All Things Considered, NPR's flagship evening news program, is expanding its lineup of hosts: Ari Shapiro and Kelly McEvers will join veterans Robert Siegel and Audie Cornish on weekdays, and Michel Martin will become the new host of the weekend show.
The Confederate battle flag that has flown in a prominent spot at South Carolina's Statehouse for more than 50 years is close to being furled and put in a museum, after the state's House of Representatives backed a bill early this morning that would put the flag in a relic room.
After more than 12 hours of debate, the final vote was 94-20.
Computer glitches interrupted service at The New York Stock Exchange, United Airlines and The Wall Street Journal on Wednesday.
The three technical issues don’t seem to be connected, and representatives from from all three were quick to point to hardware issues as the cause of the interruption and quell rumors of cyber attacks. The interruptions came after worrying declines on China's stock exchanges overnight.
The new academic framework has been crafted to replace the Common Core standards that Gov. Mary Fallin repealed last year. Educators gave short presentations—then opened the floor up for questions and comments.