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The lawyer of retired Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi is arguing he needs to be released to get treatment for his combat-related post-traumatic stress, which Mexican authorities don't treat.
The shootings on Sept. 16, 2007, caused an international uproar over the role of defense contractors in urban warfare.
Three Denver teens were stopped at a German airport and sent home to the U.S. Their disappearance was originally treated as a standard runaway case.
About 200 pro-democracy activists held signs and shouted slogans in front of the home of Leung Chun-ying, a day after student leaders met with government officials in an effort to defuse the crisis.
The hard-charging editor who guided The Washington Post through its coverage of the Watergate scandal, Ben Bradlee, has died. He was 93.
The police do it. The FBI does it. Could be, foreign governments do it. With the right equipment, people can hijack your cellphone calls and texts and listen in.
The State Department said Tuesday Jeffrey Fowle was home after negotiators left Pyongyang and that the U.S. is still trying to free Americans Matthew Miller and Kenneth Bae.
One of the "Makers" documentary trailblazers in "Women in War," Retired Maj. Gen. Angela Salinas enlisted in 1974 and became the highest ranking female officer in the Marines.
Millennials get a lot of financial and emotional support from their parents, which critics say causes delayed adolescence. But actually this close relationship benefits both kids and parents.
An AP investigation found that by 1999, 28 suspected Nazi criminals had received $1.5 million in Social Security payments after being expelled from the U.S.
A potential safety crisis over defective air bags widened as the U.S. government issued an urgent plea to more than 4.7 million people to get their cars fixed.
On the plane to Monrovia, our NPR correspondent saw the best of human nature in the passengers on board. Almost all of them were headed to Liberia to lend a helping hand.
Appealing for more international help, Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf said Ebola has killed more than 2,000 people in her country.
Earlier this week an interim summary of the synod on family issues included conciliatory language on gays and on the taking of holy communion for divorced church members.
The ruling Friday bars state officials from enforcing a 1996 state law and a 2008 voter-approved constitutional amendment that outlawed gay marriage.
Sunday Assembly has a lot in common with the mainline churches its name calls to mind, and has almost everything people turn to organized religion for ... except the God part.