As Nigeria's new president cracks down on former officials who embezzled billions, corruption remains endemic. And sometimes that corruption can have tragic consequences.
The Chicago Police Department is doubling its supply of Tasers in an effort to reduce the use of lethal force. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with former Baltimore police officer Peter Moskos about the effectiveness of Tasers in de-escalating conflicts.
Until recently, retired Marine Gen. John Allen led the U.S.-led coalition against ISIS. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Allen about U.S. strategy in Iraq and Syria and whether it's working.
Will we still be eating kale? What's changing in food as we begin 2016 and what can we expect?
Angry over the execution of Shiite cleric Sheik Nimr al-Nimr in Saudi Arabia, protesters gathered at the Saudi Embassy in Tehran, reports Iran's semi-official news agency. Some entered the building.
The country executed 47 people today, including a prominent cleric for the minority Shia in the Kingdom. Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr was a vocal critic of the Saudi monarchy and was arrested in 2012.
Russian tourists love the beaches of Egypt and Turkey. But the recent losses of a Russian civilian plane in Egypt and a military plane along the Turkish border have changed their plans.
The Fayetteville Police Department has begun to implement 76 recommendations to eliminate racial disparity in traffic stops and reduce the use of deadly force.
Three months into near-daily Palestinian attacks on Israelis, the mood in Jerusalem is grim. But many people are adjusting to the violence as a new normal.
Howard Bryant of ESPN.com and ESPN the magazine previews the college football championship, then turns to hockey.