Spokesman John Kirby still insists that the $400 million was “leverage,” not ransom for the Iranian Americans released in January — though the payment was withheld until the prisoners were freed.
Rising sea levels have eroded Shishmaref for many years. Now, the Inupiat Eskimo village has voted to move. One resident told NPR that it’s a matter of protecting their unique community.
A new study from Pew found that while people of color regularly see and share content on social media about race, white people rarely do.
Gunnar Bentz and Jack Conger have now been released, U.S. officials say — but the pair are going to keep talking with police in Rio.
They’ll be on the road by 2021, the company says, and will build on automation already available for help with parking and avoiding traffic. The vehicles could be used for ride sharing, Uber-style.
Victims of the July 11 attack are coming forward with details. They say the international community is not doing enough to hold South Sudan to account.
Insurers have released the latest lists of prescription drugs they won’t cover in 2017. Express Scripts is excluding 85 drugs and CVS Caremark, 131. Some drugs for diabetes and asthma are out.
On Sunday morning Emily Underhill and her family had to evacuate their home in Baton Rouge because of flooding.
NPR gives the latest on the riots and protests that erupted in Milwaukee after police shot and killed a man late Saturday night.
Thousands of Palestinians and Israelis have been injured over the last decade, even during the times there isn’t an all-out war between the two sides. The effects ripple through their communities.
Chef and author Barton Seaver, director of the Sustainable Seafood and Health Initiative at Harvard University, talks about sustainable seafood and the promise of farmed fish and aquaculture.
Last week the Venezuelan government reopened its border with Colombia for the first time in over a year, allowing Venezuelans to cross in search of supplies. The AP’s Hannah Dreier has an update.
In a summer with not so great films, features columnist Kristen Page-Kirby with The Washington Post‘s Express says the standouts have all been movies for kids.
Americans love shrimp, but stories about slave labor and environmental issues have raised concerns about the way shrimp is currently produced. One man in New York is trying a new method — indoors.
Known as Patient H.M. to the medical community, Henry Molaison was lobotomized — and lost his ability to create memories in the process. His story is one of tragedy and scientific breakthrough.