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Audie Cornish speaks with Daoud Kuttab, director of Radio al Balad in Amman, Jordan. He talks about how Jordanians are reacting to the death of Jordanian pilot Lt. Muath al-Kasaesbeh.

Law enforcement in Nebraska towns near the Colorado border are reporting a jump in pot-related offenses. Legalization next door, they say, is creating burdensome consequences they never asked for.

It took six days, 16 hours and 38 minutes and an unexpected detour down the California coast. Audie Cornish talks to Troy Bradley about his trans-Pacific journey with Leonid Tiukhtyaev.

Standard & Poor's has agreed to pay more than $1 billion to settle charges that it gave false ratings to mortgage-related securities in the years leading up the financial crisis.

Standard and Poor's is expected to settle a lawsuit brought by the Justice Department over the quality of the firm's ratings during the years before the financial crisis.

Many transportation and delivery companies began adding fuel surcharges when oil prices shot up a few years ago. Now, the cost of oil has plunged — but many of those fuel fees still linger.

The father of a young child who had leukemia has a plea for other parents: Please vaccinate your children, because people with compromised immune systems, including his son, can't be vaccinated.

The Academy Awards are coming this month, and if you're still trying to see all the nominated films, it may be easier to find them in China than in the U.S. — if you don't mind the pirated versions.

The Federal Communications Commission will decide this month whether the Internet should be regulated as a public utility. In speeches, CEOs alternately have predicted a chilling effect or no impact.

The festival has become a launching pad for emerging filmmakers of color who face challenges in historically white, male-dominated Hollywood.

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