A teenager faces an unplanned pregnancy in this debut novel by Brit Bennett. The 26-year-old author says people don't necessarily ask themselves: What would I do if I were in this situation?
A spokesman says 21 of more than 200 schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram insurgents two years ago have been released after talks brokered by the International Red Cross and the Swiss government.
The U.S. has launched missiles at three radar installations on Yemen's coast. It's the first time that the U.S. has carried out strikes against the Houthi rebels during the conflict in Yemen.
The academy on Thursday honored Bob Dylan for "having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition." He is the first American to win the prize in more than two decades.
Dylan won "for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition," according to the citation by the Swedish Academy, the committee that annually decides the winner.
The J.R. Simplot company sells twisted french fries called "Sidewinders." The Times-News of Idaho reports the company is suing McCain Foods, which sells new "Twisted Potato" fries.
Scotts Miracle-Gro Co., which produces fertilizer, now has a line of special items to help grow pot indoors. And thanks to that line, the company's stock has shot up.
A U.S. official says the Navy has destroyed three radar locations in Yemen after missiles were fired at a U.S. destroyer off the Yemeni coast.
Just days after Colombian voters rejected a peace plan with FARC rebels, Colombia's president is forging ahead with another group. The National Liberation Army, or ELN, is a smaller group than FARC.
Civil rights activists say the process violates the Voting Rights Act. Renee Montagne talks to Vanzetta McPherson, a retired federal magistrate judge, about how the imbalance impacts the community.
Economic disruption has been a big part of the political conversation. Free trade might be a net benefit to the U.S., but there are large areas of the country that bear the brunt of negative effects.
Wells Fargo Chairman and CEO John Stumpf has stepped down, a month after the bank's sales scandal broke. Stumpf drew fire for overly aggressive sales tactics. President Timothy Sloan replaces him.
The New York Times reports 2 women say Trump groped them in separate incidents years ago. The campaign denies the events took place. Steve Inskeep talks to Megan Twohey, a reporter with The Tmes.
As part of our "Nation Engaged" project, we're asking what does it mean to be an American? For one answer, we meet a prolific political talk show caller known widely as "Carl from Nashville."
Iraqi forces are gearing up to try to retake the city of Mosul in Northern Iraq from ISIS. Renee Montagne talks to Thomas Weiss of the International Organization for Migration.
Bhumipol Adulyadej had been in poor health for most of the past decade. For most Thais, he was the only king many of them have known. Bhumipol was born in Cambridge, Mass.
Former Democratic Sen. Evan Bayh's double-digit lead in a Senate race has shrunk after weathering criticism for making a home in Washington, D.C., instead of Indiana during his years after the Senate.
The Syrian refugee who German authorities accuse of planning an attack on a Berlin airport has committed suicide. German politicians say they are stunned that someone on suicide watch was left alone.
Pakistan's Supreme Court has delayed hearing the blasphemy case of a woman sentenced to death in 2010 for insulting the prophet Muhammad. Liberal activists are calling for her release.
This week we're exploring the question: What does it mean to be an American? The country is at a demographic inflection point this election year. The country is changing — it's getting browner.