Studies suggest that smoking heavily in adolescence may affect brain function in adulthood, but there's a dearth of hard evidence for voters contemplating pot's long-term effects.
An East African crowned crane has turned up in wetlands of Rancho Cucamonga. How the crane got there is a mystery. Romantics at heart, these birds mate for life.
A guy was holding a sign on Saturday that read: Hi Mom! Send Beer Money. He was behind the set of College GameDay, ESPN's football pre-game show. At least 2,000 people sent him money.
A Wisconsin clinic provides free dental care so that poor rural residents can get their teeth fixed. But in most states people aren't so lucky. Millions of people have no access to dental care.
In two weeks, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will meet for their first debate. David Greene talks to columnist and commentator Cokie Roberts and Mollie Hemingway senior editor at The Federalist.
Protests in the Indian-administered region of Kashmir have been especially violent this summer, fueled by social media. Kashmir is claimed by both India and Pakistan and has been disputed for decades.
As part of our series on unsung museums, we hear from the founder of the International Vinegar Museum in Roslyn, South Dakota. The vinegars are displayed in elegant bottles like fine wine.
A Louisiana parish devastated by recent floods is trying to figure out how to get children back in school this week, with more than a third of their schools damaged by water.
Questions are being raised after Hillary Clinton left a memorial for Sept. 11 victims due to feeling overheated. Later, her doctor revealed Clinton had been diagnosed with pneumonia last Friday.
At the Toronto film festival, actor and director Nate Parker faced the press about a 1999 rape charge against him. Parker's promoting a movie about Nat Turner's slave rebellion The Birth of a Nation.
ABC News TV anchor Elizabeth Vargas opens up about a life dogged by anxiety, insecurity and the hidden shame of alcoholism. Her new memoir is titled, Between Breaths.
A Turkish delegation is in the U.S. to discuss the extradition of an exiled cleric living in Pennsylvania. David Greene talks to Mehdi Eker, head of the delegation, about their case.
A Russian-U.S. plan for a reduction in hostilities in Syria is due to go into effect on Monday, but violence flared over the weekend. Russia supports the Assad regime while the U.S. supports rebels.
Fifteen years after being touched off by the Sept. 11 attacks, Afghanistan has become America's longest war. It's also become the forgotten war, all but absent from the presidential campaign.
Morning Edition examines the competing tax proposals of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton — part of an exploration of presidential policies we're calling, "What's the Issue."
What if you had cavities and gum disease and couldn't find a dentist to treat you? That's the reality for millions of poor people who live in rural areas and have little or no access to dental care.
Berlin has become a vegan mecca, with ice cream shops, restaurants and even butchers catering to a plant-based diet. Now Germany's nutritionists warn that a vegan diet can't provide all a body needs.
Protesters continue to gather at the site of a proposed oil pipeline despite Friday's announcement that the government would pause construction on federally-owned land.
The Chase Sapphire Reserve credit card is so popular that the company ran out of alloy. So for the moment, new customers are getting super trendy metal cards that are made of plastic.
The building was the headquarters of Longaberger baskets but the company is downsizing. Built for $32 million, it's going for $5 million. A lesson in not putting all your eggs in a basket building.