The Air Force has acknowledged a problem with cheating on tests by nuclear missile officers. NPR spoke with eight former officers and seven said that they had participated in some kind of cheating.
Just how did the late Chokwe Lumumba — a revolutionary who still threw up the Black Power salute on occasion — get elected the mayor of a mid-sized American city in the Deep South?
The building, located at or near the corner of Park Ave. and 114th Street, reportedly exploded and collapsed around 9 a.m. At least one person is dead and many injured.
A nine-story apartment building that was under construction went up in flames. Firefighters were able to protect nearby buildings.
The president is expected to tell the Labor Department to change the rules about who is eligible. Critics say that might backfire. Proponents say it would narrow income inequality.
“We cannot launch a military operation in Crimea, as we would expose the eastern border and Ukraine would not be protected,” Oleksandr Turchynov tells Agence France-Presse.
In Rhode Island, the Democratic gubernatorial primaries are disputed by an Italian-American state treasurer, Providence’s first Latino mayor and the grandson of former U.S. Sen. Claiborne Pell.
The search continues, and continues to expand, for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which disappeared Saturday while en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. There were 239 people on board.
Italy detains tens of thousands of illegal immigrants from North Africa and locks them up in harsh conditions. Now it is pushing to revamp the system at home with an eye toward a Europe-wide plan.
Sure, you thought, I can avoid buying health insurance because the tax penalty is just $95. But some people may be on the hook for thousands of dollars more.
New container ships stack their cargo 10 stories high. They’re so wide they won’t fit through the Panama Canal until it’s widened. Companies say this is what they need to survive in the 21st century.
Jon Eisenburg is asking a federal court to slow the pace of the force-feedings. The amount of liquid food given to the detainees causes intense pain, the lawyer says.
Pundits say David Jolly’s victory portends a broader Republican victory during the midterms in November.
The Senate was a chamber divided in reaction to Democrat Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s diatribe against the CIA for allegedly hacking into Senate computers.
When a plane crashes, it can take many months or years to find the black box that provides clues to what happened. Just what are these devices, how do they work, and why can they be so hard to find?