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.
At least 43 people were killed in what is being described as the worst gun battle with drug gangs in recent memory.
Bikers claim that many who were arrested in the Waco, Texas, brawl last week were simply in the wrong place at the wrong time. But police say the bikers were “known criminal gang members.”
The Senate worked late into the night but was not able to figure out what to do about expiring provisions in the Patriot Act that authorize the NSA’s bulk collection of Americans’ phone records.
The long-term environmental impacts of this week’s oil spill in California may not be clear for some time. Meantime, the spill has reignited a fierce local debate over off-shore oil drilling.
Results are coming in from Ireland’s vote on same-sex marriage. It’s not just a referendum on gay rights; it’s also a litmus test for how much this socially conservative country has changed recently.
The recall of Takata airbags this week was the largest automotive recall in U.S. history. NPR’s Scott Simon talks to correspondent Sonari Glinton about how and when companies announce a recall.
Yet another English monarch might be buried underneath an English parking lot. Scott Simon has more.
Thousands of migrants remain trapped on boats in Southeast Asia’s Andaman Sea. NPR’s Scott Simon talks to reporter Michael Sullivan about what he heard from some of the people who’ve reached Thailand.
Josh Duggar of TLC’s 19 Kids and Counting admitted “wrongdoing” amid media reports that he allegedly fondled underage girls as a teenager. NPR’s Scott Simon speaks with TV critic Eric Deggans.
From the U.K. to Kenya to the West Bank, photographer James Mollison exposes not only inequalities among rich and poor countries, but also the intimate moments that unfold during recess.