Caitlin Moran's semi-autobiographical novel is an earnestly written look at a young woman's self-reinvention. How to Build a Girl tackles class, gender and sexuality with both humor and sincerity.
The Secret Service had originally said Omar Gonzalez was apprehended shortly after he burst through the front door after jumping a fence.
Spain's central government in Madrid had appealed to the court to stop the vote, which had been approved with strong support from Catalonia's parliament and local governments.
The trial of 12 Atlanta educators charged in an alleged cheating conspiracy is under way.
Rachel Martin speaks with Carol Leonnig of The Washington Post, who found that the recent fence jumper at the White House, Omar Gonzalez, got much further into the building than previously reported.
During a speech in front of the General Assembly Gunnar Bragi said the conference would focus on violence against women and would be "unique" because only men and boys are invited.
If the oddsmakers are right, two Los Angeles teams will be the only ones left standing when the World Series begins in late October. But back east, some fans are pulling for a Beltway Series.
A protest on Sunday night in Ferguson, Mo., led to a tense confrontation. Earlier in the weekend, two officers were shot. Police insist the shootings had nothing to do with Michael Brown's death.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi received a rock star's welcome at Madison Square Garden over the weekend. Journalist Mitra Kalita is following his visit and speaks with Rachel Martin.
Thousands of pro-democracy activists continued to occupy Hong Kong's business district on Monday, as protests stretched into a third day.
The new law requires all California colleges and universities to have policies about consent during sex, saying a student needs "affirmative, conscious and voluntary agreement" from their partner.
In the West, we're used to hearing dance music at weddings. In southern Madagascar, guests might hear tsapiky, a regional guitar-band music, at funerals, as well as any other number of ceremonies.
We remember the institution that was the Saturday morning cartoon on network TV. That phenomena came to an end over the weekend, when the CW ended its run of the Vortexx block of shows.
A fire shut down the city's airports on Friday, but the ripple effect is still forcing delays and cancellations. The FAA is also reviewing its contingency and security plans.
The snowball is just crushed ice and syrup. Legal battles have been waged over snowball patents and recipes, and locals understand why — it's because the snowball is worth fighting for.
The new book by Matt Bai explores the political resonance of Gary Hart, whose presidential ambitions were dashed when he revealed he had an affair.
Republican businessman Charlie Baker is beginning to inch ahead of Democrat Martha Coakley. Democrats are increasingly worried that Coakley may stumble and disappoint the party as she did in 2010.
American doctors received at least $1.4 billion in payments from drug companies last year. What did the companies get for their money?
For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try the Pizza Cake, which is a fancy way of saying "a bunch of pizzas stacked on top of each other."
Who are the people who write the words and shape the sound you hear each day? Read about them.