For more on President Obama's immigration plan, Steve Inskeep and NPR's Scott Horsley talk to Cecilia Munoz, assistant to the president and director of the White House Domestic Policy Council.
Steve Inskeep talks to Felipe Diosdado and his son about what life is like for families when some members are illegal, and could be kicked out of the country at any moment.
Republicans are threatening to resist working with President Obama after his announcement on Thursday night that he will issue an executive order to enact some immigration changes.
The final novel of the trilogy has been cut into two pictures. This one is a placeholder film. It exists to smooth the transition from its successful predecessors to a glorious concluding part.
Marchers took to Mexico City' streets to protest the government's handling of the disappearance and presumed murder of 43 students. Mexico's president has been criticized for his handling of the case.
In Liberia, Ebola runs rampant in rural areas. In response, officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are trying Rapid Response Teams which "flood the zone" and isolate cases.
Snow is a big part of the culture and the joy of life in Upstate New York. Because of this week's storm, some of the region's ski resorts are already open for business.
A Senate committee has accused major banks including Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase of manipulating commodity prices. Executives from several leading banks rejected the allegations on Thursday.
Viewing parties were held throughout the U.S. to find out what the president had to say about immigration. In Austin, Texas, immigrants and advocates expressed joy and disappointment for the plan.
President Obama addressed the immigration system in a speech Thursday night. Obama said he would temporarily protect millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation using an executive order.
The area of the brain that recognizes faces can use sound instead of sight. That recent discovery suggests facial recognition is so important to humans that it's part of our most basic wiring.
Nichols, perhaps best known for his 1967 classic film, The Graduate, has won Emmy, Oscar, Tony and Grammy awards. He died Wednesday at age 83.
In the town of Hildesheim, video consoles are in place on on either side of road, allowing strangers to face off in a version of the classic arcade game Pong.
Tony and Jan Jenkinson gave the Broadway Hotel in England a bad review. The hotel charged them $125 — saying they had a no bad review policy. Their money has since been refunded.
Low consumer spending is a major problem for Japan's economy, which has slipped into recession.
Japan has tumbled back into recession, its third in the past four years, defying the efforts of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to lead the big — though aging — economy out of a deflationary abyss and back to growth. Steve Inskeep talks to David Wessel about what's gone wrong there. Wessel is director of the Hutchins Center at the Brookings Institution and a contributing correspondent to "The Wall Street Journal."
Residents in Buffalo, New York, are still dealing with the 6 feet of snow that has fallen so far this week. That includes football fans who hope to clear out their stadium before Sunday's game.
Steve Inskeep talks to Claudia Paz y Paz who scored convictions against organized crime and an infamous ex-general. Paz y Paz overhauled a prosecutor's office in a country better known for corruption.
Then on Friday, President Obama will speak about immigration at a Las Vegas High School. It's the same school where Obama launched his push for an immigration overhaul nearly two years ago.
As Ferguson residents await a grand jury decision, Missouri's governor launched a commission aimed at tackling some of the systemic issues that were showcased by Michael Brown's shooting death.