Colorado legalized marijuana, but lawmakers have sent the governor a bill that would prevent people from using welfare debit cards at marijuana dispensaries.
Zayn Malik last week left the boy band One Direction, but you can still see all five members at Madame Tussauds. The wax museum ordered extra tissues and is passing them out to grieving fans.
The Xinhua news agency spoke to a driving instructor who said some mid-level officials are lousy students: "too used to doing things their own way." One official has failed the driving test 10 times.
Comedy Central stands by Trevor Noah, who was named Monday to replace Jon Stewart as host of "The Daily Show." The 31-year-old comic is being criticized for misogynistic and anti-Semitic jokes tweeted in 2009.
For the next two days we are going to explore various facets of Wal-Mart. It is America's largest retailer and sets trends for the country's economy and its workforce. If Wal-Mart were a country, it would be the 26th largest economy in the world. The company employs more than 2 million workers — more than the population of Houston.
For the first time, an opposition challenger has defeated a sitting president at the ballot box. A peaceful transfer of power from one elected leader to another would be another first for Nigeria.
Many believe self-driving cars are the future of transportation. But one self-driving car prototype is displaying a dark side to the promising new technology.
Steve Inskeep talks to Adam Baron about the civil war in Yemen and how it's wrong to define it as a sectarian conflict. Baron, a visiting fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations, recently wrote about Yemen in "Politico." His article is called: "What We Get Wrong in Yemen."
Federal flood insurance premiums are going up on Wednesday. That means about a million people will see their premiums double. The rate increase is part of an effort to bring down the debt for the program which subsidizes insurance for people living in flood zones.
David Greene talks to Bloomberg View sports writer Kavitha Davidson, who recently wrote about the problems she sees in colleges: using women to recruit male athletes.
Many believe self-driving cars are the future of transportation. But one self driving car prototype is displaying a dark side to the promising new technology.
Former military ruler Mohammadu Buhari is Nigeria's new president. He unseat Goodluck Jonathan, whose five-year rule was marred by corruption scandals and a deadly Islamist insurgency.
The U.S. says enough progress has been made in talks with Iran to warrant an extension of Tuesday's self-imposed deadline. Secretary of State Kerry remains in Switzerland for another day.
The latest figures on the California drought are expected to be released on Wednesday. The state's snowpack, a major source of water for the rest of the year, is at the lowest level on record.
The Education Department says it's keeping a close eye on 556 colleges and universities that do a poor job of complying with federal regulations and handling federal financial aid.
Hundley, who died last week at age 80, was one of the first former NBA players that the Basketball Hall of Fame honored for calling games.
Omar Shekhey left engineering to found a nonprofit that helps refugees navigate their new lives near Atlanta. He also drives a cab — and often gives the money to families to help them settle in.
The product is called Snus — a tiny bag of tobacco that users slip between the lip and gum. Its Swedish maker claims the product is safer than cigarettes, cigars, dip and chewing tobacco.
"There are some lessons that only grief and responsibility can teach us," says Weekend Edition host Scott Simon. His new memoir, Unforgettable, is about the life and death of his mother.
Gov. John Hickenlooper signed the law after federal regulators approved Palcohol. Sen. Charles Schumer of New York says powdered alcohol is a dangerous product and he wants it banned.