A record number of African migrants have reached Spain over the past few days. More than 1,000 landed on the country's Mediterranean coast in flimsy rafts and boats.
Sayed Kashua had assimilated into Israeli society as much as any Arab could. But last month, the Arab-Israeli writer packed up and left Israel. Steve Inskeep talks to Kashua about what life has been like for Israel's 1.6 million Arabs, and why he felt it was no longer safe for him and his family to stay in Israel.
We hear voices from Ferguson, Mo., a community in distress over the death of Michael Brown who was shot and killed last Saturday by a police officer. The young African-American man was unarmed.
By day, Kevin McClelland 26, works in Illinois for the Peoria Chiefs — a Class A minor league baseball team. But his passion is old-time a cappella music known as barbershop.
A federal appeals court is clearing the way for same-sex marriage in Virginia. Wednesday's ruling is the latest in a string of federal court victories for gay-rights activists.
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.