The Pew Research Center report shows that Americans were more willing to have a conversation about NSA leaker Edward Snowden face-to-face than in discussion groups on Facebook or Twitter.
An indefinite truce, brokered by Egypt, has gone into affect between Israel and Hamas in Gaza. More than 2,000 Palestinians and 69 Israelis have died in the seven weeks of fighting.
Schools in Napa Valley are to reopen Wednesday after the area's worst earthquake in decades. Hundreds of buildings and homes were damaged and a lot of rebuilding work remains to be done.
The report said it couldn't be proven that anyone had died because of wait times at the medical center in Phoenix. On Tuesday, President Obama pledged to do better by vets and announced initiatives.
At this government-run facility Redemption Hospital in Monrovia, doctors and nurses try to provide care as best they can. But since the Ebola outbreak, many people afraid to come.
Dozens of Americans have gone to Syria to fight against the government, some with groups the U.S. considers terrorists. U.S. officials have to sort out which could be dangerous when they return.
President Obama has been widely criticized for not being combative enough. Commentator Frank Deford says we elected a basketball player, but ended up with a golfer.
As part of the $11 billion deal, Burger King will transfer its headquarters to Ontario and cut its tax bill considerably.
Heavy rain closed an entrance to Burning Man, the annual counterculture event in Nevada. Some campers went to Pyramid Lake, where unlike Burning Man, it is not OK to be naked.
Nederland, Colo., needs a new town marshal but not because the previous one fled an alien attack. Jim Matheny says he doesn't like the altitude, according to the Boulder Daily Camera.
The rise of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has raised the spirits of Hindu nationalists. But it also appears to be increasing tensions between Hindus and the Muslim minority.
Plenty of statuettes were handed out Monday night at the 66th annual Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. ABC's "Modern Family" won for best comedy series and AMC's "Breaking Bad" won for best drama series.
David Greene talks to David Kirkpatrick, a correspondent for "The New York Times," which reported that Egypt and the United Arab Emirates collaborated on airstrikes against Islamists in the Libyan city of Tripoli.
Americans are consuming less cereal for breakfast, in part because of competition from restaurants. Americans are also seeking more protein for breakfast.
The beheading of photojournalist James Foley by the Islamic State triggered debate over whether media outlets should publish the video and screenshots showing the killing. Robert Hernandez, an assistant professor at USC Annenberg, explains to David Greene that in the new tech era, platforms like Twitter also function as publishers that make their own rules.
One subject mentioned repeatedly by protestors as well as residents of Ferguson, Missouri, who had no desire to join the demonstrations, was voting. The turn out for registered African American voters in the last municipal elections was 6 percent. Even at Michael Brown's funeral, speakers encouraged mourners to get out and vote.
Steve Inskeep and David Greene have the Last Word in business.
Amazon is buying Twitch Interactive, a live-streaming service for video game players. Amazon will reportedly pay more than $1 billion for the fast-growing tech company.
More than 70 colleges are under investigation for how they've handled sexual assaults. The current attention to campus sexual assault has been driven largely by student activists using social media.
David Greene talks to George Mason University Professor Mark Katz, who believes both Russian President Vladimir Putin and President Obama's policies have helped to advance the Islamic State.