A much-publicized study suggesting door-to-door canvassing could change opinions about same-sex marriage has been discredited. The co-author of the study has asked Science to retract its article.
The so-called Islamic State captured two strategic cities recently: Ramadi, Iraq, and Palmyra, Syria. NPR’s Rachel Martin speaks to Vali Nasr of Johns Hopkins about the U.S. strategy toward ISIS.
In Cleveland, residents, protesters and pastors are expressing disappointment following a judge’s verdict Saturday acquitting a police officer in the 2012 fatal shooting of two black men.
Workers continue to clean the coastline near Santa Barbara, where some 105,000 gallons of crude oil were spilled. Several pelicans, both dead and alive, have been found soaked in oil.
Cleveland residents are on edge after a white police officer was found not guilty in the 2012 shooting deaths of an unarmed black driver and his passenger. The shooting ended a high-speed car chase.
The ceremony for Oscar Romero — who was gunned down during mass in the capital, San Salvador, in 1980 — is the last step before being declared a saint by the Vatican.
In the communication that The Guardian says it received accidentally from the Bank of England, officials outlined details of the plan known as “Operation Bookend.”
The verdicts for Officer Michael Brelo came on allegations of voluntary manslaughter and lesser charges, stemming from a 2012 police shooting of an unarmed couple.
Michael Brelo was one of 13 officers involved in the incident that included 137 shots and killed Timothy Russell and Malissa Williams after a high-speed car chase.
The former secretary of defense says that even stepping up the rules of engagement for U.S. troops in Iraq might not keep ISIS in check. “There’s no certainty about any of this,” he says.
At least 43 people were killed in what is being described as the worst gun battle with drug gangs in recent memory.
Bikers claim that many who were arrested in the Waco, Texas, brawl last week were simply in the wrong place at the wrong time. But police say the bikers were “known criminal gang members.”
Yet another English monarch might be buried underneath an English parking lot. Scott Simon has more.
The recall of Takata airbags this week was the largest automotive recall in U.S. history. NPR’s Scott Simon talks to correspondent Sonari Glinton about how and when companies announce a recall.
Results are coming in from Ireland’s vote on same-sex marriage. It’s not just a referendum on gay rights; it’s also a litmus test for how much this socially conservative country has changed recently.