It's time again for Comic-Con, the massive annual pop culture convention. We visit San Diego to hear all about what's happening in a galaxy far, far away.
Hundreds of conservative evangelical pastors across the country are being trained to run for political office. The project is part of an effort to mobilize an "army" to do battle in the culture wars. In a series of training sessions, pastors willing to use their preaching for political ends are being taught the basics of campaigning.
Florida's Supreme Court says eight of the state's 27 congressional districts will have to be redrawn, a move that is shaking up the political map as candidates prepare for the 2016 election.
"Los Angeles Times" and "Morning Edition" film critic, Kenneth Turan, reviews "Minions," those cute little yellow creatures who love to serve.
Bill Cosby's public support appears to have eroded further after court records revealed he admitted he bought Quaaludes to drug a woman for sex. The question is: Why has it taken decades for people to believe women who accused the star of rape and sexual assault?
IBM says a coalition of researchers have built the world's smallest computer chip ever — just 7 nanometers. It's the latest evidence that Moore's Law is still in effect — that's the famous 1965 prediction that the number of transistors on chip would double every two years or less.
The Army is preparing to cut 40,000 soldiers as part of defense spending cuts. We visit Hinesville, Georgia, which depends heavily on nearby Fort Stewart, one of the places to be scaled back.
For some perspective on the economic woes of Greece and China, Renee Montagne talks to David Wessel, director of the Hutchins Center on Fiscal & Monetary Policy at the Brookings Institution.
The Office of Personnel Management provided new details on the largest ever cyber breach of federal employee data. It now says that sensitive information of some 22 million individuals was stolen.
Chicago is taxing data and digital content that includes services such as Netflix, and Spotify. It's drawing anger from some businesses that argue they were blindsided by the 9 percent "cloud tax."
The House of Representatives is expected to pass a bill Friday that would increase National Institutes of Health funding and ease rules for the approval of new drugs. But the Senate may not go along.
Airline Pobeda claims it costs hundreds of dollars to scrape off a dried piece of gum. Passengers are unhappy with the ban. Wonder if they'll start scanning for gum at airport security?
Police in Shelby Township say walnuts and other snacks worth $128,000 were taken. To call attention to the crime, police posted a mugshot of a squirrel along with details of the case on Facebook.
Renee Montagne talks to Propublica's Abrahm Lustgarten about the Colorado River's falling water levels, and how flawed water policies and mismanagement are to blame — in addition to the drought.
The lake is home to the underwater wreckage of a B-29 bomber, which crashed on a secret mission during World War II. The drought is making it easier for scuba divers to explore the submerged ruins.
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro calls the rule historic. It requires communities that receive federal funds to analyze segregation patterns and come up with plans to reduce it.
The $18 million initiative allows judges to release suspects into court supervision, instead of requiring cash bail. That could keep many pretrial defendants out of the troubled Rikers Island jail.
There is an unusual oasis where people can take refuge from the sweltering heat in the nation's capitol. We visit Washington, D.C.'s newest beach — and it is inside the National Building Museum.
Former Undersecretary of Defense Michele Flournoy tells Renee Montagne that the current U.S. policy toward the self-proclaimed Islamic State, also known as ISIS, suffers from creeping incrementalism.
Critics say German chancellor Angela Merkel is being too rigid when it comes to helping Greece with its debt, but she is under intense domestic pressure to resist Greek demands.