About 11 million people in the Horn of Africa lack food amid the region's worst drought in 60 years. The U.N. has declared a famine in southern parts of war-ravaged Somalia, where thousands of refugees are crossing into Kenya seeking food,...
The search for who was responsible for the severe beating of a San Francisco Giants fan earlier this year after a game in Los Angeles against the Dodgers took a surprising turn Thursday.
The California Milk Processor Board pulled the plug on a controversial campaign that positioned milk as a remedy for premenstrual syndrome by appealing to cowering husbands and boyfriends.
St. Vincent asked fans to tweet about her new album to "unlock" the first single, and now it's paid off. Listen to the new track, "Surgeon" from Strange Mercy.
The health of our nation's leaders is of significant public interest, but is it the public's right to know or the president's right to keep it private? Howard Brody of The New Republic weighs the debate and one thing is for sure...
The Associated Press says it "shattered windows and led to evacuations of office buildings near the government headquarters."
Host Michel Martin interviews President Barack Obama about the Gang of Six's bipartisan debt-reduction plan, job stimulation, and which public programs he believes should be protected from spending cuts. Obama also comments on whether he thinks...
How a 35-year-old band uses repetition to turn our current obsession with "retro" into a revelation.
Veterinarians used a wheel from a local hardware store to replace a tortoise's amputate limb.
The angry reaction of congressional Democrats to reports that President Obama and Speaker Boehner showed it's not just House Republicans who must be appeased. It's going to take enough congressional Democrats signing on to a final deal...