Videotaped murders by Islamic State have sparked outrage around the world. But while some European countries have paid ransom to retrieve victims taken by ISIS, Britain and the U.S. have not.
Robert Siegel talks with Peter Westmacott, British Ambassador to the U.S., about Scotland's unsuccessful vote for independence and what changes may result throughout the U.K. because of the campaign.
Roger Goodell has been embroiled in controversy, over how the league has handled violent off-field episodes of some of its star players. He said he had not considered resigning.
Hear the band survey its decade-long history — including the song singer Craig Finn calls his best.
It's rare to have three great pianists at three pianos in one studio. Charlap and Rosnes join host Marian McPartland in this 2008 session for a trio of "You and the Night and the Music."
Where have the insurance marketplaces created by the Affordable Care Act struggle the most? The answer lies in commerce, not politics.
In the new exhibit "Genesis," the noted photographer Sebastiao Salgado shares his vision of "a kind of state of humanity of the planet," from Amazon tribes to frozen Siberia.
In the '70s, novelist Lawrence Block created New York private investigator Matthew Scudder who chases extreme bad guys. Liam Neeson now plays the character the new grisly film directed by Scott Frank.
In The Man He Became, historian James Tobin says, despite misimpressions to the contrary, Americans of Franklin Roosevelt's day were well-aware of his disability. Originally aired Nov. 25, 2013.
In unveiling the "It's On Us" campaign aimed at preventing attacks on college campuses, President Obama said such violence is "an affront to our basic humanity."
Shares of the Chinese e-commerce giant opened at $92.70 a share on the New York stock exchange today, making it the biggest initial public offering in U.S. history. They were priced at $68 a share.
Polls showed that two-thirds of the country thought the U.S. should do something about Islamic State. Congress had to balance politics of the moment with those of the near future and down the road.
Pabst Brewing Co., with its famous Blue Ribbon, Old Milwaukee and Schlitz labels, is being acquired by Russian brewer Oasis Beverages for an undisclosed sum.
Most parents say they have used corporal punishment. But there's abundant evidence that it doesn't improve behavior over time. Changing how parents talk to children does work, but it takes practice.
From "It's No!" to "No Thanks," British newspapers devoted their front pages to news that voters in Scotland rejected independence by a 55 percent-to-45 percent margin.
Sushi is supposed to be eaten at room temperature and right after it's made. So why are we buying out of the cold case at the supermarket? And where are all the women sushi chefs?
They are small. They are weak. They are vulnerable. But these little bees take on a humongous predator in the most ingenious way.
The Indian prime minister, in an interview, called his country's Muslims patriots. The remarks are his most forthcoming on India's Muslims, many of whom doubted his commitment to religious minorities.
The Common Core has arguably become the most contentious issue in American education. Experts face off over the new state standards in the latest Intelligence Squared debate.
Six young Iranians were arrested in May for producing their own version of the Pharrell Williams song "Happy." Iranian authorities said the video, which went viral, offended public morals.