Over the past 15 years, 1,832 American servicemen and -women have been killed in action in Afghanistan. How do the U.S. forces posted there mark Memorial Day, and how is the conflict going overall?
The move could give the little-known Party more visibility in a year when many voters say they’re open to new options. Gary Johnson of New Mexico and William Weld of Massachusetts will top the ticket.
Steve Inskeep speaks with Tim Arango of the New York Times about Iraqi forces’ latest operation against Islamic State fighters and the nature of U.S. and Iranian involvement in the offensive.
Fallout continues from the standoff between the Republican governor and Democrats — focused heavily on the future of unions. And Tuesday is a key deadline to see if a resolution can be reached.
Ailsa Chang talks to Associated Press reporter Scott Mayerowitz about the shortage of Transportation Security Administration screeners and resulting airport wait times.
Today marked the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500. We get the sounds from today’s historic race, won by rookie driver Alexander Rossi.
The Libertarian nominee for president criticizes both the Democrats and Republicans and argues that if he is included in debates and national polls he could bring in a significant portion of votes.
As he prepares for a conference on implementing clean energy to combat climate change, energy secretary Ernest Moniz says he’s confident the Obama administration’s commitments will remain in place.
Heather Shumaker and Stephanie Land are two parenting writers with different ideas about how class and conventional wisdom shape the modern view of parenting.
The presumptive Republican nominee for president addressed Rolling Thunder, the annual gathering of motorcyclists, on Sunday. The group seeks to raise awareness of veterans’ issues.
At the Libertarian presidential nominating convention this weekend, the party picked former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson. Donald Trump’s rise in the GOP is giving more attention to third parties.
Museum volunteers were perusing eBay when they happened upon a Lorenz teleprinter used by the Nazis to transmit encrypted messages. It was labeled a telegram machine and sold for just $14.
After a 4-year-old slipped into the gorilla enclosure on a crowded day at the Cincinnati Zoo, a security team killed the gorilla to save the child. A tranquilizer shot was deemed too dicey.
It’s not the first time we’ve seen a bitter end to the Democratic primaries. In 2008, divisive moments came through personal attacks. But back then, Clinton and Obama pushed similar ideologies.
The Libertarian presidential candidates held a debate Saturday night at their party convention in Orlando, Fla.