President Obama has said the U.S. would not "make Syria into a proxy war between the United States and Russia." Given reports that Russia has bombed U.S.-backed rebels, we wondered, is it already?
Paid family leave has never been a major topic in a presidential election — until now. Here's what got it there.
The great American playwright was born a century ago Sunday. An activist as much as he was a writer, Miller challenged social ills in playscripts — and set a new standard for the citizen-artist.
When a teenage girl in Nepal gets her period, her parents may make her sleep in a shed. But one 15-year-old is trying to break the taboos around menstruation.
The Department of the Interior announced that it is canceling scheduled lease sales of land in the Arctic Ocean. It also won't extend existing leases held by Shell and Statoil.
On today's show: The birth of unions as we know them. It's a story that includes, among other things, bravery, cunning, and auto-part projectiles flung out of giant sling shots.
Federal prosecutors say Wayne Simmons claimed to be retired from a long CIA career and parlayed his bogus credentials into work as an intelligence adviser to senior U.S. military personnel overseas.