Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanks the Shin Bet, the country's domestic security service, for intelligence that set up Thursday's attack.
Also: Italian novelist Elena Ferrante gives a rare interview; the history of Arabic noir.
Our informal survey of what's on those back-to-school shopping lists, and how much it costs to fill them.
Our informal survey of what's on those back-to-school shopping lists, and how much it costs to fill kids' backpacks.
A new study finds cancer affects even simple, ancient multicellular organisms — which means the disease and the deaths it causes may simply be a part of life.
Former President George W. Bush declined the ice water and was going to write a check to the ALS charity. But instead, former first lady Laura Bush doused him. Bush then challenged Clinton.
The aid group Samaritan's Purse says Dr. Kent Brantly will be discharged today. He and aid worker Nancy Writebol were flown back to the U.S. earlier this month after contracting the virus in Liberia.
The incident comes a little over a month after the country's officials lifted a ban on the stand up motor device.
Kelly McEvers talks to Ben Rhodes, President Obama's deputy national security advisor, about White House foreign policy following the brutal killing of an American journalist by Islamist militants.
The soundtrack for Marvel's blockbuster space opera Guardians of the Galaxy is No. 1 for the second week in a row. Nielsen SoundScan reports the compilation sold 93,000 copies last week.
Toyota says it will lower prices of auto parts for its Lexus models in China. This comes after Chinese regulators raised concerns over possible antitrust violations in the country's auto industry.
The Ukrainian army insists pro-Moscow separatists attacked a civilian convoy on Monday, killing at least 17 civilians. Rebels deny the attack took place.
Mo'ne Davis has dazzled at this year's World Series. The 13-year-old pitching sensation is already throwing in the 70s, as in miles per hour. Some believe she could be an elite pitcher.
Steve Inskeep talks to Erica Chenoweth and Maria Stephan about why non-violent resistance campaigns work better than armed rebellion. Their article on the subject is in Foreign Affairs magazine.
Freelance photojournalist Nicole Tung worked and traveled with James Foley. She talks to Kelly McEvers about the slain photojournalist and his work.
President Obama says the civilized world is appalled by the tactics of those who killed journalist James Foley, and he urged people in the Middle East to resist the group's "bankrupt ideology."
David Greene talks to David Wessel of the Brookings Institution about the symposium. The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City hosts central bankers and economists to talk about economic policy.
Minutes of the Federal Reserve's most recent meeting show that a number of officials believe the benchmark rate should rise sooner than is currently expected.
Experts say the videotaped killing of journalist James Foley is part of a broader propaganda strategy by Islamist militants. The group, the Islamic State, has become a master of the video medium.