Data show housing prices have climbed around 80 percent over the past eight years. The trend is upsetting Israelis and alarming politicians as they deal with policies that helped cause the high costs.
Obama's last stop of his Asia visit is Japan. David Greene talks to Evan Medeiros, former chief adviser for Asia on the National Security Council. He now heads Asia research at the Eurasia Group.
If Russian athletes are allowed to compete in Rio without proper vetting of doping allegations, it'll be history repeating itself when Soviet athletes were suspected of doping in the 1970s and '80s.
The international law enforcement agency holds a rare open house in Washington, D.C. 190 countries belong to Interpol, which issues global alerts on fugitives and collects info on stolen ID documents.
Renee Montagne talks to Gabriel Sanchez of the University of New Mexico for a preview the June 7 primaries and the way the Latino voting bloc is expected to influence campaign strategies.
David Greene talks to aviation analyst Alex Macheras about the crash of EgyptAir flight 804. The plane plunged into the Mediterranean Sea last Thursday, while en route from Paris to Cairo.
We have the second report in a probe into who profits when disaster strikes. NPR and the PBS show Frontline examine the millions wasted when state disaster recovery programs aren't up to the job.
It's the latest chapter in a long campaign against wage theft by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. His office has already recovered millions of dollars in wages for low-income workers.
Rising sea levels put extra pressure on coastal bedrock in South Florida. Eventually, as seawater moves in, it could contaminate plants on the surface and the region's stores of fresh water beneath.
Need a vision test? Now you can do it online with a computer and a smartphone. The site has attracted a lot of attention in the tech world, but eye care professionals have concerns.
Researchers found that dogs responded more slowly when volunteers expressed negative emotions — like frowny faces, harsh tones and creased brows — while pointing to treats.
A British film director recently ran across a book called Happy Birthday! (You Poor Old Wreck). The premise: children imagine what it feels like to be 40. Their predictions — not pretty.
Bidders will submit offers next week for a second round of bidding on Yahoo's Internet business. Renee Montagne talks to Executive Editor Kara Swisher of Recode, a tech news site.
David Greene talks to Sam Dagher of "The Wall Street Journal" about the significance of recent bombings in the Syria port cities of Tartus and Jableh, not far from Russian military facilities.
Now that the U.S. arms embargo has been lifted, Vietnam will be able to access the latest weapons technologies from the United States. What does this mean for U.S. arms manufacturers?
The head of TSA security operations is out. There were allegations of mismanagement and massive security lines at airports. David Greene talks to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson.
El Nino didn't deliver the monster rains many Californians were hoping for but it wasn't a total bust. The weather system raised ocean temperatures off the coast and led to some extremely high tides.
House Republicans pushing to impeach the IRS commissioner make their case Tuesday on Capitol Hill. They accuse him of lying under oath to Congress.
The American Federation of Government Employees has called for 6,000 new screeners to handle the rise in air travel traffic. Renee Montagne talks to union President J. David Cox.
The gig economy might allow entrepreneurs more freedom to earn a living working hours that suit start-up activities, but that it discourages lower quality ventures — the type that fail on Kickstarter.