Sectarian violence continues to escalate in Iraq. The militant group ISIS is maintaining its gains in the northern regions, and suspected Shiite reprisals have dozens in the city of Baaqouba.
Scientists have evidence that beats in the brain — in the form of rhythmic electrical pulses — are involved in everything from memory to motion. And music can help when those rhythms go wrong.
President Obama nominated George Tsunis to the post of ambassador to Norway. But after a cringe-worthy confirmation hearing, Norwegian-Americans are aiming to block him as unqualified for the post.
The NCTQ study is the second in two years that argues that schools of education are in disarray.
Since beef prices are going up, food processors are once again looking to cheap "lean finely-textured beef." But this time, they're preparing for consumers' concerns about the so-called pink slime.
The Florida International University poll, conducted since 1991, also showed a large majority want to reestablish diplomatic ties with the island.
A section of the main conduit for Russian natural gas going to Europe exploded and caught fire on Tuesday, a day after Moscow and Kiev failed to reach a deal on gas payments.
From ruby red tuna to turquoise lingcod, the fish we eat can span the color spectrum. Flesh color can also tell us something about where a fish came from, its swimming routine and what it ate.
House Republicans are demanding to know what happened to missing emails belonging to Lois Lerner, the IRS official at the heart of the Tea Party targeting controversy.
The health law requires insurers to disclose price increases of 10 percent or more, but states have widely varying powers to regulate those hikes.
It is one of the most common inherited blood disorders in the U.S., and most people who have it are African-American. Host Michel Martin learns more from pediatrician Dr. Leslie Walker.
As couples get married this summer, financial and relationship experts say they should talk about money before the big day. Host Michel Martin learns more about making your finances live happily ever.
The World Cup is in full swing and American fans are celebrating victory over Ghana. Host Michel Martin gets the latest — both on and off the field — from Ricardo Zuniga of the Associated Press.
O.J. Simpson's Ford Bronco was chased by police 20 years ago, marking the start of what was dubbed the "trial of the century." But how does its coverage compare with the Oscar Pistorius trial?
After years in prison, Adrian Thomas was found not guilty for the murder of his infant son. His story was told in Scenes of a Crime. In this encore broadcast, the film's co-director explains the case.
Lawmakers are stepping into the ongoing tussle over whether companies should have to pay more for faster Internet service to consumer homes.
Ahmed Abu Khattala was captured by American troops after coordinating with U.S. law enforcement. Khattala was charged last summer.
What causes deadly twisters? The Native Americans of Oklahoma offered one answer.
The painting's surface depicts a scene in Pablo Picasso's studio in Paris, with a woman bathing between a window and a table. But the canvas holds a different scene underneath.
President Obama proposed expanding a sanctuary created by President George W. Bush. The proposal would affect the ocean surrounding the Pacific Remote Islands south and west of Hawaii.