The president of Uruguay is said to be extremely frugal and gives most of his salary to charity. He was at the White House on Monday to meet with President Obama.Renee Montagne talks to Simon Romero of "The New York Times" about Jose Mujica's presidency.
Steve Inskeep and Renee Montagne have the Last Word in business.
The president of Uruguay is said to be extremely frugal and gives most of his salary to charity. Renee Montagne talks to Simon Romero of The New York Times about Jose Mujica's presidency.
A series of violent incidents have recently taken place in and around the Yemeni capital Sana'a. Steve Inskeep talks to Iona Craig, who writes for The Times of London.
The Dodgers launched a network to carry their games. But a dispute over broadcast fees and whether the network should be offered ala carte has kept it dark in 70 percent of the Los Angeles market.
Lawyers for singer Gregg Allman are due back in a Georgia courtroom Tuesday. Allman is suing to stop production of a movie about his life following a fatal accident on the set.
Firstborn kids often do better in school and, on average, go on to earn more money than their younger siblings. A new theory tries to explain why.
Renee Montagne talks to Kyle White, who will receive the Medal of Honor for actions conducted during a 2007 battle in Afghanistan. He was with U.S. and Afghan forces when the Taliban ambushed them.
After 41 years in Washington, Sen. Thad Cochran holds clout in Washington — and his name is on buildings across the state. But a Tea Party candidate says the time for that kind of largess is over.
About a quarter of the 200,000 Holocaust survivors in Israel live below the poverty line. The government is now pushing a plan to increase assistance.
In a word, money. France, for instance, is building two warships for the Kremlin in the biggest sale ever to Russia by a NATO country. The controversial but lucrative deal has created French jobs.
Perhaps you're well aware of the BRIC countries. But now there's MINT and CIVET and more. Emerging markets have fared poorly the past few years, but they are still cranking out lots of acronyms.
The turnspit dog was once an essential part of every large kitchen in Britain. Bred to run in a wheel that turned a roasting spit, the small but strong dogs ensured that the meat cooked evenly.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid had made a vote on the Keystone XL pipeline contingent upon passage of the energy efficiency bill. Most Democrats don't want a vote on Keystone.