The Assassin is a change in form for one of the world's most respected directors. Hou Hsiao-hsien is like the Woody Allen of Taiwan, but his latest is a martial arts movie.
For each of the words and phrases offered in this week's Sunday Puzzle, the consonants in it are the same consonants, in the same order, as those of a world capital. You name the capital city.
The Iran nuclear deal will begin to unfold in a series of steps that include nuclear cutbacks made by Iran and sanctions relief offered by the other countries.
Nearly 8 out of 10 kids say discipline helps them behave better, an annual survey has found. And 60 percent give participation trophies — derided by some as reward for just showing up — a thumbs-up.
In her new book 'Strangers Drowning,' Larissa MacFarquhar looks at the motives and methods of people who help others — and the reaction of the less altruistic crowd.
At 28, Teddy Abrams is the youngest-ever music director of the Louisville Orchestra. He speaks with Rachel Martin about the task of making classical music at once accessible and provocative.
U.S. economist Michael Pettis, an expert on China's economy and professor at Beijing University, is also a key figure nurturing a distinct American sound in Beijing's avant-garde music scene.
Across the country, school districts are struggling to find new teachers. One rural town in Colorado is reaching outside the 50 states.