Scott Neuman http://www.kunc.org en Rubio: Small Government Can Help Fix Economic Inequality http://www.kunc.org/post/rubio-small-government-can-help-fix-economic-inequality <a href="http://www.rubio.senate.gov/public/">Sen. Marco Rubio</a>, a potential 2016 GOP presidential contender, is concerned about issues of access to affordable education, availability of job training and prospects for economic mobility. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:27:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 58967 at http://www.kunc.org Rubio: Small Government Can Help Fix Economic Inequality Kerry: Evidence Points Clearly To Rebels Shooting Down MH17 http://www.kunc.org/post/pressure-grows-putin-secure-access-ukraine-crash-site <strong><em>Updated at 4:25 p.m. ET.</em></strong><p>In the most emphatic U.S. statement to date on culpability for the downing of a Malaysian airliner over Eastern Ukraine that killed 298 people, Secretary of State John Kerry says evidence overwhelmingly points to Russian-backed separatists.<p>In an interview with CNN, he says that U.S. Sun, 20 Jul 2014 12:28:20 +0000 Scott Neuman 58954 at http://www.kunc.org Kerry: Evidence Points Clearly To Rebels Shooting Down MH17 In Iraq, Coordination With Iran Not Impossible, Gen. Dempsey Says http://www.kunc.org/post/iraq-coordination-iran-not-impossible-gen-dempsey-says In an interview with <em>All Things Considered</em>, Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, declined to rule out coordination with Iran and Iranian-backed forces in Iraq. Dempsey also told NPR that one option in Iraq might involve U.S. air assets going after "high-value" individuals within the main Sunni insurgent group.<p>"One of the things we need to find out is whether Iran is embedded in and advising and supporting the Iraqi security forces," Dempsey said. Fri, 27 Jun 2014 21:22:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 58315 at http://www.kunc.org In Iraq, Coordination With Iran Not Impossible, Gen. Dempsey Says Sweet Revenge: U.S. Bests Ghana, 2-1, In Its World Cup Opener http://www.kunc.org/post/sweet-revenge-us-bests-ghana-2-1-its-world-cup-opener The U.S. Men's National Team beat Ghana in the group stage of the World Cup, payback for losing to the Black Stars in the previous two World Cups.<p>Team USA captain Clint Dempsey surged past Ghana's John Boye to score 29 seconds after the start of the game, marking one of the fastest goals in World Cup history.<p>But about 20 minutes into the game, star center forward Jozy Altidore was taken off the field with a strained left hamstring, leaving the Americans short a top scorer. Tue, 17 Jun 2014 00:08:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 57871 at http://www.kunc.org Sweet Revenge: U.S. Bests Ghana, 2-1, In Its World Cup Opener Ancient Skeleton In Mexico Sheds Light On Americas Settlement http://www.kunc.org/post/ancient-skeleton-mexico-sheds-light-americas-settlement The <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/ancient-skeleton-shedding-light-on-first-americans/2014/05/15/dcad1830-dc5c-11e3-a837-8835df6c12c4_story.html">nearly complete skeleton of a teenage girl</a> who died some 12,000 to 13,000 years ago in a cave in the Yucatan Peninsula, has yielded DNA clues linking her to Native Americans living today.<p>The connection bolsters the prevailing theory that the sole route of human migration into North America <a href="http://ows.edb.utexas.edu/site/hight-kreitman/land-bridge-theory">took place over a Siberia-Alaska land bridge know Fri, 16 May 2014 21:39:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 56621 at http://www.kunc.org Ancient Skeleton In Mexico Sheds Light On Americas Settlement