In 2006, police sexually abused and beat women following a confrontation between protesters and state forces. Eleven years later, the Women of Atenco have taken the case to an international court.
Malcolm Young, who founded one of the world’s most enduringly popular hard-rock bands with his brother Angus, died Saturday. He had left the group in 2010 due to dementia.
Frances Glessner Lee is known to many as the “mother of forensic science” for her work training policemen in crime scene investigation in the 1940s and 50s using uncanny dollhouse crime scenes.
The recent drought in the West forced people to take a hard look at how they use water. In Colorado, some farmers tried an experiment: make their water more expensive without hurting business.
One of the most distinctive singers and songwriters in jazz, Salvant brings a modern perspective to old songs on her latest record, Dreams and Daggers.
With Republican Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore in the headlines for sexual misconduct, The Atlantic writer Caitlin Flanagan says it’s time for Democrats to reassess the legacy of Bill Clinton.
The Museum of the Bible opens to the public on Saturday in Washington, D.C. NPR’s Michelle Martin talks to the museum’s executive director, Paul Anthony “Tony” Zeiss.
A U.S. State Department official announced that the Palestinian diplomatic mission in Washington, D.C., must shut down, saying the Palestinians violated U.S. law by calling on the International Criminal Court to prosecute Israel authorities.
Longtime Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe is under house arrest after a military coup earlier this week.
Politically-fueled violence has broken out in Kenya again. Several people were killed in clashes between demonstrators and security services as opposition leader Raila Odinga returned home.