One month into the job on ABC's The View, Rosie Perez talks about how things are going so far. She says one of the only things about the job that's not fun is the expectations of some critics.
A military resume has long been a big plus for political candidates. Only 5 female veterans have served in Congress, but 11 are running this year — including Republican Wendy Rogers in Arizona.
The CDC is putting more resources into helping hospitals prepare and handle Ebola patients. This, after a nurse treating Ebola patient Thomas Duncan in Dallas became infected with the virus.
California cities are taking drastic measures and none more so than Santa Cruz, where rationing is enforced through penalties. And if you can't afford to pay your fine, there's always Water School.
The fight against militants in the Islamic State is gearing up — literally. Some members of a Dutch motorcycle club have joined forces with Kurds battling ISIS in northern Iraq.
The virus has already caused one spike in chocolate prices, because cocoa is grown in countries that border Ebola-stricken Liberia and Guinea. Prices went back down — for the moment.
Automatically charged as adults in New York, the 16- and 17-year-old boys are at risk for assault by both corrections officers and other inmates. But advocates say reform efforts are moving slowly.
The NFL is looking for 10,000 volunteers for this season's Super Bowl. Commentator Frank Deford thinks other causes are more deserving.
Cells derived from embryos appear to have improved vision in more than half of the 18 patients who had become legally blind because of two progressive, currently incurable eye diseases.
Jim McIngvale promised that if the Astros won 63 games, he's reimburse the first 500 customers to spend more than $6,3000 at his store. They won 70 games. That promise cost McIngvale $4 million.
A parrot from Torrance, Calif., disappeared four years ago. It was a talking parrot, and according to the owner, spoke with a British accent. It speaks Spanish now, according to the Daily Breeze.
Traffic has begun flowing freely through some of Hong Kong's major arteries after police cleared away barricades set up by pro-democracy protesters. For more than two weeks, demonstrators have blocked traffic in Hong Kong's key business districts over universal suffrage demands.
Vocativ.com has analyzed more than 600 presidential speeches to grade their reading level. In general, the earliest presidential speeches were written at PhD levels. Steve Inskeep and Rachel Martin report.
The Day of the Dead holiday celebrated in Mexico and other Latin America countries is now the subject of a 3-D animated movie, produced by filmmaker Guillermo Del Toro and director Jorge Gutiérrez.
China is attempting to move nomads into permanent settlements, but the transition for many has proven difficult. After apartment living, one family plans to go back to herding.
The demand for an education in petroleum engineering is rising dramatically. Mining schools and tech programs are being flooded with students looking for a way to cash in on the lucrative and growing job market surrounding the nation's energy boom. The trouble is those high paying jobs are also attracting petroleum engineering professors. So there are fewer professors to teach ballooning class sizes.
The U.S. economy appears to be healing slowly from the Great Recession. But the European economy is not. When global economic officials gathered in Washington, D.C. over the weekend, there was even talk of a triple-dip recession. Rachel Martin talks to David Wessel, director of the Hutchins Center at the Brookings Institution and a contributor to "The Wall Street Journal."
Global oil prices have fallen to a four-year low, confirming hopes and fears — depending on whether you're a gasoline consumer or an oilman — that abundant U.S. crude is screwing up the world energy order. Per barrel prices tumbled to $89 a barrel on Monday. If oil prices continue to slide it raises questions about whether the frenzied U.S. shale boom will have to slow down.
The Day of the Dead holiday celebrated in Mexico and other Latin America countries is now the subject of a 3-D animated movie produced by filmmaker Guillermo Del Toro.
An assembly of Roman Catholic bishops calls for the church to welcome gays, unmarried couples and those who have divorced. Steve Inskeep talks to Joshua McElwee of the National Catholic Reporter.