At U.K. Parliament, Zingers Fly In Debate Over Trump State Visit
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 12:33:37 -0500
As thousands protested outside Britain's parliament Monday, members debated whether President Trump should have the honor of meeting the queen on a state visit. Rhetorical skills were on full display.
Plane Crashes Into Mall In Australia, Killing Pilot And 4 Americans
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 12:03:00 -0500
The plane crashed into the Direct Factory Outlets mall shortly after takeoff, according to media reports. All passengers are believed to have died in the crash, and nobody inside the mall was injured.
Homeland Security Outlines New Rules Tightening Enforcement Of Immigration Law
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 11:27:00 -0500
Two memos, signed by Secretary John Kelly, greatly expand the number of immigrants prioritized for removal. The rules do not affect "Dreamers" — people brought to the U.S. illegally as children.
Does Testosterone Improve Older Men's Health? It Depends
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 11:22:00 -0500
Several studies out this week show mixed results for testosterone supplements. They appear to protect bone density and strength and prevent anemia, but there is no effect on memory and cognition.
Another Wave Of Bomb Threats Targets Jewish Community Centers
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 11:07:00 -0500
For the fourth time in two months, multiple centers received threats in one day. Headstones at a Jewish cemetery in Missouri have also been vandalized. President Trump called the threats "horrible."
New Trump Adviser H.R. McMaster Faces An Old Challenge — Iraq
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 10:59:00 -0500
McMaster first made his name as a captain in Iraq in 1991. Then, in 2007 he was a key figure in the "surge." Now, 26 years after he first went to Iraq, he'll be seeking a solution in his new post.
Remembering Moscow's U.N. Ambassador, The Russian In My Rolodex
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 10:31:00 -0500
An NPR editor who knew Vitaly Churkin in 1990s Moscow remembers him as a fierce defender of his nation's most controversial policies — and a diplomat who made himself accessible to U.S. reporters.
Who's Who In The Race For DNC Chair — And Their Plans For Democrats To Win Again
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 10:23:00 -0500
Members of the Democratic National Committee vote this week for a new leader. Here are the candidates' own words on where they want to take the party next.
Singer And Actor David Cassidy Says He Has Dementia
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 09:22:00 -0500
"I was in denial, but a part of me always knew this was coming," the former teen idol, 66, says of his condition.
Israeli Soldier Who Killed A Wounded Palestinian Is Sentenced To 18 Months
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 07:32:00 -0500
Sgt. Elor Azaria's defense team says they'll appeal the decision. Tuesday's sentencing hearing drew demonstrators who support Azaria.
Toy Fair Shows Off What's New As Toys R Us Cuts 250 Corporate Jobs
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 07:30:00 -0500
A day before the International Toy Fair opened in New York, Toys R Us announced it was laying off between 10 and 15 percent of its corporate employees.
Health Insurance Woes Add To The Risky Business Of Farming
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 07:00:20 -0500
There are many challenges to farming: It's often grueling work that relies on unpredictable factors such as weather and global market prices. But one aspect that's often ignored: health care costs.
As They Dig Deeper Into Parenting, Fathers Seek Community, Support
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 05:00:20 -0500
More dads are getting involved with parenting, but the resources to help them are much slimmer than those available for moms.
Supreme Court To Decide If Mexican Nationals May Sue For Border Shooting
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 04:52:00 -0500
A U.S. Border Patrol agent shot and killed an unarmed Mexican national from across the border, and the agent was not disciplined. The boy's family says a suit is their only possibility for justice.
Adulting School Teaches Young Adults Grown-Up Skills
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 04:49:00 -0500
Many young adults struggle with the transition to adulthood, finding it difficult to do things like manage their money and pay bills on time. This new school in Maine is here to help.