Last week, a National Labor Relations Board ruling gave football players at Northwestern University the right to unionize. Northwestern is challenging the decision. The NCAA supports the appeal.
The U.S. Supreme Court has struck down limits on how much a single individual can give in total to candidates and parties. The ruling could give wealthy donors even more influence in elections.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday took out a major pillar of campaign finance limits. The justices ruled a donor may give the maximum amount to as many federal candidates or committees as they wish.
Military officials say a soldier opened fire at the base killing three people before taking his own life. A senior officer says the shooter was being assessed for post-traumatic stress disorder.
By a 5-4 vote, the justices eliminated the cap on the total amount donors can contribute in an election cycle. The aggregate limit had been $123,000.
In the Afghan capital Kabul, a suicide bomber wearing a police uniform walked up to a checkpoint outside the headquarters of the Interior Ministry and killed several members of the national police.
It looked like two players in the Federal Hockey League were going to fight. Instead, they hugged and pulled out a beer. Cool stunt, except for the league suspended them.
It was such an odd day of news on Tuesday that people wrote asking which of our stories was the April Fool's joke? Hint: It was the one about the cat.
Taiwanese students have demonstrated against a trade agreement between Taiwan and China. The protesters see the pact as another step toward economic absorption into mainland China.
Morning Edition's Renee Montagne, who's reporting from Afghanistan, talks to New York Times reporter Carlotta Gall about her new book, The Wrong Enemy: America in Afghanistan: 2001-2014.
NATO is scaling back cooperation with Russia to punish it for its annexation of Ukraine's Crimean peninsula. While the rhetoric is tough, Secretary Kerry is keeping the door open for negotiations.
Thirty-seven percent of New Yorkers faced severe material hardship last year, but the city's official poverty rate is only 21 percent. Researchers are trying to find a better way to measure poverty.
Liberal Democrats and conservative Republicans both can find a lot to love in House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan's latest budget proposal. With big cuts to social programs and tax cuts skewed toward the wealthy, the plan plays into campaign themes for both sides.
David Greene and Steve Inskeep have the Last Word in business.
It has been nearly two months since a metal stormwater pipe ruptured near the Dan River in North Carolina. As much as 39,000 tons of potentially toxic carbon byproduct poured into the river. A federal criminal investigation was launched into the relationship between the nation's largest electricity provider Duke Energy and a state environmental agency.
Six months after a disastrous rollout, more than 7 million people had signed up for health insurance on the federal and state exchanges when the deadline passed on Monday.
Archaeologists in St. Louis say they have uncovered the first evidence of a French settlement from 250 yeas ago. The findings will help shed light on how settlers lived in the city back then.
GM CEO Mary Barra and the head of the National Transportation Safety Administration testified on Capitol Hill about why it took so long to fix an ignition switch linked to at least 13 deaths.
The sports commentator renders his verdict on the recent National Labor Relations Board ruling that Northwestern University's football players are employees and have the right to unionize.