Ben Bernanke, Hank Paulson and Tim Geithner were in court this week defending the actions they took six years ago when they set the terms for the government's bailout of insurance giant AIG.
It's still unclear whether the bodies that have been found belong to the 43 students who went missing nearby.
Maria Martin, the founding executive producer of Latino USA, tells us about the unexpected good that has come with a fearful diagnosis.
The Book of Life is a new animated film inspired by the Day of the Dead. We talk to the director and his wife, a character designer for the film, about why the holiday is important to them.
We talk to New York magazine's Jennifer Gonnerman about her piece that tells the story of Kalief Browder, a 16-year-old who was held at Rikers Island prison for more than 1,000 days without trial.
We talk to author Rich Benjamin, and visit Idaho, for a glimpse into "Whitopias," places where white people are moving to escape multiculturalism.
We listen to a ceremony in New Orleans in worship of the Mexican folk saint of death, La Santa Muerte; all the congregants at the ceremony are white.
The shooting of Michael Brown spurred a national debate over the militarization of police. Maryam Jameel reports on the lesser-known case of Alex Nieto, who was gunned down by San Francisco police.
Marco Merino was brought to the U.S. when he was five months old. He was deported back to Chile nearly 30 years later.
Most people pass through the country's border checkpoints by answering standard questions about their citizenship. But lately, citing the Fifth Amendment, some have refused to answer.
The White House effort to replace Attorney General Eric Holder is happening largely in the shadows. But Labor Secretary Tom Perez is emerging as a top candidate for the post.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is facing public criticism after his comments suggesting that women should not ask for raises. But they also underscore questions about tech's male-dominated culture.
Once derided as Scottish food better suited to horses than people, porridge these days is more cool than gruel. In the U.K., competitions have porridge lovers battling with their best recipes.
A pediatrician who specializes in fixing broken bones in kids and teens says about 90 percent of the fractures he treats have been splinted improperly in a community ER or urgent care center first.
Director Damien Chazelle's second film centers on the agony of a drummer in a high-powered music school. The movie ties you into knots: The fear of failure is omnipresent. So is the jazz vibe.
The Showtime show is about two people who betray their spouses and fall into a relationship. It's told from more than one perspective, and the actors are so likable, you forgive them their trespasses.
The pledge to create a force to assist in fighting the self-declared Islamic State comes a day after Ankara called for creating a buffer zone around its border with Syria.
Vaccination isn't a perfect defense against flu. But vaccines remain the most reliable way to reduce the risk from an illness that causes thousands of deaths in the U.S. during a typical flu season.
From shipyards and farmlands to mills and mining villages, the Scottish Lowlands have been a hive of activity for centuries. Tour the musical landscape with Archie Fisher, Deaf Shepherd, and more.