Though it may seem like a fixed point in a fast-moving world, the Thanksgiving holiday continues to change and evolve.
Within Islamic countries, many Muslims are OK using the term "Islamic extremists," but when Westerners use the phrase, it could be seen as an insult.
Turkey maintains it has a right to defend its airspace. Russia says it will deploy advanced anti-aircraft missiles to its base in Syria.
Thanksgiving is a holiday with a complicated history. So some teachers have developed strategies to teach it to young students.
Prudence Staite of Tewkesbury, England, spent five days carving out a cheesy nativity scene — complete with Jesus, Mary, Joseph, shepherds and livestock. She was commissioned by a cheese company.
Illustrator Simon Stålenhag has put together a compilation of short stories to accompany his haunting, gorgeous paintings of an alternate Sweden full of aliens and strange technology. And dinosaurs.
The crate the birds were in fell off a truck in upstate New York and the duo made a break for it. It urns out they're a rare breed, so they'll spend the rest of their lives at a bird sanctuary.
Presidents have been pardoning turkeys for decades. But why? They used to eat them, actually. The history of the tradition is an odd and sad tale with lots of myths.
MVP Stephen Curry led his team to a milestone victory with a 111-17 win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday. The Warriors have now won 16 games in a row.
"Creed" is billed as a "Rocky" spinoff but it's actually something more interesting. It's a spiritual remake of the 1976 film that retells the original story in an unexpected and involving way. "Morning Edition" and "Los Angeles Times" film critic Kenneth Turan reviews "Creed."
The Belgian capital Brussels is still on high alert — more than a week after a security crackdown following the terrorist attacks in Paris.
The White House and Public Citizen object to new language that could make it more difficult to prosecute environmental crime and protect food and drug safety.
The Islamic State produces a steady flow of propaganda. Linda Wertheimer talks to Greg Miller of The Washington Post about the ISIS propaganda machine and its role in recruiting foreign fighters.
Five protesters were shot during an altercation Monday night. Police say three white men are in custody. Members of the Black Lives Matter movement say they will not be intimidated.
A white Chicago police officer faces first-degree murder charges in the shooting death of a black teenager. Linda Wertheimer talks to attorney Craig Futterman who fought to have video released.
The actions raise questions about nuclear's future in the U.S., including its role in reducing climate change. It's left the rural community that's home to one of the plants reeling.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and his wife Chirlane McCray talk to Linda Wertheimer about the initiative. They say the new program is important and personal.
Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez released dashcam video that shows officer Jason Van Dyke firing 16 shots at 17-year-old Laquan McDonald. Critics question why it took so long to be released.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said the plane was in Syrian airspace, and also announced that Russia will deploy advanced anti-aircraft missiles to its airbase in Syria.
"It's these fresh vocal cords that haven't been abused yet, broken in yet." Susan Stamberg dives into Frank Sinatra: A Voice on Air, a box set of rare radio broadcasts.