In a new book, journalist Jenny Nordberg writes about the bacha posh, young girls who dress up like boys to enjoy the freedoms of being an Afghan male for as long as they can.
The legendary crooner and pop superstar have a natural chemistry on their new collaborative album, which might introduce a new generation of pop fans to the world of jazz.
Turkey's prime minister said that 49 hostages who were seized by Islamic militants in Iraq have been freed and safely returned to Turkey, ending Turkey's most serious hostage crisis.
The 42-year-old got past the front doors Friday night before the Secret Service arrested him. President Obama and his family weren't home at the time.
The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission received hundreds of negative comments about the proposal. Staff of the commissioners deciding on the new regulations have advised against it.
Today on the show, we read our homeowners insurance policy — and get to the bottom of all that fine print that nobody every reads.
Appearing at No. 6, scholar Reza Aslan's Zealot combines biblical and historical sources to probe the life of Jesus of Nazareth.
At No. 14, Dennis Lehane's The Drop follows a woman and a lonely bartender as they encounter the Chechen mafia, stick-up artists and a relentless cop.
Debuting at No. 5, Henry Kissinger's World Order gives a historian's perspective on the idea of order in world affairs.
In Ian McEwan's The Children Act, a judge decides a case involving parents whose faith forbids a life-saving transfusion for their son. It debuts at No. 4.
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Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton addressed the Democrats' Women's Leadership Forum on Friday. But as the 2014 election nears, both parties are vying for women's votes.
Waters rose as high as two and three stories in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. People were trapped. They needed supplies, and #jkfloodrelief came to the rescue.
Comedian Elicia Sanchez gives us the scoop on her themed wedding that allied two unlikely influences: her Mexican heritage and her love of Star Trek.
A year after flooding devastated parts of Colorado, reporter Lesley McClurg checks in with Latino families who were displaced, to see how they are coping with the changes in their lives.
The U.S. is backing a text-messaging program in Cuba called "Piramideo." Cuban officials charge that it's trying to promote anti-Castro protests.
Host Maria Hinojosa talks to two of her producers, Michael Simon Johnson and Marlon Bishop, about what they've learned about being good allies, and working while white in the Latino USA newsroom.
Boston city dwellers become allies to combat a force that is threatening their community: the rising cost of rent.
Reporter Sarah Barrett tells us the story of a rabbi who teams up with Latino workers — who make kosher food — to fight for workers' rights.
In the South Bronx, a group of ex-convicts patrols the streets, trying to steer local kids away from violence.