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What does Eric Holder's departure as Attorney General mean for the Justice Department and the issues it contends with — from civil rights to terrorism?
Melissa Block talks to Monique Coleman of Woodbridge, N.J., about why her family is leaving their home. After three huge floods in three consecutive years, they've taken a buyout from the state.
Rachel Martin talks with Ambassador Nancy Powell, appointed to lead the State Department's efforts to combat Ebola in West Africa.
Derek Jeter ended his storybook baseball career with a walk-off base hit and one last ovation from his adoring fans. Sportswriter Stefan Fatsis talks with Rachel Martin.
Derek Boogaard of the Minnesota Wild (left) and Wade Brookbank of the Vancou...
In 2011, 28-year-old Derek Boogaard — one of the NHL's most fearsome fighters — was found dead of an accidental overdose of painkillers and alcohol. He also showed signs of serious brain injury.
New Jersey cities and towns are planning for future storms and counting on f...
Federal funds are supporting two different disaster-prevention approaches — coastal retreat, or people leaving flood zones, and coastal defense, or building infrastructure to protect at-risk areas.