Obama defied congressional Republicans by announcing a plan that shields up to 5 million immigrants from deportation.
The same man who helped bring a suit against the University of Texas at Austin a few years ago is back, with new cases against Harvard and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
A study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds that 1 in 3 adults drinks excessively. That means eight or more drinks per week for women, and 15 or more drinks a week for men.
President Obama is expected to unveil his long-awaited and controversial executive action on immigration in a prime-time speech on Thursday night. Millions of people could be affected.
After a successful 2014 election season, the nation's GOP governors gathered to talk about policy issues and bask in their victories. But President Obama's immigration plans dominated the discussion.
Listeners are divided by generation over whether host Scott Simon went too far in questioning "America's Dad." Cosby wasn't set up, however, and the charges are too many to ignore.
Defying congressional Republicans, President Obama will defer the deportation of the undocumented parents of U.S. citizens and will also prioritize the deportation of criminals.
An opera nominated for a Latin Grammy explores Mexico's current political climate. It's based on a fictional bandida who continues to inspire fear and admiration along the border.
Nearly a third of us are overweight, and some of the worst rates of obesity are in the developing world. All this corpulence takes a huge economic toll — two trillion dollars a year.
The city of Montgomery, Ala., was sued by a group of people who said they were jailed when they couldn't pay court fines and fees. Now the city has agreed to take steps to help those too poor to pay.
Melissa Block talks with Democratic Congressman Luis Gutierrez of Illinois, chairman of the immigration task force. He says Obama has the legal authority to take executive action on immigration.
Melissa Block talks to Mark Poloncarz, the Erie County Executive, about the snow situation in his area.
The documentary Monk With A Camera follows Nicholas Vreeland, born to New York socialites, who has been a Buddhist monk for decades.
Ana Lily Amirpour's first feature borrows from B-movies, vampire movies, westerns, pulp traditions, and vigilante stories. The vision may not always be coherent, but it's fascinating.
The documentary Pulp: A Film About Life, Death And Supermarkets is not much about any of those things, but it does try to take a closer look at the band's singer-songwriter and the town he left.
The first half of last third of the Hunger Games trilogy — really — dismisses much of the colorful action of the first two films and draws focus to a dangerous propaganda war.
The Simpson-Mazzoli Act was signed into law by President Ronald Reagan 28 years ago this month. Republican presidents Reagan and George H. W. Bush later expanded on it.
A new BBC documentary shines a bright light on the so-called "Fake Sheikh," an infamous British tabloid writer who posed as a Middle Eastern sheikh and enticed people into sometimes illegal behavior.
Several states allow doctors, in certain circumstances, to help terminally ill people end their lives. The emotionally charged issue is at the center of the latest Intelligence Squared U.S. debate.
President Obama will be in Nevada on Friday to talk about executive action for undocumented immigrants.