General Motors CEO Mary Barra faces a tough week of testimony before congressional committees about defective ignition switches linked to 13 deaths.
We're getting a clearer picture of how climate change will affect the way we live. A United Nations panel has released a report from scientists who are getting a much better understanding of the effects of climate change.
In Washington D.C., political discussions have centered on the crisis in Ukraine and President Obama's signature health care law. Monday is the deadline to sign up for insurance under the Affordable Care Act. And the U.S. continues to find ways to diffuse the crisis between Ukraine and Russia.
Even before Russia's annexation of Crimea, residents began fleeing the area. Volunteers in Kiev and elsewhere in Ukraine have offered their homes to displaced women, children and military families. The government, however, has been struggling to set up needed services.
David Greene and Steve Inskeep have the Last Word in business.
Steve Inskeep talks to Gary Silverman of the "Financial Times" about a real estate fraud scheme that helped make Bakersfield, California, one of the home foreclosure capitals of the country. David Crisp, who ran a real estate agency at the height of the boom. will be sentenced on Monday.
The long running patent battle between Apple and Samsung is heading to court again on Monday. Each company claims the other one has swiped its patents. This time Apple is going after patents in the Android operating system that run Samsung's Galaxy S3.
Eating a diet high in fat isn't good for us. But demonizing fat didn't lead us down a healthy path either. Some fats, especially plant-based fats such olive oil are good for us.
A Chicago law firm is taking the first legal action against Malaysian Airlines and Boeing, the maker of the 777 that disappeared over the Indian Ocean, on behalf of the families of the passengers.
While the candidates hold huge rallies, the Taliban have been staging suicide attacks. They've targeted election offices and civilian compounds in Kabul in an effort to derail Saturday's election.
Voters in Afghanistan will elect a new president this weekend. For the first time since America went to war there, President Hamid Karzai will not be on the ballot.
In New Hampshire, where the Affordable Care Act remains unpopular, the state has exceeded expectations for insurance enrollments. Credit goes, in part, to a grassroots campaign to sign people up.
Activists have sued to halt the state's ban on high-capacity ammunition magazines. The trial, which begins this week, leaves the law in limbo.
There's new thinking about the effects of fat on our waistlines, and our hearts. And consensus is building that saturated fat isn't the demon we were once told to fear, especially compared to carbs.
The Mexican fast food chain is broadcasting TV ads featuring Ronald McDonald. Dozens of people who are really named Ronald McDonald promote Taco Bell.
Aging baby boomers have made The Villages in central Florida the biggest retirement community in the world. Nobody under 50 can live there.
Newlyweds Anthony and Jessica Villarreal share how they rebuilt their lives after a bomb disfigured Anthony in Afghanistan. (The StoryCorps interview initially aired Nov. 9, 2013 on Weekend Saturday.)
It's day six of the search and recovery operation at the site of the landslide in Oso, Washington. Ninety people are reported missing and that's left many families in limbo, waiting for news.
NATO and Ukrainian officials are warning about a sizeable troop build-up by Russia along its border with Ukraine. NATO's supreme allied commander says the large numbers demonstrate that Russia is acting more like an adversary than a partner. What the Russian forces are doing there is still not clear.