On Saturday, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was released in a swap for five Guantanamo Bay detainees. Bergdahl's family and his hometown are preparing for the next chapter.
Bowe Bergdahl's release and the prisoner swap that made it possible are raising thorny foreign policy questions, which are being voiced most loudly at this point by congressional Republicans.
When the Democrat from Southern California announced his retirement earlier this year, he opened up a seat that had been occupied for decades. The top-two vote getters will face off in November.
The ex-presidential candidate is on the campaign trail, picking winners in a number of key primaries. He says his goal is to help the GOP have a great 2014, including seizing control of the Senate.
The World Cup starts next week in Brazil. There are reports that the organization governing world soccer — FIFA — apparently has proof that an Asian gambling syndicate fixed World Cup matches in 2010. Steve Inskeep talks toJere Longman, who is one of the reporters investigating the story for "The New York Times."
Japanese-American activist and Malcolm X Ally, Yuri Kochiyama, has died at the age of 93. David Greene and Steve Inskeep have this remembrance.
The proposed Keystone XL pipeline has generated huge controversy, especially in Nebraska, where opposition to transporting crude from the oil sands of Canada has repeatedly delayed a national decision on the project. But even if the pipeline is rejected, it's possible the oil will come anyway — by rail. And that can pose a different set of problems.
On Monday, the Environmental Protection Agency will propose rules to regulate the amount of carbon pollution existing facilities can release.
Steve Inskeep and David Greene have the Last Word in business.
Golf pro Phil Mickelson, investor Carl Icahn and William "Billy" Walters, a Las Vegas sports bettor, are being investigated over allegations of insider trading, according to published reports. The investigation began about three years ago, after Icahn bought a large stake in Clorox company. Well-timed trading around that bid made some investors a lot of money.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a conservative Hindu leader, defied expectations on his first day in office by holding a micro-summit with India's principle rival Muslim Pakistan.
Syrians are set to vote in a presidential elections on Tuesday, which Western observers are calling a farce. David Greene talks to Sam Dagher of "The Wall Street Journal."
BookCon planners knew the event would be filled with panels, author stalking and autograph opps for the Twitter set. What they didn't anticipate was a firestorm over their all white lineup.
The book industry has concluded its annual conference in New York City. Saturday's panel was put together after complaints were voiced that all the participating children's book authors were white.
David Greene talks to reporter Kate Kelly about her new book, The Secret Club that Runs the World: Inside the Fraternity of Commodity Traders.
Chen Guang is now an artist, and since early May, he has been held in police detention after staging a performance that was a comment on attempts to expunge the Tiananmen Square massacre from history.
VA Sec. Eric Shinseki resigned Friday after meeting with President Obama. Obama praised Shinseki, but said the retired general feels that new leadership is needed to address the department's problems.
Addressing a homeless veterans group Friday, Veterans Affairs Sec. Eric Shinseki says he will support a bill that would strengthen his office's ability to hire and fire staff within the VA system.
When some tourists stepped out onto the glass ledge 103 floors up, they heard cracking. An official insists it was just the protective coating that shattered beneath their feet.
The Svoboda party is Ukraine's mainstream nationalist party. But as Europe's far-right parties rise up from the fringes, Svoboda is now the odd man out: anti-Putin and pro-EU.