This week, President Obama announced changes to the government policy on Americans abducted abroad. A former FBI hostage negotiator explains what this means for the hostages — and for their families.
As same-sex couples legally marry elsewhere in the country, couples in these two states are facing obstacles. We hear from two Mississippi couples who had hoped to be married on Friday.
The self-declared Islamic State claimed responsibility for Friday’s attack, which killed 38 people at a beach resort in Tunisia. Most of the victims were foreigners, many of them British tourists.
Some opponents of same-sex marriage are vowing to fight on after Friday’s Supreme Court ruling. The battles will likely take place in the lower courts and will involve religious liberty cases.
California lawmakers have decided to tighten the criteria for parents to opt out of vaccinating their children. But some parents resent officials telling them how to care for their children.
The man, identified as a 35-year-old truck driver at the plant, reportedly took a “selfie” with the victim’s body and sent it to an unidentified mobile phone number in Canada.
Mere days ago, militants with the self-declared Islamic State had captured the town for the second time this year.
Germany says that there will be no more negotiations after the Greek premier called for a nationwide referendum on a bailout plan. Meanwhile, fearful Greeks are withdrawing their euros.
Authorities said that they “verbally challenged” Richard Matt, but the escapee was shot when he did not respond. David Sweat, who escaped the prison along with Matt, is still at large.
Prime Minister Habib Essid also said that most of the tourists killed at the Imperial Marhaba Hotel in Sousse were British tourists.
A century-long government assimilation program boarded children from their tribes. Now some former students are turning their old school into a Native American cultural center to play their own music.
The Very Rev. Gary Hall says glass windows in honor of Stonewall Jackson and Robert E. Lee need to go. “We couldn’t with credibility address the race agenda” with the windows in place, he tells NPR.
The isle of Cayo Santiago has been home to at least nine generations of rhesus monkeys since the colony’s founding in 1938. Primatologists here seek clues to primate kinship, cognition and ecology.
The unidentified woman was arrested after she removed the flag, defying demands from State Capitol police to come down from the 30-foot pole.
An award-winning photo captures a friendly encounter between a young child and a painted feline.