A U.S. airstrike may have killed the leader of the Somali group al-Shabab, which is linked to al-Qaida. David Greene talks to Natznet Tesfay, of IHS Jane's, which analyzes defense and security issues.
President Obama and other world leaders will be in Wales on Thursday for a NATO summit. The crisis in Ukraine gives this meeting new urgency.
The Minneapolis Police Department is replenishing its ranks after losing several dozen veteran officers to retirement this year. The department is not as racially diverse as the city as a whole.
Naif Khalif Omar, 33-year-old Yazidi, had survived the worst of the violence unleashed by the militants of the Islamic State. In the end, despair, and a self-inflicted gunshot wound, killed him.
Doug Wilkey of Dunedin, Fla., tried to shut down the stand as an illegal business. The Tampa Bay Times reports officials were tipped off that Wilkey may have a home business without a license.
Workers want to tear down a span of the old Bay Bridge from Oakland to San Francisco. Transportation officials say cormorants are nesting on the span, and efforts to shoo them away have failed so far.
A company called WTAS is reviving the defunct accounting firm's name and hoping clients have forgotten its associations with the Enron scandal.
Steve Inskeep and David Greene have the Last Word in business.
This month is the 20th anniversary of the Cuban refugee exodus when 35,000 Cubans fled on rafts to the U.S. There's been a spike this year in Cubans risking their lives on rafts to reach the U.S.
Photographer Julia Leeb traveled to North Korea twice on tourist visas and shares her experience with a book of photos called North Korea: Anonymous Country.
Amid major fighting between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russia separatists, electricity, water and other city services continue. The workers face risks associated with war as well as divided allegiances.
German photojournalist Julia Leeb traveled to North Korea twice on tourist visas. Leeb is sharing her experience with a book of photographs that she took. David Greene talks to Leeb about her trips in 2012 and 2013.
Charles Bowden was an investigative journalist who spent much of his career delving into the world of drug cartels along the U.S.-Mexico border. Bowden died on Saturday after an illness.
U.S. U.N. and Palestinian officials have criticized the decision. The land at the heart of the dispute hugs the line separating the West Bank from Israel and reaches in toward Palestinian villages.
Lauren Tilton is co-director, and Laura Wexler is Primary Investigator of Photogrammar, a Yale University project that has organized and mapped photographs taken for the Farm Security Administration and Office of War Information from 1935 to 1946.
Steve Inskeep talks to a Haras Rafiq, a counter extremism expert about how Jihadi recruiters convince young men in Britain and the U.S. to go and fight for ISIS.
Prime Minister David Cameron said it was abhorrent that British citizens declared their allegiance to groups like ISIS. He said new rules would allow police to seize passports of suspected militants.
Despite the war in eastern Ukraine between government forces and Russian-supported separatists, some aspects of daily life continue. In rebel-held Donetsk, many city services are still functioning.
David Greene talks to Sen. Robert Menendez, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, about the situation in Ukraine. The New Jersey Democrat has just returned from a trip to Ukraine.