November 25, 2012 In a period of just nine days following Superstorm Sandy, $740 million was donated for relief efforts. It was an unprecedented level of giving. But in past disasters like Hurricane Katrina, the money dried up after the early donations. The key may be planning for the long haul.
November 25, 2012 Norman Kansfield was tried by the Reformed Church and found guilty of disobeying church law after officiating his daughter's same-sex wedding. It was the first trial in the church's history and it illuminated the divide among members on same-sex marriage issues.
November 25, 2012 NHPRThose opposed to taxes and big government are putting their money where their mouths are in the state. A food drive there was put together by libertarians and anarchists, and they say they privately funded, voluntary charity is superior to the welfare system.
November 25, 2012 Key Republicans, including House Speaker John Boehner, say it's time to find common ground in revising the nation's immigration laws, but conservatives in the House could be a firewall against a bipartisan deal.
November 25, 2012 In all of American history, just one woman has ever been awarded the Medal of Honor: Mary Edwards Walker, a physician during the Civil War. Congress later tried to take back the medal, but she refused to return it.