The storm is slowly moving northward, churning along a path through Waco and Dallas-Fort Worth and areas whose lakes and rivers have already been swollen with heavy rains in recent weeks.
The school got money for the position from the Lego Foundation. Whoever gets the job will lead a research department that studies the role of play in education.
Aziz Ansari did a lot of demographic research — yes, you read that right — for his new book, and the result is an uneasy but occasionally entertaining hybrid of hard data and too-sparse comedy.
Poaching of Rhinos has risen dramatically in the last few years. It's gotten so bad that conservationists in South Africa and Zimbabwe are relocating rhinos by airplane to safer habitats elsewhere in Africa. David Greene talks to Raoul du Toit, who runs the Lowveld Rhino Trust in Zimbabwe.
A new documentary revisits the loud music murder case. Michael Dunn, a white man, shot 10 bullets into a car with four unarmed young black men during an argument at a Jacksonville, Fla, gas station.
David Greene talks to Shaun Walker of "The Guardian" about President Putin's announcement that Russia is boosting its nuclear arsenal with 40 intercontinental missiles that could overcome any missile defense system. And, Lieutenant General Ben Hodges weighs in about the U.S. military decision to move heavy weapons into Eastern Europe to counter Russian aggression.
The FBI is investigating whether the St. Louis Cardinals hacked into the database of the Houston Astros. Steve Inskeep talks to Derrick Goold, Cardinals beat writer for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
In Game 6 of the NBA championship series, the Golden State Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 105-97 to capture the NBA title. Stephen Curry and Andre Iguodala each scored 25 points.
Donald Trump has added his name to the list of Republican presidential candidates. Neil Young's song "Rockin' in the Free World," was played at Trump's event. Songwriter Neil Young wasn't pleased.
The U.N. turns 70 this year and is in need of an upgrade, says former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright. She co-chaired a commission that included ex-foreign ministers and they issued a report.
Many migrants have died trying to cross the Mediterranean to Europe. Bulgaria is now seeing a surge of migrants attempting to enter Europe by land from Turkey.
Gap CEO Art Peck says the move is being made to streamline the retail giant as it moves into the future, but questions remain about its long-term relevance and outlook.
The controversy over Rachel Dolezal's racial identity has sparked many public conversations, including one about the challenges faced by white people who are activists on racial justice issues.
Haiti says it's unprepared to handle a wave of immigrants from neighboring Dominican Republic. The Dominican Republic says it will soon begin deporting Dominicans of Haitian descent.
The Dominican Republic is starting to kick out Haitians who entered the country illegally. Steve Inskeep talks to Ezra Fieser of Bloomberg News.
The federal government overpaid for nearly half of the patients of a Medicare Advantage plan, a Medicare audit found. At issue is whether insurers "upcode" diagnoses to reap bigger payments.
Regulators in the 23 states where medical or recreational marijuana is allowed are having a tough time making sure pot buyers don't ingest harmful pesticides.
There's a new kind of phone scam on the rise: fraudsters using fake numbers to pretend they're calling from the local police department. And there's little the real police can do about it.
As in the previous two games, the thin-benched Cleveland Cavaliers are able to keep things close early before running out of gas, letting Stephen Curry and the Warriors cruise to the title.