Seventy years ago Thursday, the U.S. dropped an atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima. To mark the anniversary, Melissa Block and Audie Cornish read from journalist John Hershey's interviews with the city's survivors in 1946.
Some California farmers are turning to more profitable crops — like pistachios and almonds — in order to fund the drilling of deeper wells to cope with the long drought. Those crops, however, are some of the thirstiest around.
The vast majority of Democratic voters believe that something needs to be done to combat climate change. So, the party's presidential candidates have been racing to tout their environmental plans — and to court environmentalist megadonor Tom Steyer.
Egypt has opened a major extension of the Suez Canal, doubling the number of ships that can pass through it. As the shortest route between Asia and Europe, the canal is most lucrative route in the shipping industry.
Oil and gas are part of the Texas' DNA. But a proposal to build a natural gas pipeline in far West Texas has roiled residents and galvanized deep community opposition.
The first official GOP presidential debate is Thursday night in Cleveland. The top 10 candidates — according to an average of five recent national polls — will be on stage. And the seven other candidates will participate in a forum before the debate.
The region faces a question when it comes to its governing body: Is it better to have partial democracy, or to reject it and keep striving for a fully democratic government? The decision was thrown into stark relief with a recent offer from China's central government, and it has Hong Kong residents deeply divided.
Roads in Michigan are riddled with potholes. So, the Hamtramck Guerrilla Road Repair crew didn't wait for the government. The group bought tools and got to work on their neighborhood's worst block.
With her first album, the British singer-songwriter gained fans and famous friends. Her second record, Blood, is infused with more intensity.
The investigative agency said that a main metering jet had worked its way loose, allowing too much fuel to enter the carburetor and choking off power.
Leana Wen, Baltimore's new health commissioner, is trying to apply public health approaches to ameliorate the city's deep-seated problems with poverty, violence and disease.
The prolific musician joins Alt.Latino to discuss her life and times with Tijuana No! and Julieta Venegas, as well as her solo career.
In a nod to its roots, the alt-rock quartet is looking for college or high-school bands to open their national tour this fall.
The top 10 candidates, as determined by Fox, take the stage together for the first time at 9 p.m. ET. The other seven debate earlier, at 5 p.m. ET.