Secretary of State Kate Brown will become the second woman to serve as Oregon's governor. She replaces fellow Democrat John Kitzhaber who is resigning amid a criminal ethics investigation.
Conventional wisdom is that income inequality has gotten worse in the years since the financial crisis, but new research by a George Washington University professor says that's not what the data show.
The small hamlet of el-Aour is reeling from the massacre of 13 of its men in Libya, where they worked. A lack of jobs in Egypt means laborers still head to neighboring Libya, despite the danger.
Ebola is especially deadly for children and babies. About 80 percent of those infected have died. But one man knew instinctively that love and affection could make a difference.
The housing market and the economy are both well on their way back from the Great Recession. But housing advocates say banks, stung by the housing crisis and its fallout, remain reluctant to lend.
Audie Cornish speaks with Paul Needham, the Schiede Librarian at Princeton University, about the gift from the late philanthropist and alum, William Scheide.
Unauthorized immigrants who entered the U.S. as children and have lived here since 2010 now wait to see what will happen to programs that were designed to temporarily protect them from deportation.
More than two years after Superstorm Sandy flooded homes in New Jersey and New York, legal battles still rage over insurance claims to repair the damage. But insurance is not playing by the rules.
Once again, Greece and Europe are at an impasse. The new Greek government wants to replace the existing bailout program, but its Eurozone partners have rejected that idea. The negotiations have been difficult and at times contentious. But the flashy Greek minister at the center of the storm has become a hero back home.
More than a dozen people died during Haiti's celebration of Carnival when a float in the capital, Port au Prince, came in contact with a power line.