The House Republican Conference on Thursday will chose a new leader, who will succeed Eric Cantor as majority leader at the end of the month. Cantor is stepping down after losing last week's primary.
The U.S. military captured a man said to be one of the masterminds of the 2012 attacks on a diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya. That attack killed four Americans, including the U.S. ambassador. The U.S. had filed criminal charges against Ahmed Abu Khattala last year. Now that he has been taken into custody, he is expected to be sent to the United States to stand trial.
Renee Montagne and Linda Wertheimer have the Last Word in business.
The U.S. has engaged Iran in talks on responding to the crisis in Iraq, but many see Iran as already playing a major role as a backer of Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Al-Maliki. Randa Slim of the Middle East Institute spent the last few days in Tehran, and talks to Renee Montagne about the reaction in Iran to events across the border in Iraq.
Qosh in northern Iraq has 7,000 Christian residents. Add to that, more than 2,000 displaced Christians and Muslims from Mosul, who fled their homes when an extremist group took control of that city.
Residents of the embattled Iraqi city of Mosul have fled to the village of al-Qoush. Among them were about 40 Christian families, a sign of just how few Christians are left in Iraq.
Near-record snowpack in the central Rockies means rivers in Colorado are running high this year. The turbulent waters have resulted in a number of deaths.
"Los Angeles Times" and "Morning Edition" film critic Ken Turan reviews "The Rovers," a post apocalyptic sci-fi crime drama from Australia, starring Guy Pearce.
As the French rail strike enters it second week, train workers clashed with riot police in Paris. The he latest poll shows the striking train drivers are are loosing public support.
Building new World Cup or Olympics facilities in different cities every several years is just too costly, says commentator Frank Deford. So why not, he asks, try something different?
Museums are filled with dead insects, birds, fish, mammals, and reptiles meticulously gathered worldwide in the name of scientific discovery. But some researchers now say, better think twice.
A Freedom of Information request has forced the FBI to open its internal guide to shorthand on Twitter and other social media. Which includes LFBBEG: Looking For Big Bad Evil Guy.
Local officials argue that students there should be able to learn everything they need during school hours.
This week, we're examining its many different forms — from rhythms in music and poetry to those inside our bodies. This morning, we learn about art based on the most primal rhythm of all — the beating of the human heart.
Linda Wertheimer and Renee Montagne have the Last Word in business.
Florida East Coast Railway plans to start construction on an passenger line linking Miami with Orlando. Residents in towns through which the train passes worry about the impact on their communities
An estimated 500,000 people have fled Mosul after the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria took control of the city. Humanitarian workers say the displacement could rival the Syrian humanitarian crisis.
Linda Wertheimer talks to journalist Lynn Sherr about her friendship with the late Sally Ride. Sherr has written a book, Sally Ride: America's First Woman in Space.
The U.S. Men's National Team has beaten Ghana in the group stage of the World Cup in Brazil. The score was 2-1. The U.S. team had lost to Ghana in the previous two World Cups.
San Antonio mayor Julian Castro, 39, is in Washington, D.C. Tuesday, for his first hearing on his nomination to be the secretary of Housing and Urban Development.