Germany Hosts Meeting To Review Peace Deal For Eastern Ukraine Leaders met in Berlin on Wednesday in an effort to revive a peace agreement for Eastern Ukraine. The Minsk peace accords were signed last year, but have done little to stop the fighting.
Despite Trump's Alienating Rhetoric, Arizona GOP Tries To Woo Latinos Although Donald Trump's rhetoric has alienated many Latino voters, Arizona's Republican Party is still trying to woo Latino voters along the Mexican border.
Emergency Room Use Stays High In Oregon Medicaid Study Health officials hoped giving more people health insurance would curtail their use of expensive emergency rooms for routine medical care. But data from Oregon suggest their overall ER use didn't drop.
Trump Puts Sen. Richard Burr In Difficult Position With N.C. Voters Donald Trump's controversies have made life difficult for other Republicans running for lower office this year. That includes Sen. Richard Burr, who is in a tight reelection race in North Carolina.
Leaders Meet In Berlin To Review Minsk Peace Agreement On Ukraine The leaders of France, Germany, Ukraine and Russia will meet in Berlin Wednesday in an attempt to revive the Minsk peace agreement for Eastern Ukraine. But the two Western leaders say they also plan to question Russia's Vladimir Putin about his bombing campaign in Syria.
Ecuador Suspends Internet Of WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Ecuador has now confirmed that it cut off internet access at their London Embassy for Julian Assange, the leader of the group WikiLeaks, who has been staying at the embassy since 2012. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to Michael Shifter, president of the Inter-American Dialogue, about what Ecuador's calculus might be.
Fox News' Chris Wallace Enters Spotlight As Debate Moderator Fox News' Chris Wallace is known as a tough interviewer but his role as moderator of Wednesday's presidential debate has raised questions. Fox has been highly sympathetic to Donald Trump, and Wallace has lavished praise on his former boss, Roger Ailes, who was ousted as Fox News' chairman after accusations of sexual harassment. Ailes is also serving as an adviser to Donald Trump.
'Frazzled' Takes Hilarious Look At The Ups and Downs Of Middle School Author Booki Vivat takes a hilarious look at middle school in her debut novel, <em>Frazzled: Everyday Disasters and Impending Doom</em>. The book is full of Vivat's incredible doodles of Abbie Wu who thinks, "Nothing good happens in the Middles." We'll find out if she's doomed.
Scientists Await Word From Probe As It Descends Toward Mars A joint European-Russian mission is attempting to land a probe on the red planet. If successful, it would be the first time a non-U.S. spacecraft has successfully operated from the surface of Mars.
Soda Industry Tries To Woo Public Health Groups With Sponsorship Deals As the soda industry gears up to spend $9.5 million to oppose the soda tax proposals in San Francisco, Oakland, Calif, and Albany, Calif., critics point out the industry has also been wooing public health groups with sponsorship deals.