President Obama is poised to approve some changes to the immigration enforcement system using an executive order. The specifics of that order are still being hashed out, but many immigrants rights group have a wish list for changes they'd like to see.
Some of the world's top chefs are joining forces to incorporate biodiversity into meals. It's no coincidence the meeting is in Brazil — Latin America is one of the world's most bio-diverse places.
Almost one-third of people have trouble swallowing pills, according to German researchers. They say some people have so much trouble, they avoid taking the recommended dosage.
The economy in the Mexican state of Guerrero, where 43 students were kidnapped and found dead, is hurting. Tourists have stopped coming to that state and others.
President Obama has confirmed the death of U.S. aid worker Peter Kassig, an ex-Army Ranger. He was captured by militants of the Islamic State while delivering medical supplies in Syria.
Cosby is weathering allegations by a former Cosby Show actress who says he drugged and raped her in 1985. Cosby, a guest on Weekend Edition Saturday, refused to answer questions about the allegations.
Port Loko is one of the new hot spots in the Ebola outbreak in the West African nation of Sierra Leone. A trip to a clinic in Port Loko helps explain why this epidemic remains out of control.
A modern artist has installed a high-tech bick path that glows in the starry night, a homage to one of Van Gogh's most famous paintings.
A new analysis by the Sunlight Foundation examines corporations that expend the most money in Washington on campaign contributions and lobbying. Defense contractors and finance giants lead the pack.
The U.S. throws out 35 million tons of food each year. While many restaurants, supermarkets and food firms are taking responsibility, many consumers are not. A pilot EPA program aims to change that.
With his brown skin and long dreadlocks, Marc Quarles stands out in his predominantly white neighborhood. He's particularly aware of that, he says, when his biracial children aren't with him.
The question is whether a sandwich-making company should hire migrant laborers from Hungary. Media outlets can report: The earl of Sandwich says Hungary workers make good sandwiches.
Jeremy Hammond is currently serving 10 years in Manchester Federal Prison for his cyber attacks. He thinks the feds tracked him down because he used his cat's name in his password.
China has for the first time announced a ceiling to its future carbon emissions. Critics say the commitment is primarily symbolic, and unlikely to have a significant impact in the near future.
Chinese investors will now be allowed to directly buy stock in Hong Kong and foreign investors will be able to do the same in Shanghai. Its a small move with big implications.
A grand jury is expected to announce soon whether Darren Wilson, the police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, will be indicted. The city is on edge as police, government officials, residents and protesters prepare for the decision and its aftermath.
Details have emerged about the incident in September that led to the Secret Service director to resign. The Department of Homeland Security, which oversees the Secret Service, launched a review.
In New York, the five-bedroom Staten Island home which became famous in Francis Ford Coppola's The Godfather is up for sale.
Usually when the president visits another country, he holds a joint media opportunity with his counterpart. But in Myanmar, also known as Burma, he met reporters together with Aung San Suu Kyi.
Written and directed by John Stewart of The Daily Show, the film tells the true story of an American journalist covering Iran's 2009 election, who was detained and tortured by Iranian authorities.