There's a Department of Veterans Affairs program to pay family members to be caregivers for disabled veterans. But several caregivers say they're being dropped from the program with no explanation.
South Africa's president is on the ropes after a controversial reshuffle of his cabinet replaced a respected finance minister with an unknown. Support from the all-powerful unions is wavering.
The federal government has declared elections to be part of the country's critical infrastructure. That has election officials, who are very protective of how they do things now, extremely nervous.
Chicago says it will continue with police reform efforts even if the Department of Justice won't push for them. Many remain skeptical and worry about what less scrutiny will bring.
Dozens of civilians were killed in northwestern Syria in airstrikes and a suspected chemical weapons attack. Rachel Martin speaks with Stephen Rapp, a former U.S. ambassador at large for war crimes.
As part of the #AskCokie segment, commentator Cokie Roberts answers listener questions about the history of presidents who have had to battle with their own party to get things done.
Six steers broke out from a slaughterhouse — dodging officials during a five-hour chase. The St Louis Post-Dispatch reports instead of returning to the slaughterhouse, they will go to a sanctuary.
New Zealand's postal service has partnered with Kentucky Fried Chicken to try to keep the mail delivery service afloat. So far, they've recruited about 30 delivery drivers for the KFC pilot program.
Research suggests when volunteers are taught and required to practice rituals, they demonstrate greater trust toward others who practice the same ritual, and diminished trust toward those who don't.
Back in the recesses of Nairobi's sprawling Kenyatta market waft the sounds of rumba. Between merchants selling roasted meat, sits a man who has been selling vinyl albums from the spot for nearly 30 years.
The Senate appears headed for a showdown that will fundamentally change how the institution approaches the process of Supreme Court nominations, and it could have further implications.
The Nobel Prize winner says he will use any political clout he has left to help take down the Polish government to protect democracy. He wants Poles to petition for a referendum on new elections.
President Trump and his secretary of state downplay the importance of human rights in meetings with world leaders. Rachel Martin talks to Tom Malinowski, a former assistant secretary of state.
The Massachusetts Supreme Court is set to hear a case Tuesday that could determine how much local authorities can help federal immigration enforcement efforts. Localities say they can't detain people just because federal officials ask them to.
Rachel Martin talks to Guardian correspondent Shaun Walker about Monday's bombing of a metro train in St. Petersburg that killed 14 people. Another device was found unexploded at a nearby station.
Steve Inskeep talks to historian and political scientist Francis Fukuyama about contributing factors to the decline in popularity of global free-trade, and the overall popularity of free-market liberal democracy.
David Aguilar, who once led Customs and Border Protection and the Border Patrol, will testify before a Senate panel on Tuesday about fencing along the U.S.-Mexico border.
In her new book, The Most Beautiful, Garcia explains how an unlikely meeting at one of the pop icon's concerts sparked a relationship full of love, surprises and, ultimately, heartbreak.
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The two Nogales — one in Arizona, the other in Mexico — are in separate countries, but to the people who live there, they feel like one place: a border city.
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Several states across the U.S. are curbing their use of solitary confinements in prison. But in New York, corrections officers say it's a necessary tool to keep the guards and prisons safe.
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