U.S. Supreme Court ruled 6-3 to uphold the nationwide availability of tax subsidies that are crucial to the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.
When a pink flamingo in Brazil lost its leg, zookeepers got it a prosthetic leg. In Alberta, Canada, don't flush your goldfish down the toilet — they're multiplying in storm ponds.
Terry Francona told MLB.com that he's surrounded by them. He recently ate 17 of the frozen treats — but that he woke up later that night feeling sick to his stomach.
A Dutch court hands environmentalists a big victory with potential global repercussions, ordering the government to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 25 percent.
The Obama administration is changing its policy about negotiating with people who hold Americans hostage.Renee Montagne talks to David Rohde, a journalist who was held by the Taliban for months.
A Dutch court hands environmentalists a sweeping victory with potential global repercussions, ordering the government to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 25 percent.
Its been seven years since the great financial crisis that nearly took down the global economy. Our Planet Money team wondered what the next big mess might be. So they asked three economists: what keeps them up at night.
The Senate has passed fast-track trade authority — completing congressional action, and the measure now goes to the president. The only thing left to vote on is a measure providing federal aid to workers affected by international trade, which the Senate has approved and the House is expected to vote on Thursday. Approval of the fast-track negotiating authority for the president was a big win for business groups.
Americans born between 1982 and 2000, known as Millennials, now comprise one quarter of the country's population. Their numbers are strong and far more diverse. At 83.1 million, Millennials outnumber the 75.4 million Baby Boomers.
Renee Montagne talks to Robert Spitzer, author of "The Politics of Gun Control," about Democratic candidates Hillary Clinton and Martin O'Malley calling for tighter gun regulations after the Charleston shootings.
Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal is the latest Republican to seek the GOP's presidential nomination. Jindal is seen as both a fiscal and social conservative so he'll have to appeal to some of the same voters that might be inclined to vote for Texas Senator Ted Cruz or Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker.
Renee Montagne and David Greene report California is re-introducing its classic black and gold license plates. The plates — long coveted by car collectors — went out of production in 1969.
As EU leaders meet on the migrant crisis, we hear how the tiny Balkan state of Macedonia is now a popular route into Europe. Desperate refugees walk along railroad tracks that has proved deadly.
Authorities in New York State says Gene Palmer, a veteran corrections officer, is accused of providing illegal contraband to the inmates and also with tampering with evidence.
Members of the bible study gathered Wednesday night in the same room where 21-year-old Dylann Roof allegedly opened fire one week ago killing 9 people. The first two funerals are held Thursday.
Amid the blaxploitation craze, "Cooley High" showed a slice of urban life rarely seen on the big screen. It was a bittersweet coming-of-age story set in the notorious Cabrini-Green housing project.
Online video is such a huge and lucrative market that a lot of companies are trying to lure some of the biggest stars away from the current king of medium — YouTube.
Three high schoolers in Zanzibar have won a prize for a film tackling a fierce debate in African classrooms: Should the teacher instruct in English or the mother tongue?
Dozens, if not hundreds of Confederate memorials dot the South and beyond. Even in Union state Missouri, two memorials have become flash points.
Darlis Elliott describes her pet Nani as a "fraidy cat." When a black bear lumbered toward the glass door leading to the porch, Nani turned into "scarey cat" and the bear fell off the porch.