If you visit the parks and beaches of Rio de Janeiro on a Saturday, you're likely to find photographers and clicking away at pregnant women with form-fitting outfits that highlight their bellies.
In his new book, the justice details cases involving the interdependence of law in the U.S. and other countries. No branch of government can avoid dealing with global issues any more, he said.
Oates grew up on a farm in upstate New York. In The Lost Landscape, she describes how her parents, her grandmother, and her school experiences made her into the writer she is today.
Too much sleep, too little sleep or disrupted sleep may put people at risk for heart disease. A study finds a link between poor quality sleep patterns and a buildup of calcium in the arteries.
After Michael Brown's shooting, a group was tasked with investigating the region's inequalities. Their report points to deep racial and economic tensions, and calls for sweeping policy changes.
Mexican broadcaster Azteca created a promo for the upcoming U.S. versus Mexico match that spliced snippets from Trump's controversial remarks with footage of the U.S. team losing to the Mexican side.
In Vermont, a driver was apparently in a hurry to get to court. Police say he was stopped for going 112 mph. The driver explained he was on his way to court to respond to an earlier speeding ticket.
Steve Inskeep talks to ESPN's Kevin Blackistone about the NFL's opening day and Tom Brady performance, after getting his "deflategate" suspension overturned.
Months have passed since we first learned Hillary Clinton used a private email server while she was secretary of State. The controversy has not gone away. We examine how Clinton explains the issue.
A judge in South Carolina says he'll rule later on whether former North Charleston police officer Michael Slager should be released from jail before his trial. Slager has been jailed after he shot and killed Walter Scott in the back as he ran away from the officer.
"Meet the Patels" is a humorous new documentary about a first generation Indian-American man trying to find a wife. David Greene talks to "Los Angeles Times" and "Morning Edition" film critic, Kenneth Turan about the film.
Marines will make recommendations in the next week. Final decision will come from Defense Secretary Ashton Carter. He's inclined to open all jobs to woman.
Data from a year-long experiment to determine whether female Marines should be allowed into combat positions has been released. U.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus talks about why there's still a place for women in combat roles despite findings that suggest otherwise.
The Marine Corps has released a new study that raises questions about the effectiveness of women in combat conditions. The report found that all-male units out performed mixed-gender units across the board.
Economic news coming out of China often rattles or rallies global markets. But how reliable is that news? It turns out basic measures like Gross National Product may be far from accurate.
In Ausria, a group of lawyers has set up a stand at Vienna's rail station to try to help refugees. But the lawyers say they can't do much because Europe's refugee system is so dysfunctional.
One argument holds that migrants arriving in Europe is good for countries with an aging labor force and vast government debt. Steve Inskeep talks to Oliver August of The Economist about this idea.
With Vice President Biden at his side, Gov. Cuomo announced a plan to raise his state's minimum wage to $15 an hour. New York could become the first state to raise the minimum wage for everyone.
President Obama awarded chef and educator Alice Waters with the National Humanities Medal on Thursday. The advocate of sustainable eating explains what it means to have her work recognized this way.
An Iraqi family returns home and tells its story of risking a trip to Greece on a boat that sank, drowning two of their children.