A marketplace, a classroom, public prayer and a school assembly — these are the everyday life sounds of one young expatriate.
The Perez Art Museum Miami opens this week, and despite praise for the building's design, the museum faces controversy over its name and has an uphill battle in a city where the art scene is already defined by private collectors.
What rights do participants in an airline's frequent-flier plan have to their miles or points? That's the question before the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday, when the justices examine whether, and under what circumstances, frequent fliers can sue in these disputes.
Another tech boom has brought an influx of money and new residents to San Francisco, and people who have long called the city home are being evicted from their apartments. Tenants and community organizers are demanding that the city do something to stop residents from being pushed out.
The U.S. aims to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 80 percent by 2050. Wind and solar power can help. But folks doing the math say other pricey, controversial technologies — such as burying carbon gas underground, and expanding nuclear power — are also likely to be part of a low-carbon future.
Since the rollout of HealthCare.gov, many have wondered if a private company could have avoided the federal site's many pitfalls. Oregon took that route, hiring Silicon Valley titan Oracle to create its state insurance exchange. But two months after its scheduled launch, the website is still not working.
The business that transformed the nation is the product of an obscure but hugely influential trade deal — and a cultural struggle over Korean food.
There were hopes over the weekend that ISON might have survived its close encounter with the sun. But "with more than a little sadness," the space agency says, "we have to declare the comet lost."
After accepting responsibility for the troubled rollout, President Obama pledged that the Healthcare.gov website would be fixed and ready to go by November 30th. Host Michel Martin speaks with Mary Agnes Cary of Kaiser Health News about where the site stands now.
At least four people are dead after a Metro-North Railroad train derailed in New York Sunday morning. This past summer, a freight train carrying trash derailed on the other side of the curve. And in May, two Metro-North trains collided in Connecticut, injuring more than 70 people.