Peace groups hail Obamas vow to abolish nukes

Leaders of the struggle for nuclear disarmament hailed President Obama’s speech April 5 in Prague, committing the United States to work for the total abolition of nuclear weapons, the first American president ever to make that pledge.

Letter from the Fargo flood This tragedy has given the word community a deeper meaning

FARGO, N.D. — Living one block from the Red River here puts me on the front line of the flood.

As joblessness soars, call goes out for food stamp justice

PAWTUCKET, R.I. — Empty store windows line downtown streets in this old mill town, the birthplace of our country’s industrial revolution.