When the first pitch is thrown between the Chicago Cubs and the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday, it will mark the start of the 100th professional baseball season at iconic Wrigley Field.
David Letterman has announced he will retire next year, leaving his "Late Show" program as the longest-serving late-night host in network television history. Letterman reshaped late-night TV, succeeding as an edgy outsider more interested in making fun of show business than participating in it.
We all know .com and .edu, but now hundreds of new domain names like .fish and .xyz are available. If all these new domains take off, what will become of .com?
It's Cold Food Day in China — a holiday that commemorates a hermit who 2,600 years ago refused wealth and power. His ruler tried to smoke him out of his mountain hideout, but ended up burning him to a death. In remorse, the ruler ordered the nation to forego fire and cooking for three days.
The monthly unemployment report is out this morning. Analysts think the economy added about 200,000 jobs in March.
The Senate Intelligence Committee has voted to ask the CIA to declassify portions of a committee report detailing the agency's interrogation of terrorism suspects after Sept. 11, 2001. It's the latest in a spat between the spy agency and one of its oversight committees.
Morning Edition co-host Renee Montagne is in Kabul following the leading candidates in Saturday's presidential election. The top-two contenders are: Zalmay Rassoul and Abdullah Abdullah.
Linda Wertheimer and Steve Inskeep have the Last Word in business.
A Ukrainian police medic and a protester have very different views on whether their country should probe who committed crimes during February's violence in Kiev. They are both being treated at an Israeli hospital for gunshot wounds.
With the Crimean peninsula effectively controlled by Russia, Ukrainian defense officials worry about another major Black Sea port, Odessa. The lone Ukrainian battleship not captured by Russia during the Crimea takeover sits at berth in the Odessa harbor, and Ukraine fears that this coastal area with a sizeable Russian minority could be a tempting target for Russian leader Vladimir Putin.
The latest documentary from filmmaker Errol Morris is called The Unknown Known. It is an interview with former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld. Morris also directed Fog of War.
As details emerge about GM's handling of an ignition switch recall, a question is raised again: What is the relationship between regulators and the regulated, and the revolving door between the two?
Since 2007, more Marines from the Twentynine Palms Marine Base in California have died in the U.S. than in the war-torn Middle East. Steve Inskeep talks reporter Brett Kelman of The Desert Sun.
Attention is focused on the mental state of Army Specialist Ivan Lopez, who's accused of killing 3 people and injuring 16 at Fort Hood on Wednesday. A verbal altercation may have lead to the shooting.
The National Civil Rights Museum will reopen this weekend. Its new exhibitions are especially designed to give younger audiences a taste of the original feeling of the movement.
"Nobody from hip hop was supposed to go to Harvard without a degree," says 9th Wonder, a respected producer who's turned out to be a born teacher.
A pizza delivery man in Oregon received a 23 cents tip on a $22 check. He accepted it graciously. The next day he got a thank you note from the bad tippers and a $20 bill.
The state legislature voted to ban the device that heats up a sphere of alcohol, and then you inhale the vapors. Doctors say this is not proven safe.
A new study shows that films featuring prominent female characters profit more than those that don't.
President Obama traveled to Ann Arbor, Michigan, on Wednesday to make his case for raising the federal minimum wage. The Senate could vote on a minimum wage bill as soon as next week. But it is hard to imagine the Republican-controlled House will take it up.