Four tropical cyclones have been sweeping through the western Pacific and the Indian Ocean. One slammed into the island nation of Vanuatu. Having four cyclones at once is rare but not unheard of.
As Morning Edition wraps up its series on the role of land and identity in the Israel-Palestine conflict, Steve Inskeep talks to Israeli author Gershom Gorenberg about the history of the settlements.
A Mexican broadcaster has fired one of the country's most prestigious journalists and set off a firestorm over freedom of expression and the press.
Congressional Republicans are expected to unveil their budget proposals this week. David Wessel of the Brookings Institution looks at key differences between the GOP plan and the White House's.
Just in time for St. Patrick's Day, Renee Montagne talks to music commentator Miles Hoffman about 18th century poet Thomas Moore. He's best known for the famed, "Irish Melodies."
The NCAA has selected the teams for the women's basketball championships and, no surprise, UConn is the No. 1 seed. Some say all the other contenders are just playing for second place.
Around 80 children discovered at a Boko Haram camp in Cameroon were being trained as child soldiers. Christopher Fomunyoh of the National Democratic Institute describes efforts to help them.
The Israeli prime minister has warned his party may lose in Tuesday's election. That's despite his recent speech before the U.S. Congress that was expected to give him an advantage.
Hong Yen Chang was admitted to the California Bar posthumously. He was denied the opportunity to practice law more than a century ago under a state law that discriminated against Chinese immigrants.
Congressional Republicans' budget is expected to be released Tuesday, but a federal budget is not really a budget at all.
The Marines are being tested in California's Mojave Desert to see if they have what it takes to serve in infantry units. Injuries in earlier training kept another dozen women from getting that far.
Much of the new building in the territory involves Jewish settlements. The Palestinians now have a new city, but the project has been slowed because until recently Israel did not allow a water hookup.
Traditional country musicians, the kind who never get airplay on mainstream country radio stations, are thriving in regional scenes supported by devoted live audiences.
As the Austin, Texas, music festival enters its 28th year, concerns continue over corporate branding and security.
Public passion is all well and good, but it will take more than big talk to get to Mars by 2025, space specialists say. Even several rockets-worth of cash won't easily solve the technical challenges.