Contrary to popular stereotypes, Asian-Americans don't achieve academic success just because it's just in their genes. These students perform well because of community resources and teacher support.
Host Michel Martin talks about the top political headlines with Republican strategist Ron Christie and 'Political Junkie' host Ken Rudin.
The vote is illegitimate, Ukraine's leaders in Kiev and Western governments say. Separatist leaders say Sunday's referendum shows strong support for secession; recent surveys tell a different story.
As Hassan Rouhani approaches the first anniversary of his election, the wave of expectations that marked his rise to power has given way to impatience from his supporters and attacks from his critics.
The hilly, rural Ozarks have a history of attracting white supremacists, but the area's strong live and let live ethic has taken a modern turn in an Arkansas town where a large gay community thrives.
These days more and more foods are straddling the line between prepared and unprepared, taxable and nontaxable. And that leaves policymakers with a strange conundrum: what to do about pizza.
After months of tussling with the city council over the smells emitted by his factory, Sriracha maker David Tran says he might expand his business, but the main operation will not relocate.
As many as 5 million Americans have hepatitis C, and new drugs can cure almost all of them. But patients worry they won't get these expensive treatments in time.
Once a drug is approved by the FDA, doctors can use it as they see fit. That can be brilliant or risky, depending on the medication and the patient.
A survey of data shows a marked drop in teenagers reading for pleasure. Researchers are trying to figure out whether the explosion of e-reading and digital diversions is behind the decline.