The bank agreed to pay a record amount to the U.S. government to avoid prosecution for its fraudulent sale of toxic mortgage-backed securities to investors in the lead-up to the financial crisis.
The militant group says three military leaders were killed in the strike in the Gaza Strip. Also, a Hamas official appeared to confirm its involvement in the killings that sparked the latest conflict.
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 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 adviser, 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.
Ukraine's army has been gaining ground against pro-Russian separatists. But details are difficult to pin down. They are now trading accusations over an alleged attack against a civilian convoy.
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.
Commentator Sandip Roy, an editor with Firstpost in India, has an appreciation of yogi B.K.S. Iyengar. Iyengar, who died on Wednesday, helped to introduce the practice of yoga to the Western world.
Kelly McEvers talks to Syria expert Shashank Joshi, about President Bashar al-Assad's tenacious grip on power. Joshi is with the Royal Services Institute in London.
At McCluer High School, 30 varsity football players — all black, mostly from Ferguson — practice. David Greene talks to Sports Illustrated writer Robert Klemko about his story, "Football in Ferguson."
The World Health Organization says the official number of Ebola cases and deaths may "vastly underestimate" the scale of the outbreak. So how bad is it really?
Residents of the capital's West Point neighborhood woke up to learn no one can enter or leave the area for 21 days — the time it takes to determine whether someone exposed to Ebola was infected.