German families in the 60s loved cheap American-raised chicken. And Americans loved cheap VW Beetles. We hear how a trade dispute over frozen chicken parts changed the American auto industry.
Renee Montagne talks to historian Douglas Egerton about Denmark Vesey, a former slave and one of the founders of Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, S.C., where 9 people were shot to death Wednesday.
Pope Francis made headlines around the world with his encyclical calling for action on climate change. In the U.S., that's put Republican presidential candidates on the defensive.
Rev. Clementa Pinckney was devoted to public service. He was a state senator and champion of civil rights. Those who knew him say he was a natural leader, whether in politics or in the church.
To stop elephant slaughter in Africa, zoologist Sam Wasser spent years extracting DNA from elephant dung and tissue. Much of the world's poached ivory, he discovered, comes from just three places.
Against the backdrop of several fiery derailments, safety advocates are questioning whether new federal rules meant to prevent incidents go far enough. Opponents say the new rules are too costly.
The Chambers Bay Golf Course in Washington State is almost all drought-resistant fescue grass, which is supposed to be brown in hot months.
The nine people who were killed in a mass shooting at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopalian Church in Charleston during a gathering Wednesday, June 17, have been identified by the authorities.