Pope Francis has opened an assembly of bishops to talk about issues facing families — such as marriage, divorce and contraception. He reiterated that the Catholic church opposes same-sex marriage.
A week of Nobel Prize announcements begins Monday when the 2015 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine is revealed. The announcement will be made in Stockholm, Sweden, after 5:30 a.m. ET.
At a gun show in Oregon, buyers and sellers talk about gun laws following last week's shooting at a community college. Some gun owners say the attack shouldn't be used as a reason to pass more laws.
Lacey Scroggins, 18, was in class in Roseburg, Ore., when a gunman burst in and started shooting. Scroggins' father tells how Lacey survived, and how one of the victims may have saved her life.
David Greene talks to Konstantin von Eggert, a Russian journalist and political commentator, about Russia's actions in Syria and what President Putin hopes to gain with airstrikes in the Middle East.
In a televised interview on Sunday, Syrian President Bashar Assad said Russia's air campaign against "terrorists" must succeed. It was his first comments since the campaign was launched last week.
John Boehner's announcement that he is stepping down is forcing the Republican Party into a contest that is pitting its establishment against a new breed of GOP politician.
Singer Patti Smith's latest book is a poetic, free flowing memoir called M Train. In 2010, her memoir Just Kids — about her relationship with Robert Mapplethorpe — won the National Book Award.
Rep. Jason Chaffetz announced he's running to succeed John Bohner as speaker of the House. Chaffetz, a Republican from Utah, takes on the party's No. 2 Kevin McCarthy.
In Part One of a new series on immigrant families, we examine the experience of Mark Keam, a Korean-American who is the only Asian immigrant elected to the Virginia legislature.
South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley says her state is experiencing record flooding. A state of emergency has been declare there by President Obama.
Over the weekend in Kunduz, 22 people were killed in an airstrike that hit a hospital run by Doctors without Borders. Renee Montagne talks to Ted Callahan, a western security adviser in Afghanistan.
The Supreme Court returns Monday for its new session, with cases pending that could limit access to abortion, restrict unionizing among public employees and alter voter participation.
It's hard to predict how quickly a woman's fertility will decline and if she'll be a good candidate for egg freezing. But doctors try to figure that out with something called an ovarian reserve test.
The Labor Department says employers added 142,000 jobs last month, and hiring in July and August was revised lower. The jobless rate remained 5.1 percent as more Americans stopped looking for work.
The Vatican says Francis did not ask for a meeting with Kim Davis, who was jailed for refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, and should not be seen as supporting Davis' stance.
There are few shows in comedy with the influence of Saturday Night Live, and few producers with the influence of SNL creator Lorne Michaels. The latest season premieres this weekend.
Airport authorities found scorpions in Paris and confusion in Denver.
One trick is a device that puts a tennis ball on top of a smartphone.
A rural Oregon community tries to make sense of a mass shooting that left 10 dead at a community college.