The terrorist attacks in Paris have led many to cancel plans to visit or study in the city. Local business owners hope it's only a temporary blip.
The Pew Research Center has data showing that trust in government remains at historically low levels. Yet, majorities also say they want the U.S. government to play a major role in fighting terrorism.
The mayor Of Prospect Park is speaking out against Gov. Chris Christie's plans to block Syrian refugees from resettling in the state. Steve Inskeep talks to Mohamed Khairullah, a Syrian American.
Justice Department lawyers are in Minneapolis where demonstrations over the police killing of a young African-American man have entered a second week. They're conducting a civil rights investigation, and are expected to discuss the possible release of video that may show the shooting.
With four major terrorist events in the past month, the Obama administration is under increasing pressure to bring more U.S. military might into the fight against ISIS and other terror organizations.
The Mark Twain Prize for American Humor went to comedian Eddie Murphy this year. Monday night, PBS will air Murphy's first jokes for an audience in 28 years, delivered during his acceptance speech.
President-elect Mauricio Macri says it's a new era for Argentina. Those who voted against him worry he will take them back to the years of financial crisis.
Explosions on tower pylons in Ukraine knocked out power to much of Crimea. Crimea receives most of its power from Ukraine. The incident highlights the volatile atmosphere between Russia and Ukraine.
U.S. agencies say they'll continue to welcome refugees from all over the world, including Syria and Iraq. There are nine major resettlement agencies that work closely with the State Department.
Concern about a terrorist attack continues in Brussels where authorities have launched a series of security sweeps aimed at heading off what authorities call "a serious and imminent" terrorist threat.
Once a kid with polio from Tel Aviv who hated practicing his instrument, the master violinist says he's still learning, even as he prepares to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
Yazidis who refused to flee after ISIS took their villages survived on wild plants and tomato paste through a bitterly cold winter on the slopes of a mountain they consider miraculous.
This Thursday, people all over the country will sit around the dinner table discussing what they're thankful for. And being grateful may also reduce the risk of heart disease.
President-elect Mauricio Macri's promises resonated with voters, carrying him to a historic win that ended 12 years of often-conflictive rule by President Cristina Fernandez and her late husband.
Hundreds of people were gathered at a New Orleans playground for a block party and music video shoot when two groups in the crowd opened fire on each other, police said.
In the Black Sea city of Trabzon, old market streets still ring out with the sound of coppersmiths hammering their wares. But this age-old art is fading, as more customers now favor modern cookware.
Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston says he'll sue if the network airs the controversial documentary The Hunting Ground, which features assault allegations against him. It airs Sunday night.
Syrians have been putting down roots in Allentown, Pa., for a century. The city's mayor is happy to have Syrian refugees fleeing the current conflict join his community — but not all residents agree.
When the post-Thanksgiving dinner board games come out, one Word You'll Hear could be: Pandemic Legacy. That's a hot new board game where players team up to contain epidemics worldwide. Designer Rob Daviau talks about why Pandemic Legacy has become so popular since its October release.
Argentines voted Sunday in what they are calling the vote of the generation. This is Argentina's first run-off presidential election between two well-known candidates.