Los Angeles Times and Morning Edition film critic Kenneth Turan reviews "Interstellar" — the new space epic from director Christopher Nolan.
Last week, a commercial spaceship built by Virgin Galactic crashed during a test flight. More than 700 tourists had signed up for flights on the craft, and many are sticking with the project — for now.
President Obama and congressional leaders have lunch on Friday, a first step toward bridging differences after an election that saw power shift to the Republicans. Oh, to be a fly on the wall!
President Obama is meeting with congressional leaders at the White House on Friday. The general overseeing the campaign against militants from the Islamic State, also known as ISIS, will brief them.
Air strikes hit the Syrian province of Idlib, near the Turkish border Thursday. It was the second time the American-led coalition fighting the Islamic State in Syria widened its target.
The Chinese island is renowned as a gambling capital and a place to launder cash. An anti-graft campaign has driven away high rollers and others dependent on its shady financial services.
In an update to a 2011 StoryCorps interview, Ret. Army Sgt. 1st Class Max Voelz, whose wife died disarming an IED, and Sgt. Mary Dague, who lost both arms in Iraq, both say they are happy now.
The six-week battle to retake the city from insurgents was the fiercest during the Iraq War. Almost 100 Americans died; 600 others were injured. Veterans commemorated the anniversary on Friday.
Morning Edition hosts recount and replay some of our less-than-perfect moments on the air.
The U.S. government has stopped some experiments with dangerous viruses, saying the risks need to be reconsidered. Key work in one scientist's lab have been halted.
Baymax, the lovable robot in the new Disney movie, was inspired by inflatable robots being developed at the Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon.