A magnitude 6.2 earthquake struck central Italy early Wednesday morning. It set off tremors in Rome nearly 100 miles away. David Greene talks to Nicole Winfield, an AP correspondent in Rome.
The NBA has officially moved the 2017 NBA All-Star game to New Orleans because of the controversy surrounding North Carolina's transgender bathroom law. For historical reasons, the change is fitting.
A U.S. national security regulator has approved state-owned China National Chemical Corp's planned $43 billion takeover of Swiss pesticide and seed giant Syngenta.
The Atlanta Journal Constitution reports that the medical profession is plagued by sexual misconduct by doctors, who are often allowed to carry on practicing.
The unprecedented numbers of political prisoners in Egyptian jails could lead to a super-sized version of an old Egyptian problem: prisoners being radicalized behind bars.
Vice President Joe Biden is in Turkey for meetings with the country's president. It's the highest level U.S. visit to Turkey since a failed coup attempt there that led to a crisis in U.S. relations.
The emergency food stamp process is only on surnames from A to D. Rachel Moriarty must try to hold out. Al McGee is grateful for his son-in-law's clean-up labor: "It's meant the world to me."
High winds and dangerous rip currents make swimming in the Great Lakes unpredictable, and sometimes deadly — most beaches have no lifeguards, and hundreds drown in the lakes each year.
Brandon Thomas, an outfielder for the Gateway Grizzlies in Illinois, told the St Louis Post Dispatch that he had to drive his pickup truck home with his head out the window so he could see.
About the time the couple was to walk down the aisle, tornado sirens began to sound. Unfazed, the couple went on with the wedding. The tornado touched down just 3 miles from the church.
Our series on Unsung Museums continues with a visit to the Pharmacy Museum in Tucson, Arizona.
A retired corrections officer says he bought the painting from Doig in 1976, but Doig (now a famous artist) says that wasn't him. So the retiree lawyered up and went to court.
NBC broadcast more than 6,000 hours from the Summer Olympics on various platforms and hailed it as a big triumph, even though TV ratings dropped off substantially from London in 2012.
During an experiment, people consented to sharing their private information with the NSA, and to surrendering their first-born as payment for access to a fictitious social networking site.
With 76 days to go before the election, Hillary Clinton is busy doing closed-door fundraisers. David Greene talks to Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-OH, about whether Clinton needs more contact with voters.
While artists may get involved in legal battles, this one is a bit different. In a Chicago case involving mistaken identity, LSD and jail time, Peter Doig has to prove he didn't paint a landscape.
Renee Montagne talks to Attorney General Scott Pruitt of Oklahoma, one of the states granted an injunction which keeps guidance from the administration on transgender students from going into effect.
Almost two weeks after severe flooding in Louisiana, President Obama will visit the state. David Greene talks to Republican Rep. Garret Graves about how his district is doing.
While a heated debate continues about North Carolina's "bathroom bill," a clinic in the state is helping transgender teenagers transition. It's the only gender clinic in the South for teens.
The TV ratings are in for the Rio Olympics and NBC has seen declines over previous summer games. The Rio ratings were the first time the TV audience declined from the previous summer Olympics since the 2000 games in Sydney, Australia.