Donors, fundraisers and Republican luminaries gathered in Park City, Utah, over the weekend for the Romney Victory Leadership Retreat. Those who attended received briefings from Romney campaign officials and had opportunities to interact with Romney.
Some Republicans have been touting a plan to reduce health insurance costs by allowing insurers to sell plans across state lines. Georgia has passed legislation to allow this to happen, and the new law goes into effect next week. But so far, no insurers have taken Georgia up on the offer.
Two years ago, Democratic Rep. Charlie Rangel survived a series of ethics scandals to win re-election in his New York district. Rangel has represented Harlem and upper Manhattan in Congress since 1971. But the 82 year old faces a vigorous primary challenge on Tuesday in a district where Latinos are the majority.
Anchorage is one of the few North American cities that depend on a glacier for most of their drinking water. The Eklutna glacier also provides some of the city's electricity, through hydro power. So a team of researchers is working to answer a very important question: How long will the glacier's water supply last?
In a part of America that was once claimed by imperial Russia, a unique combination of Native American and Russian Orthodox influences mingle in a graveyard. There, spirit houses are built to house the dead and ease their passage.
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