Waters rose as high as two and three stories in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. People were trapped. They needed supplies, and #jkfloodrelief came to the rescue.
The West African nation is in the news today because of the tragic Ebola outbreak. It once played a part in another tragedy: the U.S. slave trade.
Robert Siegel talks with Peter Westmacott, British Ambassador to the U.S., about Scotland's unsuccessful vote for independence and what changes may result throughout the U.K. because of the campaign.
In New York on Friday, Iran and six world powers sat down for the latest talks aimed at limiting Iran's nuclear program in exchange for sanctions relief.
Shares of Chinese Internet giant Alibaba started trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Friday. The company raised more than $20 billion with its initial public offering, shattering a U.S. record set by Visa in 2008.
The Ebola epidemic is growing exponentially. And clinics don't have space for patients. So the U.S. government is giving families kits for treating people at home. Will this help slow the epidemic?
The government is sending thousands of volunteers door-to-door, trying to find people who've had contact with people sick with Ebola, as well as hidden pockets of the disease.
The Obama administration says that American advisers sent to Iraq will not have a combat mission. But military experts say it's almost impossible to draw a line between combat and non-combat roles.
Braveheart, written by Randall Wallace, inspired a generation in Scotland. So much so that the core of supporters of Scottish independence have been referred to as the "Braveheart Generation."
Russia's ban on imported foods hasn't stopped its trendiest restaurants from sourcing top-quality ingredients like Italian cheese and Norwegian fish. How? Just slap on a "made in Belarus" label.
The government in Sierra Leone has placed the nation under lockdown in an effort to curb the spread of Ebola.
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Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Edward Markey broke with the president and opposed the request, which was approved by the Senate late Thursday on a 78-22 vote.
Filmmaker, Rory Kennedy – the youngest of late Senator Robert Kennedy’s children – joined Morning Edition to speak about her lifelong interest in the Vietnam War. She tells us why she pursued this story on the chaos of the final twenty-four hours of the U.S. withdrawal from Saigon and snap decisions about who stayed and who got out.