Repeated air strikes on the self-described Islamic State are "the beginning of our retaliation" for the extremist group's brutal killing of a captured pilot, Jordan's foreign minister says.
The World Health Organization failed to respond quickly and effectively to the outbreak in West Africa. Now the agency is proposing a new structure. But change could prove difficult.
Geoff Brumfiel, the physics guy on our science desk, helps us land on the right answer.
Actress Diane Guerrero now stars on shows Jane the Virgin and Orange is the New Black. But when she was a teenager, her parents were deported. She tells Michel Martin how it shaped her life.
Thousands of Garifuna people — Hondurans of African descent — live in New York City. A doctor there is reaching out to Garifuna faith healers to test and treat members of that community who have HIV.
The rate of growth in the number of farmers markets and sales at them has slowed in recent years. But that could mean the entire local food movement is growing up.
Oil's price slump is hitting some companies hard. But longtime producers, like small Texas driller Tracy Perryman, have been through downturns before — and have learned how to survive lean times.
The National Transportation Safety Board found selfies to blame for a tragic private plane crash in Colorado last year. Audie Cornish talks to journalist David Yanofsky about tech in the cockpit.
Robert Siegel talks to Dr. Dawn Perlmutter, director of the Symbol Intelligence Group, which specializes in analysis of symbols and rituals. She says fire is a common method of ritual murder in Iraq.
Audie Cornish talks to Wall Street Journal reporter Ben Fritz about Amy Pascal. The Sony co-chairman will stay at the company to launch a new production venture.
Robert Siegel talks with former Sen. Bob Kerrey about the call for the release of withheld pages from the Congressional Joint Inquiry into intelligence activities leading up to the Sept. 11 attacks.
The chain, known as the place you could find spare parts, hung on for years, but now plans to sell up to 2,400 stores nationwide.
Audie Cornish talks to Rajan Menon, professor of political science at the Powell School of the City College of New York, about his Los Angeles Times piece, "Want to Arm Kiev? Better have a Plan B."
Long welcoming of refugees and asylum-seekers, Sweden is now seeing a backlash. An anti-immigration party is gaining strength, mosques have been fire-bombed, and anti-Semitism appears on the rise.
Hackers gained access to records of 80 million Anthem customers and employees, the health insurance giant says. But how can the seemingly endless mega-hacks be prevented?
One of the world's most active volcanoes is erupting again. Piton de la Fournaise in the Indian Ocean on the French island of Reunion began spewing lava from one of its four craters on Wednesday.
Outraged by the killing of their air force pilot, Jordanians are considering what their country can do to respond.
Meanwhile, the Obama administration is under increasing pressure to provide weapons to the Ukrainians.
NBC Chief Anchor Brian Williams is dealing with scathing criticism over his exaggerated accounts, over the years, of a helicopter landing under hostile fire in Iraq in 2003.
The end looks to be near for RadioShack. The nearly century old electronics retail chain is on the verge of bankruptcy. Audie Cornish talks to Jamie Lendino of PC Magazine.