NFL Proposes Plan To Stop Domestic Violence By Its Players The NFL has stumbled in the way it has handled a series of abuse investigations involving players. Commissioner Roger Goodell announced on Monday that three anti-domestic abuse advocates will advise the league. But plenty of criticism remains.
Details Emerge About U.S. Plans To Fight ISIS In Iraq The United States has secured commitments from some Arab nations and allies to cooperate in the battle against the militant group known as Islamic State which is operating in Syria and Iraq. Details are emerging about what the U.S. military will be doing in Iraq, such as establishing a new headquarters on the ground there.
Other International Issues Overshadow Iran Nuclear Talks Negotiations resume this week over Iran's nuclear program, with experts predicting this round could be a "make or break" moment for the long-running diplomatic effort. As negotiators convene in New York, which is also hosting world leaders at the U.N.'s annual General Assembly gathering, the nuclear issue is fighting for attention amid as crisis multiply in the Mideast and elsewhere.
'13 Days In September' Examines 1978 Camp David Conference The Camp David Accords-- signed 34 years ago by Egypt and Israel and brokered by the the United States — are considered to be the cornerstone for all subsequent Arab-Israeli negotiations. But peace and stability continue to elude the region. Audie Cornish talks to writer Lawrence Wright about his new book "Thirteen Days in September: Carter, Begin, and Sadat at Camp David."
Hachette Authors Take Their Case To Amazon's Board Of Directors Authors United — the group of some 1,100 writers signed to the publishing company Hachette — has drafted a letter to the members of Amazon's board of directors asking it to intercede in the dispute between the publisher and the online retailer over the price of e-books. The stakes are growing as the fall publishing season gets underway, and the nation's largest bookseller continues to impede sales of Hachette books.
With Debt Collection, Your Bank Account Could Be At Risk A 1968 federal law allows debt collectors to not only garnish wages, but take from a debtor's bank account. Consumer advocates say the outdated law is overly punitive and out of touch with reality.
Will Scotland Vote To Cut The Cord? For three centuries, Scotland has been part of the U.K. Until recently, it looked likely to stay that way. But some voters have changed their minds and recent polls show independence ahead by a nose.
With U.S. Oil Supply Climbing, Some Call For End To Export Ban Much of the U.S. oil industry wants to lift a ban that followed the 1970s energy crisis. But those worried about the possibility of higher gas prices and climate change want to keep the ban in place.
Hiccups Were The Clue That Led Researchers To Ebola Journalist Jeffrey Stern traveled to Guinea to find out why it took so long to figure out that the Ebola virus had struck. He tells a riveting and revealing tale in this month's "Vanity Fair."