The Museum of English Rural Life in Britain has artifacts on display including a 155-year-old mouse trap. There was no bait, but a mouse wandered in, got stuck and died.
A motorcyclist took authorities in California on a high-speed chase. Along the way, he tossed a box of Girl Scout cookies. The note inside and eye witnesses helped authorities find the suspect.
There was little excitement in this year's crop of Super Bowl ads. Many of the best had already been seen on social media; the others were underwhelming.
New Hampshire voters go to the polls for the first-in-the-nation primary on Tuesday. Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders both hold substantial leads in their parties' polling. But New Hampshire is notorious for surprises. On the Republican side, the positioning of second and third-place candidates could be significant as well.
Myanmar, which used to be run by a military dictatorship, is a hot market for foreign investors. A division of a U.S. company is facing hurdles as it tries to set up a plant in Myanmar.
Marco Rubio came under heavy assault — especially by N.J. Gov. Chris Chrstie — at a weekend GOP presidential debate. Rubio kept repeating a single sentence almost verbatim.
The French government is seeking to extend the state of emergency it declared after the Paris terrorist attacks in November. Renee Montagne talks to French political scientist Nicole Bacharan.
When it comes to launching top-secret military satellites, the Pentagon relies almost entirely on rocket engines made in Russia. The U.S. has no viable alternative to the Russian rocket boosters.
Renee Montagne talks to MIT professor Theodore Postol about North Korea's nuclear capabilities and assesses the level of danger the weekend rocket launch poses to the rest of the world.
There were calls to boycott the Academy Awards after all 20 of the acting nominees are white. There's great anticipation for how host Chris Rock — a comedian who never pulls punches — will handle it.
The highlight of Brazil's Carnival are the Samba parades, where 12 teams — called schools — compete for the top prize in Rio de Janeiro Monday night.
A lot of El Nino-related precipitation is falling on an area devastated by a giant 150,000 acre fire that burned last summer. Dirt and debris are flowing into lakes, and farmers are worried.
The two hottest candidates heading into Tuesday's New Hampshire primary: Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders. On the face of it, the candidates and their messages couldn't be more different.
Renee Montagne talks to Bilal Tawwab, superintendent of schools in Flint, Mich., about how the district is responding to the lead water crisis. The extent of the damage from the lead is not yet known.
Since it was revealed that all 20 of this year's Academy Award acting nominees are white, everyone's waiting to see how host Chris Rock — a comedian who never pulls punches — will handle it.
Most people think of New Orleans on Mardi Gras. But the pre-Lenten celebration has roots in another Gulf Coast city. Mobile, Ala., proudly bills itself as the "mother of mystics."
Social scientists see long-term benefits to new dads spending a few months caring for a baby. But these studies won't nudge fathers to take leave if they still see a work culture that frowns on it.
Most breast cancer cases are in women, so treatment and support is geared towards them. Men with breast cancer can feel isolated. One man was given a pink ice pack and told to put it in his bra.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, talks with Mary Louise Kelly about how the Zika virus may spread.
He is better known at the University of Iowa as William the Goat. One of 14 goats owned by the school, he escaped last week. There have been several spottings but authorities can't pin him down.