The soldier was injured during a mission to free about 70 hostages from the Islamic State. This was the first U.S. soldier to be killed in Iraq since the end of combat in 2011.
Financial markets have been looking fairly calm lately, but that calm could be disrupted in coming days by a debt ceiling crisis.
Vic Di Geronimo shares music from classical artists in their 30s who are doing interesting things with established pieces.
Game 6 of the American League Championship Series is tomorrow, with the Blue Jays and Royals competing to win the other top spot.
An economic blockade between the U.S. and Cuba didn't prevent jazz from traveling between the countries. But what if the dialogue could flow freely? The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra wanted to find out.
Sir John Sawers, who led the Secret Intelligence Service (MI6) from 2009 to 2014, discusses how to prevent terror attacks.
Women are afraid their husbands will walk out. They think, I'll die anyway, so what's the point of seeing a doctor. Or there may be no treatment within reach.
For $10 anyone can buy a cardboard headset, download a free iPhone app, slide in a phone and explore virtual worlds from a wheelchair, bed or couch.
One of the men arrested was Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzmán's brother in law, who authorities say supervised the construction of a tunnel used for his escape.
Watch the Danish dream-rock band perform "Satellites" live in the studio.
Who were the women who worked against voting rights for women in the early 20th century? Some were involved in community and charity — but not electoral politics.
The singer and song collector probes the connections between Scotland, Ireland and Appalachia.
Ryan has asked for more work-life balance if he becomes the next speaker. If more men did that, it could make the U.S. workforce way, way more equal.
For several years, the owners of a Maryland house have synchronized lights to to music, from Halloween favorites like Michael Jackson's "Thriller" to more recent hits.
The Democratic presidential candidate is expected to face tough questioning over the 2012 attack that killed four Americans, including the U.S. Ambassador to Libya.
The creators of the popular podcast Welcome to Night Vale are now telling their tales of a strange desert town in novel form, in a new book reviewer Amal El-Mohtar calls "splendid, weird, moving."
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is testifying before the House Select Committee. You can watch live here.
Warpaint bassist continues Los Angeles' deep-rooted love affair with the darker side of new wave on her solo single and video
A new essay argues we've gone too far in pushing breastfeeding on American mothers. Anthropologist Barbara J. King explores the data on breastfeeding's benefits.