The Baltimore Orioles defeated the Chicago White Sox 8-to-2 Wednesday afternoon, but the roar of the crowd played no part in the victory. That's because the game was played in a nearly empty stadium. Renee Montagne and Steve Inskeep explain why.
There's gridlock at Nepal's international airport. That has complicated efforts to get goods and supplies into the country after Saturday's earthquake.
Senators Charles Grassley and Sheldon Whitehouse will introduce bipartisan legislation to increase funding and overhaul a federal law that's designed to protect juveniles.
In the lead-up to Saturday's mega-bout between premier boxers Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao, Pacquiao is widely viewed as "the good guy." It's a role the Filipino boxer knows well.
Israel evacuated 26 newborns from Nepal but left behind about 100 pregnant women — surrogates, carrying the babies for Israeli parents. Renee Montagne talks to Debra Kamin, a journalist in Tel Aviv.
The Supreme Court upheld a Florida ban on elected judicial candidates personally soliciting campaign contributions. Chief Justice John Roberts sided with the court's four liberal justices.
Renee Montagne talks to Mark Puentes, of The Baltimore Sun, whose investigation revealed the city paid about $5.7 million over 4 years to settle suits from citizens accusing police of excessive force.
In West Baltimore's Sandtown neighborhood, Asian immigrant shopkeepers cleaned up the damage caused by rioters. Also in need of repair: their relationship with their African-American customers.
Some first responders are dealing with looting and burning in Baltimore for the first time. But Michel Martin asks whether there's a familiarity for those who were on duty during the riots in 1968.
Saudi Arabia's King Salman shook up the monarchy on Wednesday. According to a royal decree, the king's nephew takes over as crown prince, and the king's young son becomes deputy crown prince.
Forty years ago, Viet Luong was a 9-year-old Vietnamese boy fleeing Saigon with his family. Today he's the first Vietnamese-American general in the U.S. Army and is helping train the Afghan military.
Jan Scruggs commemorates the 40th anniversary of the end to the Vietnam War with a walk along the memorial he pioneered building.
As a young priest, Michael Fitzgerald studied Islam and served the Vatican in Muslim countries. Devoted to promoting Catholic-Muslim understanding, he's now teaching Jesuit students about the Quran.
Bernie Sanders, the liberal senator from Vermont, will try to be more than a fringe presidential candidate. He's aiming to elevate the issue of income inequality on the national stage.
Inscribed on the mango was a message. A woman wanted help finding an apartment. Instead of having her arrested, President Nicolas Maduro rectified her housing problems.
The singing by the former Kingsmen's was so hard to understand, the FBI conducted an investigation into whether the lyrics were obscene. The FBI concluded: unintelligible at any speed.
Among those caught up by Nepal's devastating earthquake, were hundreds of tourists. This included four hikers from South California, who were trapped in a small mountain village. Renee Montagne and Steve Inskeep report.
For two and a half hours on Tuesday, the justices of the U.S. Supreme Court sparred, skewered, and probed the legal arguments on gay marriage. But at the end of a tumultuous day that included a protestor being hauled out of the courtroom, there still was no certainty about the outcome.
Baltimore is a usually friendly city, where strangers are often addressed as "hon."It's also where stores were looted and cars burned following Monday's funeral for Freddie Gray. His lawyer says Gray sustained a spinal injury during his arrest by Baltimore police. Steve Inskeep traveled to Charm City as the affected neighborhoods were being cleaned up.
In Nepal, the death toll from this weekend's earthquake has climb to more than 5,000. In the mountains outside Kathmandu, little aid has reached the victims.