California Attorney General Moves To Stop Anti-Gay Ballot Proposal NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Vikram Amar, a law professor at the University of California, Davis, about the attorney general's move to halt a proposed initiative.
U.S. Military Charges Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl With Desertion U.S. Army officials said Wednesday that Bergdahl's 2009 disappearance is considered a crime of desertion. Bergdahl was freed last May after being held captive by the Taliban for nearly five years.
Heinz And Kraft: Before They Were Food Giants, They Were Men Henry Heinz was big into pickles before ketchup came along. James Kraft gave the world American cheese. (Ironically, he was Canadian.) Now, two companies that revamped how we eat will become one.
'Super-Termite' Could Be Even More Destructive Than Parent Species In South Florida, the world's two most destructive termite species could be mating because of climate change. Researchers say if the hybrids colonize, they could pose an even greater economic threat.
In Havana, A Journey Into The Forbidden With A Provocative Artist In December, Tania Bruguera planned a performance at Revolution Square. She ended up in jail and had her passport taken. Now she returns to the scene of her alleged crime. This time for an interview.
German Town Grieves For Residents Lost In French Alps Crash Among the victims of the Germanwings plane crash Tuesday were 18 residents of the tiny German town of Haltern. Residents are grieving the loss of 16 students and two advisers from a local high school.
Boko Haram Kidnaps 500 Children In Northeastern Nigeria Boko Haram militants have kidnapped more than 500 women and children from the northeastern Nigerian town of Damasak, reports say. The kidnappings come as regional forces were helping Nigeria push militants out of Damasak. Scores of villagers were killed in the violence.
Supreme Court Rules On Two Closely-Watched Discrimination Cases A divided Supreme Court Wednesday ruled in cases concerning alleged discrimination. One involves racial redistricting in Alabama, and the other concerns the rights of a UPS driver who became pregnant.
App Helps Syrian Refugees Adapt To Life Away From Home A Syrian refugee has developed a phone app and website to help refugees get information on services and seek other help in their long journeys in limbo.