Instead of drifting gently onto Mars' surface, the Schiaparelli Mars lander hit the planet hard — and possibly exploded, the European Space Agency says.
He's the doctor who founded Partners in Health. The damage he saw seemed worse than the earthquake's toll. And he couldn't get over the way people reacted.
Ava DuVernay's new film takes it's name from the amendment that abolished slavery, but allowed for prisoner servitude. Critic John Powers says 13th compels viewers to question the world...
Now 82, Cohen has a new album, You Want It Darker, with songs that wrestle with mortality, question God and long for transcendence. Originally broadcast May 22, 2006.
Militants struck police stations and a power station in the northern city. In Mosul, the U.N. says it is concerned ISIS may be using civilians as human shields as Iraqi forces advance.
Here's a quick roundup of some of the mini-moments you may have missed on this week's Morning Edition.
Virginia’s online voter registration will be extended after a system crash. Montgomery County keeps Marriott headquarters local with big incentives. And Washington D.C. dukes it out with Washington...
The Islamic State launches a counterattack in the Iraqi city of Kirkuk, as the battle to retake Mosul intensifies. Ecuador cuts off Internet access to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. And the...
How do Republicans appeal to Latino voters in a year when their presidential nominee has campaigned for a wall with Mexico and mass deportation?
In the final debate, Donald Trump refuses to say whether he’ll accept the election results. North Carolina officials investigate the firebombing of Republican Party headquarters. And a police chiefs...
The lawyer representing the head of the powerful Sinaloa drug cartel will seek to have Mexico's Supreme Court review the case, local media report.
The announcement comes days after Burundi became the first country to withdraw from the war crimes court. The nations accuse the ICC of targeting African countries and calling for regime change.
Ocean advocate Emily Penn has seen first hand how much plastic ends up in the oceans. She explains how the toxins from plastic makes their way into our food chain and how we might be able to stop it.
Washington, D.C. is greater than Washington state — and here are the various reasons why.
After New York Giants kicker Josh Brown was arrested for assaulting his wife in 2015, the NFL investigated and suspended him — for one game. But newly released documents show a history of abuse.
A Mississippi county temporarily banned clowns, given a rash of clown sightings. The Japanese Doll Association complained to Universal Studios Japan — insisting there's nothing creepy about dolls.