The organization that combats drug use in world sports has officially declared that Russia’s anti-doping agency doesn’t comply with international rules.
Presidents have been pardoning turkeys for decades. But why? They used to eat them, actually. The history of the tradition is an odd and sad tale with lots of myths.
NPR’s Rachel Martin speaks with Anne Richard, Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees and Migration, about the screening process refugees go through before entering the United States.
Titans of car air fresheners are at war. NPR’s Rachel Martin speaks with New York Times reporter Andy Newman about one tree-shaped freshener company suing another.
After gunmen initially took more than 170 hostages in the Radisson Blu hotel in Mali’s capital of Bamako, more than 130 of those hostages are now reportedly free. But special forces are still fighting gunmen in the hotel’s upper floors.
The Islamic State has claimed three major attacks recently. This has led to a reassessment of the group that had been focused on building its caliphate in the Middle East.
A French police official gave the preliminary death toll to The Associated Press. President Francoise Hollande has declared a national emergency and ordered restrictions at the borders after a series of attacks in and around the capital.
When student protesters confronted journalists, some faculty members seemed to forget about the First Amendment, NPR’s David Folkenflik says.
Advertising for products to treat symptoms of menopause is becoming much more up front about issues like painful sex. But more than a few of the remedies are solutions in search of a problem.
The country also known as Burma went to the polls on Sunday for the freest elections in decades. Supporters of Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy were already celebrating.
“Shipping dirtier crude oil into our country would not increase America’s energy security,” the president said in a statement delivered at the White House.
Greece is struggling to screen asylum seekers and migrants quickly on the island of Lesbos. Migrants are arriving in record numbers, and the EU wants Greece to accommodate more.
Many Americans with 401(k) plans don’t know if they’re paying any fees. Pay too much, and it could take a chunk out of your nest egg. If your plan’s too costly, complain to your employer, experts say.
The deal increases spending for defense and domestic programs and raises the federal debt ceiling through March 2017. It now must be approved by both houses of Congress.
The former Rhode Island governor was considered a long shot for the Democratic nomination.