Greenhouse gas emissions will have to drop 40 to 70 percent by 2050 — and then drop even more, to nearly zero by the end of this century — a new U.N. report says.
A judge in Buffalo, N.Y., ruled a woman can keep her engagement ring after her fiance broke things off with a text. Jokingly or not, the man wrote she could keep the "$50,000 parting ring."
George W. Bush explained to a crowd gathered at the LBJ presidential library in Austin, Texas, why the libraries are a competitive thing for former presidents.
A bug called Heartbleed has revealed a hole in one of the most popular encryption programs online. Tech professionals are working on other ways to protect your data beside needing a password.
Barack Obama and George W. Bush, two U.S. presidents with little in common in terms of policy, personal style and politics, each paid tribute to the legacy of President Lyndon Johnson.
As Ukraine seeks international help to bring Crimea back from Russian control, residents of Odessa watching warily. The historic Black Sea port has been conquered repeatedly throughout history.
The move comes about 6 months after the disastrous roll out of the health insurance website. It was eventually fixed, but not before delivering a severe blow to the president's approval ratings.
Aid has only trickled into Syria since the U.N. Security Council passed a resolution calling for more access to the country. Aid workers say medical supplies have been taken off convoys and bureaucratic obstacles continue to be a major problem.
Attorney James Kidney began working for the Securities and Exchange Commission in 1986. He retired last month and in his goodbye speech he told co-workers and executives that the SEC didn't do enough to take down Wall Street during the Great Recession. David Greene talks to Kidney about his candid speech and his years at the SEC.
Morning Edition co-host Renee Montagne, who has been reporting from the Afghan capital Kabul, talks to Marine General Joseph Dunford, the commander of all allied forces in Afghanistan.
As a scholar, U.S. ambassador to the U.N. Samantha Power wrote about the U.S. failure to intervene in Rwanda. Morning Edition co-host David Greene talks to her about current crises in Africa.
Collin Smith was in high school when an accident left him unable to use his arms and legs. So Ernest Greene, 50 years his senior, decided to help. And when Collin went to college, Ernest went, too.
Hateship Loveship was inspired by a short story about a caretaker who falls victim to a cruel joke. Wiig and director Liza Johnson explain how the film's restraint says more than fireworks ever could.
Repaying college debts prevents many Americans from investing in homes or retirement. The impact can add up — for individuals and the economy as a whole, a researcher says.
In the coming years, the U.S. Army could drop to its lowest level since World War II. Some think a leaner force can meet the challenges ahead, others argue the U.S. will face unacceptable risks.
They have recovered from the deadly virus that is ravaging Guinea. They feel blessed by their good fortune. But family and friends are often afraid to welcome them back with open arms.
Eric Deggans looks at the move by Stephen Colbert from the show he does in character on Comedy Central to CBS late night.
A postcard stuffed into a beer bottle was thrown into the water in 1913. It was pulled out of the water last month, and it's thought to be the world's oldest message in a bottle.