Outside London, the train had slowed to a crawl behind the bird. The British news site Metro said one guy got on the tracks and frantically waved his laptop at the swan, who was finally captured.
The Chargers announced the NFL team is moving to Los Angeles for the 2017 season. Fans know now their relationship with the team wasn't forever. Fans that got tattoos want them off.
Rice has dealt with many crises as President Obama's national security adviser and his United Nations ambassador. As she prepares to depart, she tells NPR that Syria stands out as the most difficult.
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Announcer Charlie Brotman has been the voice of every inaugural parade for six decades. He reflects on how he got the job from a chance encounter with President Dwight Eisenhower.
Rachel Martin talks to Sally Boynton Brown, the executive director of the Idaho Democratic Party, who is running for the chair of the Democratic National Committee.
If you like to travel and need a unique gift, try Manaus international airport, which is in the middle of the Amazon Rain Forest. It has what may be the world's only airport fish shop.
After 146 years, Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus is packing up for good. Morning Edition visits a show in Florida to get reaction from fans.
Iraqi forces with U.S. help have pressed deep into the ISIS-held city of Mosul but progress is still slow and dangerous. The scene may soon shift to an area where ISIS has more support.
It's inauguration season in Washington, D.C. Many of us revel in the pomp and circumstance — yet we have another side to our psychology that enjoys seeing the powerful fall from grace.
British politicians warned a vote for Brexit would damage the economy of the United Kingdom. Six months after the referendum, its economy is doing much better than predicted. Why?
Analysts are looking back on the Iran nuclear deal. It was a year ago that sanctions were lifted, prisoners exchanged and the inspections of Iran's nuclear program came under full operation.
No woman made the list of nominations for the Director's Guild of America's top prize. A report from San Diego State University shows not much progress has been made for female directors in Hollywood.
Rachel Martin talks to Susan Rice, who reflects on the security challenges the Obama administration faced, and looks ahead to those the Trump administration may be called on to handle.
More than a hundred female federal inmates, sentenced to long-term prison, have instead been stuck for years in a New York detention center where conditions violate international standards.
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If your mom had to run though the name of everyone in the family, including the dog, before hitting yours, it's probably because you're all in a mental folder labeled "loved ones."
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Antarctica's Larsen C ice shelf is about to lose an iceberg the size of Delaware. Scientists gathering in the U.K. are scratching their heads about why it's cracking off.
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Joemel Panisa was cleaning out his house and found an envelope with a lottery ticket he had forgotten about. It turned out to be a winner — he claimed a $1 million prize eight days before it expired.
The government style book has officially designated people from Indiana what they've long called themselves: Hoosiers.
Disney and Bollywood teamed up to make the movie 'Dangal,' based on a real-life wrestling success story.
A blockbuster Bollywood movie is raking in millions and trying to change entrenched gender roles in India. It's set in Haryana state, where the sex ratio of newborns skews heavily toward boys.