Melissa Block talks to Dr. Thomas Frieden, director of the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, who is completing a tour of the West African nations most deeply affected by the Ebola outbreak.
Environmental groups had sought to have coal ash, a byproduct of coal-fired power plants, regulated as hazardous waste.
The new film from British director Mike Leigh, Mr. Turner, takes up an historical figure: iconic British painter JMW Turner. But it also incorporates another theme of Leigh's: the human story of the working person. Painting was Turner's job and he was as down to earth as a factory worker.
Melissa Block speaks with E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of the New York Times about Jeb Bush, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Cuba and the president's year-end news conference.
On Sunday, Romania will swear in a new president, the first from one of that country's ethnic minorities. Klaus Iohannis, a little known mayor from Transylvania with German ancestry, scored a surprise victory last month over Romania's prime minister.
The government has sold its stake in Ally Financial, the last major bank that was involved in the TARP bailout program.
The FBI released a statement on Friday saying that the North Korean government is responsible for the massive cyberattack against Sony Pictures Entertainment.
Critic Bob Mondello says Mike Leigh's earthy new biopic about the famed British painter J.M.W Turner shows viewers the incandescent beauty of the world as Turner himself must have seen it.
Colorado is vowing to fight a lawsuit filed by neighboring states that challenges its legalization of recreational marijuana.
Two-thirds of the food Cubans eat is imported — but the reestablishment of ties with the U.S. could open opportunities for American farmers.
Latino USA Producer Marlon Bishop talks with Host Maria Hinojosa about his takeaways from visiting Honduras.
David Padilla is one of thousands of people sentenced under tough drug laws who's spending life in prison. Now the Clemency Project 2014 promises pardons or early release for some offenders.
Jeff Williams, the tech giant's vice president for operations, told British-based employees that Apple has done more than any other company to ensure fair and safe working conditions.
The Olympic gold medal winner gets no jail time for second conviction for drunk driving. He'll be able to train for Rio with his 18-month supervised probation.
Tamales are a Christmas Eve tradition throughout Latin America, but there are hundreds of different versions. Whose is best? That's a question likely to elicit a fiercely partisan response.
Less than three years ago, Facebook purchased Instagram for $1 billion. The photo-sharing service is said to have more than 300 million users.
At 31, a woman had the bacteria in her gut catalogued as part of scientific project that aims to characterize the creatures that live inside us and affect our health. Here's what she found out.
Three decades after her first interview with him, Fiona Ritchie meets up with the Scottish musician, who's known for a long career with the legendary Battlefield Band.
The president is expected to discuss issues ranging from normalization of relations with Cuba to the fight against the self-described Islamic State and his views on the Senate's "torture report."
The debate over whether to ban hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, has been deeply emotional and contentious in New York.