U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has announced a special litigation team from the Department of Justice will launch a wide-ranging examination of Ferguson's law enforcement practices.
Rebels from Chechnya have joined ranks with other jihadists in ISIS. David Greene talks to Gordan Hahn, author of Russia's Islamic Threat and an analyst for the Geostrategic Forecasting Corporation.
Don Gonyea talks to with NPR Senior Political Correspondent Mara Liaison and Robert Costa of The Washington Post about the issues and key races in this fall's midterm elections.
God Help the Girl is a classic movie musical. The film is about the Glasgow music scene written and directed by Stuart Murdoch, frontman for the Scottish group Belle and Sebastian.
There are 30,000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan and 20,000 will head home shortly. Millions of them transited in and out through a base in Kyrgyzstan, until the government there didn't renew the lease.
Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen were convicted on Thursday of federal corruption charges. They were acquitted only on a handful of lesser charges.
Comedian Joan Rivers kept audiences laughing through a 50-year career that included bankruptcy, getting banned from The Tonight Show and mourning her husband's suicide.
The White House delayed a decision on the pipeline until a Nebraska route is approved. The state's high court hears arguments on Friday over whether the governor had authority to approve the route.
BP says it will appeal the ruling that the company's reckless conduct and gross negligence caused the largest U.S. offshore oil spill. The ruling exposes BP to potentially billions more in penalties.
Don Gonyea talks to Anson Chan, former chief secretary of Hong Kong, about China exercising control over Hong Kong's next leadership election. Pro-democracy supporters are outraged.
David Greene talks to Edward Lucas, senior editor at The Economist and author of The New Cold War, about what moves NATO should be considering in response to Russian military moves in Ukraine.
Sekou Siby was supposed to be working at the World Trade Center when planes hit the twin towers. But three days before, he had swapped shifts with his friend, Moises Rivas.
In Indiana, a judge told one lawyer that he could be fined if he doesn't start wearing socks in court. The lawyer has been admonished for this before, and reportedly responded, "I hate socks."
After making a 100lb burger, Epic Meal Time, a Canadian YouTube show, moved on to encased meats. To honor the Inland Empire 66ers, a minor league baseball team, they created: The 66lbs Hot Dog Sundae.
A federal judge has upheld Louisiana's ban on gay marriage. The decision marks the first time a federal court has upheld a gay marriage ban since the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the federal Defense of Marriage Act last year.
At the U.S. Open, two tennis players on the women's side of the draw have reached their firs Grand Slam Semi Finals. We learn more about them and look forward to upcoming matches with Courtney Nguyen, a contributing tennis writer for "Sports Illustrated."
A Spanish court has named famed architect Santiago Calatrava — designer of New York's new Ground Zero transport hub — as a suspect in an alleged contract fraud. Prosecutors say Calatrava got $3.6 million for a convention center that was never built. This is one of several scandals and lawsuits he faces.
As Ebola research moves ahead, work to contain the epidemic grows more desperate. David Greene talks to World Health Organization Director-General Margaret Chan about how the Ebola epidemic in West Africa might progress.
David Greene talks to General Philip Breedlove, NATO's supreme allied commander in Europe, about the NATO Summit and how to handle the crisis in Ukraine.