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Countdown To The Supreme Court's Ruling On Health Care

This week, the Supreme Court is almost certain to issue its decision on the constitutionality of President Obama's health care law. The decision could have far-reaching implications for the legal landscape, the nation's health care system and even the Supreme Court's legacy.

Sen. Hatch Faces 'Youth Movement' In Utah Primary

The six-term Republican senator faces an anti-incumbent atmosphere and an opponent who was just 2 years old when Orrin Hatch was first elected to the Senate. Utah Republicans will go to the polls Tuesday to decide between Hatch and former state Sen. Dan Liljenquist.

The Time Traveler's Cookbook: Meat-Lover's Edition

Want to eat like your distant ancestors? Try the gazelle tartare or the luau mammoth! You'll discover these recipes and more in our Time Traveler's Cookbook.

Putting A Positive Spin On Negative Campaigning

The general election is still months away, but President Obama and Mitt Romney are already hammering each other with attack ads. Negative campaigning is hardly new, and some say the 2012 race could be one of the most negative races in recent history. But is that really a bad thing?

University, Community Reacts To Sandusky Conviction

Former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky has been convicted on child sexual abuse charges and he'll likely spend the rest of his life in prison. Weekends on All Things Considered host Guy Raz talks with NPR's Jeff Brady about the reaction from the university and the community.

Captured Man Isn't El Chapo's Son, So Who'll Get The Blame?

On Thursday, the Mexican Navy triumphantly presented a man they said was the son of Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman. Today, both Mexican and U.S. authorities are pointing at each other for misidentifying the man that was captured.

Ugly Mugly Wins Ugliest Dog Contest

A Chinese crested from the UK has taken this year's ugly dog title. "I think that he is the most beautiful dog from the inside out and want the world to know that too," his owner says.

Two Found Dead In Hotel Just Before Daytime Emmys

It's the same hotel where Whitney Houston was found dead in her bathtub just hours before the pre-Grammy party she was to attend in the downstairs ballroom.