The bus hit the train near a town in West Texas. Eight inmates and two correctional officers were killed. The bus was transporting inmates from Abilene to El Paso.
New governors and lawmakers will be making difficult policy decisions right out of the gate.
Hear a posthumous pop song by Pop Zeus' Mikey Hodges, an underground musician who died in a December motorcycle crash.
Dieudonne's alleged crime: writing "Je suis Charlie Coulibaly" [I am Charlie Coulibaly]. He was one of 54 people held across the country; none has been linked to the deadly attacks.
The country's attorney general also said that the mayor's wife had been linked to the organized crime group that police say likely murdered the students.
NPR's Michel Martin is headed to Miami, a city transformed by modern immigration, to spotlight accounts of diaspora alongside artists who share stories of their own journeys.
Francis is in Asia on a six-day tour intended to build the Roman Catholic Church's following on a continent that holds 60 percent of the world's population but only 12 percent of Catholics.
Working more than 48 hours a week makes risky drinking more likely, a study of people in 14 countries finds. And that held true for rich and poor, men and women.
A Singapore official said images taken by a remote-controlled vehicle showed parts of the wing and words on the fuselage. Singapore has informed the Indonesian team that is trying to find the plane.
The retro-rocking siblings worked with The Clash's Mick Jones on this brassy kiss-off.
If Romney is serious, and follows through, it will fundamentally change the nature of the GOP primaries next year. And if both he and Jeb Bush run, they become each other's first hurdle.
Miranda July's new novel The First Bad Man defies neat summaries; reviewer Annalisa Quinn calls July "a master of the intimate weirdnesses of human thought," who treats dusty mental corners with care.
South Africa's MTN-Qhubeka received a wildcard from organizers of the world's most prestigious cycling race that begins in July.
Many people who don't have celiac disease have ditched gluten, thinking it will improve their health. That's created more dining options — and more derision — for those with the autoimmune disorder.
Also: International space station astronauts are safe while a potential problem is checked out; Uganda now holds an African rebel leader; and the Razzie nominations are out for the worst in films.