The Departments of Justice and Interior have announced a proposed settlement with Native American tribes. It involves claims that the federal government contracted with tribes to run programs but failed to pay for all the services rendered.
Lawmakers in the House on Friday will be voting on two controversial measures aimed at satisfying conservative Republicans in an uproar about sting videos alleging Planned Parenthood harvests and shares aborted fetal tissue. The Planned Parenthood issue is holding up spending bills — and that could lead to a government shutdown.
Slovakia has been outspoken in its opposition to mandatory migrant quotas proposed by the European Union. The government has said it would accept some Syrian migrants, but only if they were Christian. Renee Montagne talks to Slovakia's Foreign Minister Miroslav Lajcak.
Film critic Kenneth Turan talks to Renee Montagne about the new movie, "Black Mass." It's based on the life of Whitey Bulger, the notorious South Boston organized crime boss.
The Fed left interest rates unchanged — citing actions abroad that could have a negative effect on U.S. growth. A majority of policymakers predict a hike in interest rates by the end of this year.
Much of the attention during the European migrant crisis has focused on the plight of refugees from Syria, but there are many thousands of other migrants who now feel forgotten.
Croatia said it would accept migrants turned away from Hungary, and then said it did not have the capacity. Renee Montagne talks to Maximilian Popp, an editor with the German magazine Der Spiegel.
Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl watched as Army prosecutors ask a judge to move ahead with court martial proceedings. Bergdahl went missing from his base in Afghanistan and was captured by the Taliban.
Research on fruit flies with different types of insomnia has revealed the same brain pathways that interfere with sleep in people. The result may be better sleeping pills that don't leave you groggy.
In her 20s, Glenda Elliott fell in love with a woman, well before the modern gay rights movement. Now 75, Elliott looks back on a shared love that couldn't be — and that she's cherished all her life.
A labor dispute at the Port of Portland has brought container shipping from there to a halt. That means lentil and chickpea farmers are having a difficult time getting their crop to foreign markets.
If you watch football this weekend, you'll see lots of ads for daily fantasy sports websites. They let fans to bet real money on the performance of players, but aren't considered gambling operations.
Eli and Edythe Broad have been buying works for more than 40 years. They wanted a permanent home for their art — so they've established a museum where anyone can see it for free.
The state banned cohabitation in 1868. Lawmakers want to repeal the widely ignored statute because it discriminates against heterosexual couples. Same-sex couples have no problem.
In the GOP debate, there was time for one more question: If elected, what would be your secret service code name? Among the answers, Florida's Marco Rubio chose Gator and Donald Trump picked Humble.
Now that Hungary has closed its border with Serbia to migrants, a great pivot to the west is underway. Thousands of people are heading for Serbia's border with Croatia, which like Hungary is a member of the European Union — but unlike Hungary is wide open to migrants.
Our Planet Money podcast team explains why a Hollywood director's new movie might be better. because it was made on a micro-budget.
Eleven Republican candidates took the stage Wednesday night for the main debate. Earlier, four candidates with lower poll ratings debated.
When a debate ends, the the chaotic mob scene of the spin room begins. At presidential debates, including Wednesday night's, candidates' proxies cheer and take swipes at candidates' performances.
For the first time, the triathlon will be an event at the Paralympics in Rio. Iraq veteran Melissa Stockwell is the face of the effort but she's still got to make the U.S. team by winning nationals.