U.S. Army Air Force

During World War II, a group of African-American paratroopers fought fires, dismantled bombs and dealt with racism in the ranks.

Read more
iStockphoto

Barbara J. King says much is made of how attuned dogs are to humans — but new research shows that cats, too, check out our faces and voices closely when put in unfamiliar or worrisome situations.

Read more

The University of Chicago's's plan to build the library on parkland it doesn't own is a sticking point. The foundation overseeing the competition wants to pick a host university by the end of March.

Read more

Steve Inskeep talks with David Frum, senior editor at The Atlantic, about what, if anything, Republicans can work with in President Obama's State of the Union address.

Read more

In his State of the Union address, President Obama talked about middle-class tax cuts, free community college and paid sick leave. The next day, he headed to Boise to drum up support for his ideas.

Read more
Support for WHRO comes from
Support for WHRO comes from

You Might Also Be Interested In...

Helping communities understand the veteran experience, and connecting veterans to resources while transitioning to civilian life.

Explore Now

HearSay with Cathy Lewis is WHRV-FM's locally produced, public affairs radio call-in program that discusses issues important to Hampton Roads.

Listen Now
Another View

Another View is a weekly call-in radio talk show that discusses today’s topics from an African American perspective.

Listen Now

Independent journalism investigating today's national and international issues.

Watch Now