A Massachusetts woman heard a loud bang in her house and called police, thinking it was a home invasion. They found a duck which had come through the chimney and flown into a ceiling.
Academics asked 2,000 Americans to find Ukraine on a world map. Most could not. Most did put it in Europe or Asia, but some put Ukraine in Alaska, Brazil or Utah.
David Greene to Julia Sweig, a Council on Foreign Relations Senior Fellow, about revelations the USAID created and ran a now-defunct Cuban Twitter communications network from 2010 to 2012.
The United States is trying to learn more about China's military and its cyber capabilities. But the U.S. is trying an unusual approach. It is revealing more about what America's cyber forces can do, so that China might reveal something too.
Connecticut has won its second men's NCAA basketball title in four years. Senior Shabazz Napier scored 22 points. The Huskies beat the Kentucky Wildcats 60-54 Monday night in Arlington, Texas.
A special concert this weekend will commemorate Marian Anderson's historic performance on Easter Sunday 1939. Anderson was denied the right to sing at Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C. because she was black. Instead, she sang outdoors at the Lincoln Memorial. Soprano Alyson Cambridge will be among those performing at the concert honoring Anderson.
One of the oldest art museums in America will soon cease to exist. It's not going away but the venerable Corcoran Gallery in the nation's capitol will soon be taken over by a university and another gallery. The Corcoran Gallery is cherished by many but has been in financial trouble for years.
It's been one month since Malaysian Air flight 370 vanished with 239 people aboard. Even after combing thousands of miles of ocean for wreckage, the jetliner's disappearance remains largely a mystery. We review the few facts we have in the case, and what they tell us about what might have happened.
Steve Inskeep and David Greene have the Last Word in business.
The Corcoran Gallery of Art and its college in Washington, D.C., will be taken over by a university and another gallery. The Corcoran is cherished by many but has had years of financial trouble.
David Greene talks to David Wessel, of the Brookings Institution and a contributor to The Wall Street Journal, about the Earned Income Tax Credit. It's one of the government's anti-poverty programs.
The nation's airlines are running late more often and losing more suitcases. But passengers are complaining less, that's boosted airline quality ratings to their highest level ever.
Twenty years ago, nearly a million members of the Tutsi minority were slaughtered by extremist members from the Hutu majority. Steve Inskeep talks to Rwanda's Foreign Minister Louise Mushikiwabo.
The Environmental Protection Agency and state Department of Ecology have moved in to monitor water pollution and hazardous materials. Residents living in the area have expressed concerns.
State Sen. Leland Yee, who's been indicted in a FBI probe, doesn't represent Chinatown. But the scandal fits neatly into a caricature of Chinatown, says Sue Lee of the Chinese Historical Society.
Democratic state Senator Leland Yee is scheduled to appear in court Tuesday to hear the eight felony charges filed against him. Steve Inskeep talks to veteran San Francisco writer Tim Redmond.
President Obama signs two executive orders Tuesday morning, designed to encourage federal contractors to pay men and women equally. The move could bring more Democratic-leaning women to the polls.
New drugs are usually tested in animals before they're tested in humans. But many of those studies aren't done carefully enough, analysts say. So time and money is wasted, and treatments delayed.
In New York City, people dressed as superheroes battled villains. Feathers flew in London, Paris, Bucharest and Berlin. In Vienna, one woman described being hit kind of hard in the face.
It wouldn't be a hockey game without a brawl — even if it's a charity match. Video shows police and firefighters throwing punches at each other. The team of cops beat the firefighters 8-5.