A program that made IUDs accessible to Colorado teenagers is running out of funding. State Rep. Don Coram, a Republican, fought to save it. He credits the initiative with the drop in teen pregnancies.
Macedonia is one of the poorest countries in Europe, but it’s been on a building spree that includes elaborate buildings and hundreds of statues, including en enormous one of Alexander the Great.
Famed American feminist Gloria Steinem has taken her activism to the border between North and South Korea. NPR’s Rachel Martin talks to NPR’s Elise Hu about the demonstration aimed at reunifying two nations.
President Bashar Assad has suffered a series of recent military setbacks. But Hezbollah keeps fighting in alliance with Syria’s army, and it scored a recent victory along the border with Lebanon.
Ohio Gov. John Kasich recently put together a group in Cleveland to look at the divide between the city and the police. NPR’s Rachel Martin talks to a member of that task force, Nina Turner.
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.