The U.S. State Department, the United Nations and human rights groups say South Korea's controversial National Security Law chokes freedom of expression.
A man shows up in the emergency room with a speedy, irregular heartbeat, but can't say when it first went awry. No problem. The ER doctors just checked the phone records of his fitness tracker.
Transgender people tend to have more mental health problems than the general population, but having supportive parents in childhood may help reduce that risk, a study finds.
Behind every gleaming bathroom or expertly manicured lawn is a person tasked with its upkeep. These workers are the stars of Ramiro Gomez's art — he's a former nanny and the son of Mexican immigrants.
A study of Social Security and tax records says poor people live longer in some cities than others, and it's not clear why.
As a way to encourage communication between people from different countries, Sweden invited people from all over the world to call a number which would connect them to random Swede.
The line, made famous by Groucho Marx, dates to Vaudeville. Peoria was a good test — crowds were known for being hard to please. Morning Edition broadcasts live on Friday from Peoria.
As part of Morning Editions new election-year series, "The View From Here," David Greene visits Peoria, Illinois, home to the Caterpillar — one of the world's largest heavy machinery manufacturers.
Morning Edition's election series, The View From Here, continues with a visit to Washington, Illinois. David Greene talks to voters there about their experiences surviving and rebuilding after a devastating 2013 tornado.
The Vatican on Friday is scheduled to release a long-awaited document, entitled "The Joy of Love." Steve Inskeep talks to Joshua McElwee of the National Catholic Reporter.
The Panama Papers data leak revealed how millionaires and others may be hiding assets in shell companies around the world. Wyoming's secretary of state says 24 of the businesses mentioned in the Papers are registered there. The state's laws make it an easy tax haven.
David Greene visit Englewood, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago earlier this week. The community has one of city's highest murder rates, and the way police in Chicago confront crime has been controversial
The Saudi-led coalition battling Shiite rebels dropped bombs on a market in northwest Yemen. Steve Inskeep talks to Sarah Leah Whitson of Human Rights Watch about U.S. involvement in the war in Yemen.
As part of a new election series, we visit Thomson, home to a maximum security prison that has been virtually unused since it opened 16 years ago. The state failed to provide a budget to operate it.
One of the most powerful and controversial jobs is head of the Federal Reserve. What the Fed chair does has an impact not just in the United States but around the world.
Suppose there were a new kind of gun that might reduce accidental shootings. Such a smart gun exists, but you can't buy one in the U.S. Surprisingly, there's a lot of opposition to smart guns.
Morning Edition begins a new election year series called: "The View From Here." We'll be listening to voters across the country, discovering: how where you live defines what you need from your government. David Greene visits Thomson, Illinois, home to a maximum security prison that has been virtually unused since it opened 16 years ago.
The focus of the presidential contest has moved to New York, a state where both Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton can claim roots. The two Democratic candidates have traded in their rather gentle jabs for sniping over who's qualified to be president.
Clarence "Fancy Clancy" Haskett has been selling beer and snacks at Baltimore Orioles games so long, he's made vending an art form. "My mindset is I'm a professional athlete," he says.
Defending his 1994 crime bill to a protester, Clinton said: "You are defending the people who kill the lives you say matter."