima? Scientists say it could help


NCAA Tournament 2012: Top seeds, Ohio teams big winners going into Sweet Sixteen

Arts, Culture & Media

New research survey suggests urban trees are on the decline


Research from the U.S. Forest Service found that in 19 of 20 U.S. cities surveyed, urban trees are on the decline. The vital piece of urban infrastructure are declining an average of three percent per year.

Syracuse basketball assistant fired over allegations of molestation

Arts, Culture & Media

A third person has stepped forward to accuse long-time Syracuse basketball assistant Bernie Fine, center, of sexual assault, leading the school to fire him. Also on Sunday, ESPN released audio of his wife seeming to acknowledge she knew of her husband molesting young boys.

Syracuse Coach Dismissed After Allegations


First, there was Penn State and Jerry Sandusky. Now there is Syracuse  and Bernie Fine.  Last night, Syracuse University announced it had fired Fine, assistant basketball coach of more than 30 years. The decision came after a third man came forward, alleging he had been molested by Fine. And like the Penn State scandal, these accusations are […]

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Takeouts: Obama pushes health care in Pennsylvania, March Madness begins

Global Politics

WASHINGTON TAKEOUT: Health care is back on the front burner for President Obama this week, and today he travels to Glenside, Pa., to push health care at Arcadia University. Takeaway Washington correspondent Todd Zwillich tells us more. SPORTS TAKEOUT: In like a lion, March Madness begins now that college basketball is heating up across the […]

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Takeouts: weekend in college basketball, your winning cats, your favorite teachers

Arts, Culture & Media

SPORTS TAKEOUT: There’s a big game scheduled for college basketball this weekend, but it doesn’t involved Syracuse, Kansas, Kentucky, or any of the top-ranked teams. Takeaway sports contributor Ibrahim Adbul Matin joins us with a look at college basketball, where the Ivy League teams are heating up. YOUR CATS TAKEOUT: You report, you decide! We […]