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Daniel Ortega is not the bombastic revolutionary of years past. He's toned down the rhetoric and his wife runs day-to-day operations. Critics say it's not unlike the regime he toppled 30 years ago.

Attorney General Eric Holder tells NPR's Carrie Johnson that he's sorry his parents couldn't see Obama's tribute to him on Thursday — and that his greatest regret hit home on a visit to Newtown.

New businesses in Detroit are helping revitalize the economy. One of those new businesses is the Social Club Grooming Company, a barbershop/salon that promotes sustainability.

President Obama did not seek permission from Congress to launch airstrikes last week. Legal experts and some lawmakers question how valid his claims for action are.

Russia's parliament, the Duma, approved a bill on Friday that would limit foreign ownership of Russian media to less than 20 percent.

Currently, there are about 100 refugees live in Afghanistan. But the country has no asylum laws, and the refugees are fighting for legal status or resettlement elsewhere.

El Hierro, the most remote of Spain's Canary Islands, used to import thousands of tons of diesel each year. Now a new power plant will let the island run entirely on renewable energy.

Last month, ISIS terrorized a village, slaughtering the men and kidnapping the young women to force into marriages. On young woman's sisters gave her the courage to escape.

In Detroit, Cody High School's football team was always the visitor. On Friday, they dedicated their new field with a game that honored its name.

The dissident Chinese artist uses San Francisco's former island prison to contrast themes of freedom and restriction.




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