British politicians warned a vote for Brexit would damage the economy of the United Kingdom. Six months after the referendum, its economy is doing much better than predicted. Why?
Analysts are looking back on the Iran nuclear deal. It was a year ago that sanctions were lifted, prisoners exchanged and the inspections of Iran's nuclear program came under full operation.
No woman made the list of nominations for the Director's Guild of America's top prize. A report from San Diego State University shows not much progress has been made for female directors in Hollywood.
Rachel Martin talks to Susan Rice, who reflects on the security challenges the Obama administration faced, and looks ahead to those the Trump administration may be called on to handle.
More than a hundred female federal inmates, sentenced to long-term prison, have instead been stuck for years in a New York detention center where conditions violate international standards.
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If your mom had to run though the name of everyone in the family, including the dog, before hitting yours, it's probably because you're all in a mental folder labeled "loved ones."
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Antarctica's Larsen C ice shelf is about to lose an iceberg the size of Delaware. Scientists gathering in the U.K. are scratching their heads about why it's cracking off.
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Joemel Panisa was cleaning out his house and found an envelope with a lottery ticket he had forgotten about. It turned out to be a winner — he claimed a $1 million prize eight days before it expired.
The government style book has officially designated people from Indiana what they've long called themselves: Hoosiers.
Disney and Bollywood teamed up to make the movie 'Dangal,' based on a real-life wrestling success story.
A blockbuster Bollywood movie is raking in millions and trying to change entrenched gender roles in India. It's set in Haryana state, where the sex ratio of newborns skews heavily toward boys.
Independent Sen. Angus King of Maine talks with Rachel Martin about his impressions after sitting in on many of the hearings for Donald Trump's Cabinet picks this week.
The Obama administration is ending the two-decades-old practice of giving residency to Cubans who make it to U.S. soil. The so-called "wet-foot, dry-foot" policy provided a path out of Castro's Cuba.
First on the Republicans' agenda is repealing the Affordable Care Act. But House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says Democrats will fight to preserve President Obama's signature health care reform.
President Obama has designated three new national monuments related to civil rights, including the church in Birmingham, Ala. where four black girls were killed in a 1963 Ku Klux Klan bombing.
Ed Thorp used math to become the first person to beat the casinos at blackjack. Then he changed the way Wall Street thinks about investing.
Democrat Max Baucus has been the U.S. ambassador to China since 2014. Now, he's preparing to hand over the post to his successor. He discusses the future of the U.S.-China relationship.
Republican Sen. Jim Risch of Idaho says the incoming Trump administration will take a stronger stance against Russia than President Obama has taken.
Japan is known for its closed, heavily-male political and business worlds. But three women have recently assumed prominent political posts. Is it a sign of changing times?
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Killer Mike and El-P, who make up the rap duo, discuss facing a politically tense new year with a bold new album — and a keen memory of the nation's recent history.
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