Nicaragua is unique in Central America for its low crime rate as well as how few Nicaraguan migrants make the trip north to the U.S. Why is Nicaragua bucking the regional trends?
The reporter asks the nurse what the hospital needs. The nurse says, "If you don't help me, why do you ask me." Welcome to Black Lion, said to be the country's best hospital.
Amid the emotional debate over the surge in unaccompanied minors from Central America, some migrants will be given refugee status while others can try for asylum.
The airline saw research suggesting staring at adorable animals lowers your heart rate. Which explains their new entertainment channel: Paws and Relax, featuring shows like America's Cutest Dog.
Colorado's governor expected to take in $100 million. In the fiscal year that just ended, the marijuana tax brought in $12 million. Many smokers buy medical marijuana which is taxed at a lower rate.
Liberia is now the nation reporting the highest number of new cases in the region. It was also a traveler from Liberia who last month carried the Ebola virus to Nigeria and sparked the outbreak there.
Steve Inskeep and David Greene have the Last Word in business.
Germany has lowered its early retirement age by two years. The move fulfills a government promise, but critics say it makes no sense in a country facing a shortage of trained workers.
The racing world is still in shock after NASCAR driver Tony Stewart struck and killed a 20-year-old driver during a dirt track race over the weekend. David Greene talks to Nate Ryan, a reporter with "USA Today," about some of the aspects of motor racing culture that led to the accident.
Award-winning actress Lauren Bacall has died at the age of 89. She was Humphrey Bogart's partner on and off the screen. She was nominated for an Academy Award, won two Tony Awards and received an honorary Oscar in 2009.
Tensions remain high in a suburb of St. Louis after the weekend shooting death of an unarmed black teenager. The shooting of Michael Brown has again sparked a national outrage over the treatment of black males by police. Civil Rights activists and religious leaders are calling for calm and a swift investigation that includes the identification of the police officer who shot Brown.
Business is booming in North Dakota's Bakken Shale oilfields. More than half of that oil leaves by train or truck, but companies are working on pipelines. And one proposed pipeline would cut across the state of Iowa.
A trio of baby pandas, born in late July, have survived their first two weeks. They're in good health, despite their mother's bout with exhaustion, leaving them in the care of human handlers in those critical first days.
As part of our youth unemployment series, Rory O'Sullivan, deputy director of Young Invincibles, talks to David Greene about career prospects for people graduating from high school.
Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is officially the new owner of the Los Angeles Clippers. A California court confirmed Shelly Sterling's authority to sell the team for a record $2 billion.
When a woman at work experiences breast cancer, does that make her colleagues more likely to get mammograms and be proactive about their own health?
Germany has lowered its retirement age to 63. The move fulfills a government promise, but critics say it makes no sense in a country facing an aging population and a shortage of trained workers.
Voters in Alaska will decide next week whether to repeal a major oil industry tax cut. With no sales or income tax, the state gets nearly all its revenue from taxing oil production.
Russian trucks are carrying aid for those caught in a battle between Ukraine's army and pro-Russia separatists. Steve Inskeep talks to Michael Birnbaum, Moscow bureau chief for The Washington Post.
Militants from the extremist group known as the Islamic State have trapped thousands of Yazidis on Iraq's Mt. Sinjar. Telegraph reporter Jonathan Krohn tells David Greene about their plight.