Alexsandra Moreira, a mother of four, was stabbed 21 times by her husband. “Even with all the laws, when everything was done to protect her by the book, we failed,” says the prosecutor in her case.
“While we expect players to comply with league rules and uniform guidelines, we also understand their desire to use their platform to address important societal issues,” says WNBA head Lisa Borders.
The Beijing-selected Panchen Lama is conducting a key Tibetan Buddhist ritual. It’s the first time in 50 years the rite has taken place in Tibet. Critics say that’s because China wants more control.
Remember the song “Stacy’s Mom”? The band Fountains of Wayne is no longer together, but NPR’s Elise Hu speaks with its former lead singer, Chris Collingwood, about his new solo project.
Federal officials investigate the first two cases of Zika that may have been contracted in southern Florida. NPR’s Elise Hu and Michaeleen Doucleff discuss the new findings and their possible impact.
Hillary Clinton introduced Senator Tim Kaine as her vice presidential running mate at a huge coming-out party event in Miami. She called Kaine “my kind of guy.”
Roger Ailes stepped down as head of Fox News amid claims of sexual harassment from women he worked with. NPR’s Elise Hu speaks to network news veteran Betsy West about sexism in the media.
On the 100th anniversary of Norman Rockwell’s first Saturday Evening Post cover, several of the children seen in his iconic portraits gathered at the Norman Rockwell Museum.
Amy Goodman of Democracy Now; Jennifer Rubin of the Washington Post; Ramesh Ponnuru of National Review; and Jonathan Chait of New York Magazine, tell us who they read even if they don’t always agree.
The National Retail Federation predicts this year’s back-to-school spending will shoot up. With a fall in gas prices, and lower inflation and interest rates, economists say Americans have extra cash.
A transplant surgeon knows how to game the system to get his patients bumped up the list for a heart transplant by giving them care they don’t need. Is that being a good doctor — or a moral failure?
A burned body was found near a northern Los Angeles brushfire that’s forced the evacuation of 1,500 homes. As of Saturday night, the 31-square-mile fire was just 10 percent contained.
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf shares a preview of the Democratic National Convention, which takes place in Philadelphia next week.
An ISIS bombing in Baghdad killed more than 300 Iraqis in early July. One of them, Adil Al-Faj, known as Adil Euro, went against cultural norms as a break dancer who dreamed of dancing in New York.
The German city of Munich is in shock today, after nine people and a gunman died in a mass shooting Friday. Police are trying to determine the motive of the 18-year-old shooter.