Two dams blocked the river for more than 100 years. The lower dam is completely gone and the last 30 feet of the upper dam were blown up this week. Now, the river is returning to life.
College football's top division has a new playoff system this season. We'll talk about how it works, and how the field of potential contenders looks.
The past few days have seen the opening of a new front in the fighting between government forces and pro-Russian separatists in Eastern Ukraine. According to U.S. officials, Russia is behind it.
Much like your mortgage, the cat is a loan. Cats are delivered to the new residence for a two-hour visit. In Russia, it's considered good luck for a cat to cross the threshold of a new home.
David Greene talks to David Wessel of the Brookings Institution about the federal deficit: after so much talk about it, the subject seems to have faded from attention.
Sen. Mark Udall's campaign has been hitting Republican Rep. Cory Gardner hard on the issue, and the state's Latino community is once again thought to be the constituency that could decide the race.
U.S. and Russian experts recently met on neutral territory, on an island in Finland, to try to work through issues that have been building up ever since Vladimir Putin returned to the Kremlin.
Arthur T. Demoulas has regained control of the company in a deal worth $1.5 billion. The move ends a battle between rival factions of the family that left store shelves bare and stakeholders angry.
A federal appeals court in Oregon ruled FedEx Ground misclassified more than 2,000 drivers in California as independent contractors. There could be back claims for unpaid wages and benefits.
Steve Inskeep talks to House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan about the prospects for an immigration bill. On Friday, Morning Edition will talk to Ryan about his ideas for fighting poverty.
James Tomsheck was pushed out of his job as internal affairs chief for Customs and Border Protection in June. He warns the agency has become a paramilitary organization with little accountability.
In the moonscape of Death Valley, one mystery stands out: boulders that seem to creep along the desert floor when nobody's looking. Thanks to video and GPS, scientists now think they know why.
This Thursday is comics legend Jack Kirby's birthday; the creator of Captain America would have been 97. Comics stores and creators all over the country are hosting celebrations in his honor.
A British man who was at a party called his girlfriend to stay he couldn't come home because he had been kidnapped. She called police, and they fined him after they found him still at the party.
After the neighbor's attempt failed, people came out in droves to support 12-year-old TJ Guerrero in Dunedin, Fla. He made $600 in two hours.
Burger King announced it is buying the Canadian doughnut-and-coffee chain for about $11 billion. Some Canadians aren't thrilled that their Timmy's is being taken over by the American burger company.
Scholars have long tried to understand how culture affects communities. New research argues that the parking behavior of drivers may tell us something about the economic productivity of nations.
Protests over the shooting death of Michael Brown are getting smaller. Some in Ferguson are trying to morph the protests into an effort to push specific policy changes in the city's police department.
Drivers in Boston get into an accident every four years on average, according to a study by Allstate insurance. Fort Collins, Colo., had the nation's safest drivers.