In an interview with NPR, Hina Rabbani Khar said the U.S. and Pakistan are "fighting the same people," and "need each other," but at the same time "Pakistan's dignity must not be compromised." Her comments come at...
Joseph Guillotin, Henry Shrapnel and Jules Leotard became immortal by entering the English language. But when your entire life is reduced to a single definition, the results are sometimes upsetting.
They face more financial demands than other age groups, like supporting a family or paying for their kids' educations, and they're too young to retire. Middle-management positions that were cut during the recession are slow to come back,...
Many people have ideas for businesses, says entrepreneur Eric Ries. "But it's hard to know which [ideas] are the brilliant ones," he says, "and which are the crazy ones." The best young companies, he says, figure it out...
President Obama has invested heavily in a "reset" of relations with Russia. But some believe those ties could be strained if Vladimir Putin again becomes Russia's president.
In Mexico, drug-related violence has delayed the opening of hundreds of public schools in the coastal city of Acapulco. Teachers who say they're facing threats of extortion and kidnapping are refusing to return to their classrooms.
A new poll conducted by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard School of Public Health finds most baby boomers say they're planning on an active and healthy retirement. But some experts worry that when it comes to their health...
The Republican presidential candidate proposes a flat 9 percent income tax, corporate tax and national sales tax. It attracted the attention of Republican voters in Florida's straw poll, where Cain took first place. But economists wonder how...
Despite demonstrations at home and increasing pressure from abroad, Syrian President Bashar Assad is giving every indication he plans to stay put and fight. As the standoff continues, there are fears the largely peaceful protest could turn more...
When Texas Gov. Rick Perry announced plans to run for president, his wife, Anita, urged him to get out of his "comfort zone." As she hits the trail in Iowa this week, we offer a brief look at her time as a nurse and advocate in the Lone...