U.S. Southern Command announced the apparent suicide of a 37-year-old detainee at Guantanamo on Wednesday. The Afghan detainee was identified as Inayatullah:"While conducting routine checks, the guards found the detainee unresponsive and not breathing.
Mike Huckabee and Donald Trump are out.Ron Paul and Herman Cain are in; so is embattled Newt Gingrich — for now.Mitt Romney is raking in the dough, if not enthusiasm, but hasn't "officially" announced.And Thursday, former two-term Utah Gov.
Since turbid floodwaters drove Debbie Leach from her residence near Vicksburg, Miss., she has struggled to find a place to call home, even a temporary one, as she waits for the Mississippi River to recede and expose what may be left of her personal belongings.Leach left her mobile home on Eagle Lake
Southword is a new multimedia collaboration between Oxford American magazine and NPR, spotlighting the people, places and trends shaping the American South.The first installment takes us to Holmes County, Miss., the most obese county in Mississippi, the most ob
Roughly 1 in 3 adult Americans is now obese. And ground zero for the nation's obesity battle is Mississippi — where 44 percent of kids are either overweight or obese. And 7 of 10 adults in the state are either overweight or obese."
What does it mean to live in a nation where one 1 of every 3 people is obese? In countless ways, obesity is changing the way we work, live, eat and travel. Here, a sampling of some of those changes. Copyright 2011 National Public Radio. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.