As plans are announced for a new professional football league in Los Angeles, commentator Kevin Blackistone says it is only filling a void that college football should be taking care of.
TV critics from across the country are in Pasadena, Calif., for the Television Critics Association press tour. It's that time when networks, cable companies and streamers present their upcoming shows.
On Friday, Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th president. Columnist and commentator Cokie Roberts, as part of our regular segment #AskCokie, answers questions about inauguration history.
Billionaire Wilbur Ross will testify in front of a Senate committee on Wednesday. Democrats have criticized him as one of the Wall Street elites that Trump is packing into his administration.
Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt has sparked controversy for his denial of climate science and his ties to fossil-fuel interests. Here's what to expect in Wednesday's confirmation hearing.
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Rep. Tom Price goes before a Senate panel for the first time since being picked to head Health and Human Services. Expect sharp questions about Medicare reform, drug prices and his stock portfolio.
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Senate confirmation hearings begin on Tuesday for Betsy DeVos, Donald Trump's pick for education secretary. Steve Inskeep talks to Democratic Sen. Maggie Hassan, who has serious concerns about DeVos.
People in a Swedish town learned that their only maternity ward was closing. The nearest one is more than 60 miles away. Two midwives are offering a training course on delivering a baby in a vehicle.
A shark gave birth last year to 3 baby sharks. She hadn't had contact with a male shark. A British magazine reports some animals that reproduce sexually can occasionally reproduce asexually.
A Turkish official says the suspect confessed after he was arrested on Monday in Istanbul along with four other people. There are indications he was acting on behalf of the Islamic State.
Pittsburgh head coach Mike Tomlin warned his players to keep a low profile on social media in the run-up to Sunday's playoff game. Antonio Brown surreptitiously streamed the speech on Facebook Live.
Ohio is the first state to ban the use of plywood for boarding up abandoned houses. Proponents say clear boarding prevents neighborhood blight. But safety officials say it poses potential hazards.
In the days leading up to the inauguration, President-elect Trump has caused a stir after speaking out about NATO, and engaging in a feud with civil rights leader, Democratic Congressman John Lewis.
A lot has happened since November. Morning Edition will check in with some voters who participated in our Divided States series. First we hear from Annie Ruiz of Florida, who voted for Donald Trump.
David Greene talks to Philippa Kempson, who lives on the Greek island of Lesbos, just off Turkey's coast, and has helped tens of thousands of refugees who've landed on the beach in front of her house.
The FBI has arrested the wife of the Orlando gunman who carried out the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. Noor Salman is expected to be charged in federal court on Tuesday.
Steve Inskeep talks to Jared Bernstein, a former chief economist to Vice President Biden, and Peter Morici, a professor and columnist, about Trump's picks for commerce and treasury secretaries.
Big box retailers and advocates for the poor are teaming up for what could be a fight with congressional Republicans who want to change the corporate tax code. At issue is the border adjustment tax.
Demonstrators who are arriving in Washington to protest the inauguration of Donald Trump will be following a time-honored tradition that includes suffragists and opponents of the Vietnam war.
David Greene talks to Kitty Dukakis and her husband, former Mass. Gov. Michael Dukakis, about their campaign to destigmatize electroshock therapy. She has used it to alleviate severe depression.