Camp Cruz is a surplus college dorm in Iowa filled with volunteers for GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz, complete with a camp counselor and daily cheers for the Texas senator.
China's growth dipped to 6.8 percent in the last quarter of 2015, dragging down annual growth to 6.9 percent. Not since China faced international sanctions over the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre has its economy grown at such a slow pace. Investors had expected the results, and are looking to Chinese policymakers to enact a stimulus plan.
The former Baywatch actress showed up in Parliament to promote animal rights. She is supporting a congresswoman who wants to end force-feeding of animals to produce a cherished culinary delicacy.
Syria's government used to be the only source of news for the Syrian people, but exiled opposition journalists have a way to broadcast an alternative view of what's happening in the war-torn country. A non-profit organization in Berlin, Germany, has invented a small, portable transmitter that can download satellite signals and rebroadcast them on FM for Syrians to listen to on their car or household radios.
Gov. Rick Snyder delivered his State of the State address, and apologized for the drinking water disaster in Flint. he said he will release his emails on the lead-contaminated tap water in Flint.
Amnesty International says that Apple, Samsun and Sony are failing to do basic checks to make sure that minerals in their products are not mined by children in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Volkswagen recall administrator Kenneth Feinberg talks to Renee Montagne about the status of the recall process, and what VW needs to do to satisfy state and federal regulators. He oversaw the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund, BP's settlement over its oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and GM's settlement over ignition problems.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump received the endorsement of former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin in Iowa on Tuesday. The 2008 Republican vice presidential nominee — a Tea Party favorite — has been largely absent from the 2016 race so far. Sen. Ted Cruz had been hoping Palin would endorse him.
It's not a surprise that Republican presidential candidates are running against President Obama. What is surprising is that for a guy whose poll numbers have been underwater, the Democratic presidential candidates are hugging him awfully tight. Why are Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders heaping on the praise?
French rules about the welfare of most farm animals are usually much stricter than in the U.S. But they seem to have a blind spot about geese, and the process used to create their beloved foie gras.
Thousands of Syrians have been trapped by fighting for months. Steve Inskeep talks to Elizabeth Hoff, a World Health Organization representative, about the ongoing health crisis in besieged cities.
To celebrate the feast of Epiphany marking the baptism of Jesus in the River Jordan, thousands of Russian Orthodox faithful take a dip in icy waters. How does it feel? "Absolutely good," one man says.
The government is trying to wipe out Zika virus, which has been linked to a severe birth defect. But is it doing enough to help families whose children have been affected?
The road to a U visa is long, and difficult to navigate. Proposed rule changes in New York City may streamline the process, and provide a model for other law enforcement agencies around the country.
The onetime Iowa caucus winner now sits dead last in the state's polls. But Santorum says he's still hoping for another last-minute surge.
It's a tribute to the man who brought us "Space Oddity," "Starman" and "Life on Mars." Bowie may now be in the great unknown but his constellation shines on.
She plans to run seven marathons on seven days in seven continents. She'll start with an "easy" one: 26.2 miles in Antarctica.
The Spanish-language network gets a 40 percent, controlling stake in The Onion and related sites, including the AV Club and Clickhole. The move comes as Univision tries to reach more millennials.
The U.S. and European nations lifted sanctions against Iran over the weekend as part of the nuclear deal. Renee Montagne talks to economist Djavad Salehi-Isfahani about the impact in Iran.
Alaska may overhaul the way it spends its oil wealth. That's significant because while it has a lot of oil, the price of oil has dropped so much, the state now has a $3 billion deficit in a $5 billion state budget.