The play, "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child," is in previews in London. A book version comes out at the end of July and J.K. Rowling hopes theatregoers will keep the plot secret till then.
Renee Montange talks to Paul Ostwalt, editor-in-chief of "The Journal of Interrupted Studies." It's a new academic journal based at Oxford University that will publish works by migrants and refugees whose academic research has been interrupted.
Philadelphia is one of many American cities fighting gun violence. Rather than working to get guns off the street, Black Guns Matter hopes that increasing education will decrease violence.
On Monday, the newspaper chain Tribune Publishing, becomes "tronc" — a company with a futuristic mission built around distribution of "premium verified content." What the heck does that mean?
A new Cold War is brewing in the Arctic as Russia looks north from its remote port of Murmansk at a new era of dominance in a polar region opening up because of melting sea ice.
Renee Montagne talks to British Member of Parliament Kate Hoey of the Labour Party about her stance on leaving the EU, and how the killing of MP Jo Cox may affect this week's referendum.
On a beach resort in southern South Korea, the government sponsors camps each year where kids as young as six are taught about North Koreans, to prepare for a peaceful "reunification" one day.
A generation that survived life-threatening bleeds, the HIV epidemic and Hepatitis C now nears retirement with an illness that can mostly be safely managed at home — for about $250,000 a year.
This presidential election, many workers and employers say political vitriol is carrying over into the workplace — making it a potentially hostile environment.
Citing growing evidence that no amount of lead exposure is safe for kids, the American Academy of Pediatrics has called for tighter regulations on the amount of lead in house dust, water and soil.
Brian Phillips got quite a shock in this kitchen, a lightening strike threw him across the room. Paramedics concluded the rubber soles of his well-worn slippers protected him from electrocution.
Fox News host Bret Baier asked the Dalai Lama if he's ever seen Caddyshack. In that movie, Bill Murray claims to have caddied for the Dalai Lama. The real Tibetan spiritual leader plays badminton.
Some 30,000 troops from 20-plus nations took part in Europe's biggest military exercise since the Soviet Union collapsed. It was meant to send a message to Russia, but critics warn it could backfire.
They may not be lifting weights to get in shape, but eSports players train hard. And they're competing hard at this year's E3 conference for video gamers in Los Angeles. Top prize is $10,000.
The disappearance of 5 political booksellers raises concerns about the rule of law in Hong Kong. The men reappeared saying nothing was wrong. But 1 man has reversed his previous confessions of guilt.
Renee Montagne talks to Lyle Zimmerman, who was attacked in London in 2015 by a self-radicalized young man with a history of mental illness. He attempted to decapitate Zimmerman with a bread knife.
June is Pride month for the LGBT community and several larger cities will hold events over the next two weekends. Some would-be participants are debating whether they'll stay home this year.
In his 8-minute graduation speech, Jack Aiello, mimicked President Obama, Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, Donald Trump and Ted Cruz.
Troops from 24 nations are doing maneuvers as the U.S. prepares to significantly bolster collective defense along Russia's western frontier. Moscow is protesting the show of force on its doorstep.
More than 50 career diplomats in the State Department signed an internal letter protesting Obama administration policy in Syria. Steve Inskeep talks to Maria Abi-Habib of The Wall Street Journal.