In an interview with Steve Inskeep, author Howard French comments on Steve's discussion this week with National Security Advisor Susan Rice about U.S. and Chinese investment in Africa.
Gaza militants renewed rocket fire on Israel after a three-day truce expired on Friday. Israel fired back. Negotiations in Cairo on a new border deal for the coastal strip hit a deadlock.
Security researchers use their hacking skills to look for security holes that companies should fix. But their good intentions aren't always appreciated by the organizations they investigate.
David Greene gets the latest on the advance of the Islamic State and the humanitarian crisis in Iraqi Kurdistan from Wladimir van Wilgenburg, a reporter for the website Al-Monitor in Erbil.
Smokey Bear turns 70 on Saturday. Since 2008, actor Sam Elliott has been the voice of the public service announcement icon. The PSA campaign began on August 9, 1944 — the same day Elliott was born.
Malaysia Airlines has operated at a loss for the past 3 years. Its troubles were compounded by the loss of a flight over the Pacific in March, and another shot down over eastern Ukraine last month.
On Friday, the World Health Organization declared the outbreak an international public health emergency that requires an extraordinary response.
Secretary of State John Kerry is in Afghanistan for the second time in less than a month. The two presidential candidates have agreed to resolve the disputed election and set an inauguration date.
Turks vote Sunday in their first direct presidential election. The vote's backdrop is the advance of the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq. David Greene talks to Milliyet columnist Asli Aydintasbas.
U.S. military aircraft dropped humanitarian supplies to thousands of Iraqis trapped on a mountain by militants from the Islamic State. President Obama authorized airstrikes if they become necessary.
That is the hot question at 2 conferences in Las Vegas this week. White-hat hackers are considered ethical because they work to discover security flaws but their intentions aren't always appreciated.
Films that mix food and romance have become a staple of recent movie-making. The Hundred-Foot Journey, starring Helen Mirren, is the latest example.
Jose Gomez is the Archbishop of Los Angeles — he was born in Mexico, and became an American citizen a few years ago. Steve Inskeep talks to Gomez about his views on U.S. immigration policy.
Forty years ago Friday, President Richard Nixon resigned because of the Watergate scandal. He made a speech and got on a helicopter to head back to California.
The white Detroit-area homeowner who said he felt threatened when he shot and killed an unarmed black female teenager on his front porch has been found guilty of second-degree murder.
In 1987, Mytokia Fair shot and killed her husband — before battered spouse syndrome was an admissible defense in Maryland. She served three years in prison before her 15-year sentence was commuted.
The man had a hidden camera recording his chats with the women in Beijing's nightlife district. The video has struck a nerve in China's running debate over materialism and values.