Yochi Dreazen of Foreign Policy discusses King Abdullah's legacy, the transition and the challenges facing the new king.
Young couples would prefer to share responsibilities equally at work and at home, a study finds. But they realize that workplace policies and child care can make that a tough go in real life.
The kitschy catalog fell victim to online shopping and the growing ubiquity of in-flight Wi-Fi, according to the company's Chapter 11 filing.
When machines, smarter than us, make machines smarter than them, futurists argue, the 'singularity' will have arrived. Commentator Alva Noë, a skeptic, wonders about imparting values — and control.
Alberto Nisman, who accused the Argentinian leader of covering up Iran's role in a 1994 terrorist attack, was found shot dead in his apartment on Sunday.
Their annual letter to the public has been published. They're betting that in 15 years, polio will be eradicated, Africa will feed itself and 2 billion people will use their phones as mobile banks.
Grenades and blades were also found. In most cases, people forgot they had them. Our favorite discovery: a knife in an enchilada. The TSA said "the passenger's intent was delicious, not malicious."
The brand new chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, Sen. Roger Wicker was the only senator to vote against calling climate change "real and not a hoax."
The Houthis, who control the capital, Sanaa, are apparently hoping to exploit a power vacuum left by the resignation of President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi and his government.
On this week's show, the Comedy Central half-hour Broad City and the many hours we spent reading classics because we had to. (And sometimes wanted to.)
"Secrets...can be shocking, or silly, or soulful," says Frank Warren, the founder of PostSecret. He shares a few of the half-million secrets that strangers have sent him on postcards.
Journalist Glenn Greenwald makes the case for why you need to care about privacy, even if you're "not doing anything to hide."
Charmian Gooch's mission is to "out" corrupt companies. She details how global corruption trackers follow the money — to some surprisingly familiar places.
Equality advocate Ash Beckham offers a fresh story about empathy and openness — and it involves pancakes.
Yingluck Shinawatra, whose government was removed from office in a military coup in May, has been accused of criminal negligence related to a failed program to prop up the price of rice.
Also: Forecasters predict an East Coast winter storm this weekend; President Obama will travel to India this weekend; and ferry passengers in Seattle are startled by a whale carcass under the dock.
A video purportedly by the militants says "the countdown has begun." Japan says it's still trying to secure Haruna Yukawa and Kenji Goto's release. The Islamists want $200 million for their release.
In Ukraine, a pro soccer player for the other team said he'd watch as his opponent got the phone out from time to time, called someone and conversed. The calls didn't help, that team lost 2-1.
In the wake of the king's death, he is being remembered as a man who laid the foundation for reform, but also as someone who promised much but accomplished little.
This was a Daily Double question on 'Jeopardy': Steve Inskeep and David Greene host this show in the A.M. in D.C.; Renee Montagne not far from us here, in Culver City."