Senate Democrats are introducing legislation to override the recent Supreme Court decision on contraceptives. In the Hobby Lobby decision, the court said that many businesses would not have to pay for health insurance that covered contraceptives if they objected on religious grounds. The legislation is unlikely to pass but the Hobby Lobby decision has become a flashpoint on the campaign trail.
President Obama met with Texas Gov. Rick Perry to hear his concerns about the surge of migrant children flooding into his state. Obama says Congress needs to provide the money to deal with the issue.
Renee Montagne and Steve Inskeep have the Last Word in business.
The city council voted not to pay to build flood walls this year. With the Mississippi River expected to crest on Thursday, residents are hoping the walls they've built themselves will hold.
American Airlines is one of the latest carriers to cut back on service. Due its dwindling dollar reserves, Venezuela is balking at paying airlines the hard currency they're owed for ticket sales.
Andrew Tahmooressi maintains he took a wrong turn and mistakenly drove into Tijuana with the guns, which are legally registered in the U.S. The case has inflamed cross border tensions.
Steve Inskeep talks to Eric Olson of the Woodrow Wilson Center and Alfredo Corchado of the Dallas Morning News, who's in Honduras, about what's driving the influx of young migrants.
Nagin has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison. His corruption case involves the trading of city contracts and favors for cash and kickbacks. He left office in 2010 and was indicted in 2013.
From climate change to counterterrorism, an increasing number of issues require China's cooperation. U.S. officials are in Beijing for 2 days of meetings known as the Strategic and Economic Dialogue.
Many processed foods contain cellulose, which is plant fiber that is commonly extracted from wood. It's used to add texture, prevent caking and boost fiber. And it's been around for ages.
Harry Potter is attending the Quidditch World Cup with his family as well as Ron and Hermione. He is in his 30s and has "a couple of threads of silver" in his hair and a mysterious cut on his cheek.
A Japanese worker found the phone and tracked down the American owner. Farmer Kevin Whitney got the phone back that had pictures of his daughter's wedding on it.
There is renewed fighting in Kandahar as the outcome of the Afghan presidential election remains uncertain. And a new U.N. report says civilian casualties are up significantly from a year ago.
Host country Brazil has been eliminated from the World Cup. Germany defeated Brazil 7-1 during their semifinal match.
The Republican party has picked heavily-Democratic Cleveland to host its 2016 convention. The GOP says it was drawn by the city's downtown renaissance, and that they're taking the presidential battleground state of Ohio very seriously.
Steve Inskeep and Renee Montagne have the Last Word in business.
Steve Inskeep talks to White House advisor Cecilia Muñoz about efforts to more quickly process thousands of unaccompanied minors at the U.S.-Mexico border.
A white California Highway Patrol officer has been caught on video beating a homeless African-American woman on the side of a Los Angeles freeway. The highway patrol has started an investigation.
Egypt's government has slashed subsidies on fuel. While economists say the subsidy decrease is necessary to address the deficit, already-suffering middle class and poor Egyptians are furious.