After years of virtual stalemate, the Syrian government has made its largest advance into rebel-held areas of the city of Aleppo. It changes the map in the Syrian civil war.
Little is known about the suspect in Monday's attack on the campus of Ohio State University that injured 11. The suspect, shot and killed by police, was a practicing Muslim.
The order, issued Monday, is effective immediately and will stay in place indefinitely. The state "won't be using law enforcement or the national guard to enforce the order," an official said.
After Fidel Castro died last week, many Cuban-Americans gathered at Miami's Versailles Restaurant. For more than 40 years, it's been the heart of the Cuban exile community.
David Greene talks to journalist Pablo Medina Uribe about the crash that killed 76 people. There were five survivors. The plane had taken off from Boliva and was on its way to Medellin.
Dyslexia is the most common learning disability in the U.S. Scientists are exploring how human brains learn to read, and are discovering new ways that brains with dyslexia can learn to cope.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-MN, talks to Steve Inskeep about the party's approach to the next Republican-controlled Congress. She says there will be major reasons for them to be an emergency brake.
Today is "Giving Tuesday." Is it time to rethink how you make your donation decisions?
The remote woods of the Northwest have long been a haven for far-right extremists. After Donald Trump's election, some in communities here worry about extremists entering the mainstream.
At least nine people were reportedly injured in a shooting at the Ohio State University in Columbus. For the latest, Steve Inskeep speaks with reporter Jo Ingles of Ohio Public Radio and Television.
The U.N. Educational, Scientific and Culture Organization meets soon to discuss its list of cultural practices that need safeguarding. Belgium says its beer drinking culture is a great contribution.
To supplement the declining mail business, the state-owned service is offering buddy walks for the elderly. For about $73, customers can order a buddy who will help them walk in slippery conditions.
The Iraqi Army, Kurdish fighters and Shiite militias are all grinding toward the city of Mosul. Civilians are fleeing the city in greater numbers, resigning themselves to spending winter in a tent.
An effort led by Green Party candidate Jill Stein to recount votes is moving ahead in Wisconsin, as Donald Trump's deliberations over who to pick as secretary of state has turned into a public feud.
Castro shaped history, not just in Cuba, but also in South Florida. Most of the 2 million Cuban-Americans are there because they, or relatives, fled the island in the decades Castro was in power.
The fence dramatically reduced the number of crossings. In 2015, as many as 3,000 migrants crossed daily, now only about 30 asylum seekers a day have been officially allowed to enter Hungary.
Longtime Cuban leader Fidel Castro died on Friday. Steve Inskeep talks to Dan Restrepo about his legacy. Restrepo advised President Obama for many years on issues related to Latin America.
Steve Inskeep talks to the BBC's Andrew Harding about his book: The Mayor of Mogadishu. It's a look at Somalia's modern history through the life story of one of its most controversial politicians.
In the conservative party's race for president, Alain Juppé, conceded defeat to Francois Fillon, who will face candidates from the left and the extreme right in the presidential election next May.
Soon after Fidel Castro assumed power in 1959, he visited the U.S. at a time when he was viewed as a potential ally. One of the stops was at Harvard, where he gave a talk and took students' questions.