Members of pro-Russian forces and Ukraine’s military have avoided violence in what’s widely seen as a dangerous and uncertain situation. Diplomats are still working to find a possible solution.
American job training programs are failing to turn out enough skilled workers to fill job openings in the U.S. That’s puzzling to some Europeans, who have a different system for training workers.
Many young people feel they can’t afford health insurance. A professor in Houston is trying to educate students about subsidies that could help — and the penalties if they don’t sign up now.
EU countries are threatening punitive economic measures against Russia for its involvement in Crimea. But longstanding ties between Russia and the EU could make sanctions a double-edged sword.
The crisis in Ukraine stems from a generational divide, according to Julia Ioffe, senior editor at The New Republic. She tells NPR’s Scott Simon that Russia’s Vladimir Putin has plans for Ukraine.
One of the cities bidding to host the 2016 Republican National Convention is Las Vegas. But Nevada’s laws allowing prostitution could present a roadblock for such an effort.
A Malaysian Airlines flight went off the radar on its flight from Kuala Lampur to Beijing with 239 people on board. Three Americans were on board, including an infant.
New tensions are flaring between Russian and Ukraine, as Russia signaled that it was prepared to annex Crimea. NPR’s Scott Simon speaks with New York Times reporter Steven Erlanger.
The mayor of a small Spanish town cleaned out supermarkets to give food to the hungry and draw attention to their economic plight. But now he’s facing a potential jail stint.
In his new book Ezekiel Emanuel explains “how the Affordable Care Act will improve our terribly complex, blatantly unjust, outrageously expensive, grossly inefficient, error prone system.”
The passenger jet departed Kuala Lumpur and was scheduled to land in Beijing. But two hours into the flight, contact was lost. The Boeing 777 aircraft was carrying 227 passengers and 12 crew members.
Same-sex marriage and the National Security Agency’s data gathering are two issues that show the wide divide between conservatives and libertarians.
The judge said the FAA couldn’t use a rule designed for aircrafts to regulate model aircrafts. The FAA said it would appeal the ruling.
A Russian military truck reportedly smashed through the gate of the base in Sevastopol, the port city that houses Russia’s Black Sea fleet.
An independent panel had recommended the restrictions, but the agency refused saying it would put Border Patrols in danger. The chief of the agency said the new policy aims to make agents safer.