Overcoming the insult of 'acting white' In this latest installment of our Young Reporters series, Elizabeth Zalanga survives a cultural minefield: young woman learns to ignore the insult that she's 'acting white'3:25 p.m.
Attack On U.N. School Kills Over A Dozen Civilians In Gaza
A United Nations school, which was being used to shelter displaced Gazans awaiting evacuation, came under fire from a missile or shelling. The attack reportedly killed 15 people. Palestinian officials blame Israeli shelling; Israel says it may have been Hamas rockets that fell short of their target.
Palestinian Authority Faces A Fraught Path To Peace In Gaza
The war in Gaza is unfolding between Israel and Hamas, but the Palestinian Authority, based in the West Bank, is also involved in efforts to end the fighting. The Palestine Liberation Organization's diplomatic representative to the U.S., Maen Areikat, speaks with Robert Siegel about the causes of the conflict and the possible consequences of a cease-fire.
Medic First Refused His Silver Star — Then, 4 Decades Later, Accepted
Army Pvt. Rob Jackson refused to accept a Silver Star for his service in the Vietnam War, uncomfortable receiving any awards after his comrades died in battle. Now, after more than four decades, he has changed his mind, accepting his Silver Star Thursday. He talks with Audie Cornish about his decision.
'Tigerman' Will Get Its Claws Into You
Nick Harkaway's new novel mixes up a heady brew of comics, longing, tea, murder, post-colonial guilt and mystical tigers. Reviewer Jason Sheehan says it's "not just good, it's shake-a-granny good."