The death of the highly respected hip-hop figure prompted an outpouring of tribute and personal stories from his community this weekend.
Lawmakers and human rights groups have criticized a 2015 State Department report on human trafficking, saying politics may have interfered with the evaluation of countries' human rights records.
Haitians vote Sunday in parliamentary elections that are three years overdue. The parliament was dissolved after Haiti's government failed to hold a vote. Reporter Peter Granitz explains.
Hundreds gathered in the St. Louis suburb one year after Michael Brown was killed there by a police officer. Starsky Wilson, the Ferguson Commission's co-chair, sees reason to hope — and keep working.
In Ferguson, Mo., people marked the anniversary of the 18-year-old's death with a moment of silence and a church service. Camille Phillips of St. Louis Public Radio reports on the day's activities.
Africa marks one year without polio on Tuesday. But there are now concerns in Kenya, where bishops have declared a boycott of the vaccine on the eve of a WHO polio vaccination campaign.
Investigators have just released old surveillance video of the Boston Isabella Stewart Gardner museum in 1990, just before it was robbed of $500 million in art. They're asking the public for help.
The RedState Gathering in Atlanta may have disinvited Donald Trump after his recent disparaging remarks, but the Trump phenomenon is very much on the minds of the conservative activists there.
In an interview with Morning Edition host Steve Inskeep, the president rejects the suggestion that political considerations put race relations on the back burner in his first term.
This week in Do Try This At Home, we learn a unusual technique for cooking eggs. It's a cross between poached and over easy that gives you a silky, yolky sauce for huevos rancheros.