Novak Djokovic
(Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters/Landov)
July 06, 2014

Novak Djokovic Beats Roger Federer For Wimbledon Title

Novak Djokovic won his first Wimbledon championship in three years in a hard-fought contest that went five sets, denying Roger Federer's bid for a record eighth title.


People line up at the FamilySource Center in Los Angeles, an organization in one of President Obama's five designated "Promise Zones" that aims to help fight poverty in the area.
(Priska Neely/NPR)
July 06, 2014

Programs Target Poverty In Obama’s Five ‘Promise Zones’

Five areas across the country have been designated as "Promise Zones" by the federal government. These zones, announced by President Obama in January, are intended to tackle poverty by focusing on individual urban neighborhoods and rural areas.

In the five Promise Zones — located in Philadelphia, San Antonio, southeastern Kentucky, the 


July 05, 2014

Storms Hit Some Illinois Corn Fields Hard

The U.S. Department of Agriculture said this week that most of Illinois' corn crop is in great shape.  But some farmers in western and central Illinois suffered extensive damage from storms on Monday.


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