As the death toll mounts today in Egypt, it also upends the Obama administration’s delicate balance on the Egyptian crisis.
Egypt’s interim vice president has resigned to protest deadly clashes between the military and supporters of ousted president Mohammed Morsi, which have left more than 100 people dead.
Research shows that up to 5 percent of dementia cases are misdiagnosed cases of a treatable, but largely unknown condition called “normal pressure hydrocephalus.”
A Middle East analyst who has advised both Democratic and Republican secretaries of state says we will be able to tell whether the Israeli-Palestinian talks are serious by looking at a few specific factors.
A new cookbook by Sally Sampson, “Chop Chop: The Kids Guide to Cooking Real Food With Your Family,” includes detailed instructions for kids and their parents. Sampson joins us and shares two recipes.
On Monday, jurors convicted former Boston mob boss James “Whitey” Bulger on murder charges in the deaths of 11 people. But they could not agree on whether Bulger killed 26-year-old Debra Davis.
Publicly, critics of solar and wind dismiss the notion that renewables could gain a foothold in the energy industry. But there are reports that privately, the electric industry wants to get in front of the disruption.
Utility companies around the country are asking regulators to reconsider an incentive program that’s encouraged many people to invest thousands of dollars in rooftop solar electric systems.
Less than one percent growth may not sound like a lot, but it’s a signal of a much-needed recovery in the eurozone’s three-and-a-half-year debt crisis.
Lady Gaga and Katy Perry both were forced to release new songs early after they were leaked. Artists and record labels may fear a drop in sales if a song or album is leaked, but that may not be the case.
After news came out that a sales clerk in Zurich refused to show Oprah Winfrey a $38,000 bag, some people are wondering how a bag could cost as much as a mid-range luxury sedan.
In India, the rising economic wherewithal of a new generation of women is transforming an institution as old as the country itself: marriage.
A hedge fund manager has made a $500 million offer to buy Steinway. But workers at the Steinway factory don’t think the change of ownership will mean much change for them.
Jeremy Hobson joins Robin Young as co-host of Here & Now in its new 2-hour format, from WBUR and NPR.
The organizers of the Boston Marathon have issued special invitations to 450 people who made the case they were profoundly affected by the bombings in April.2 Comments | more »
The benefits of combining travel with volunteer opportunities are obvious. But critics say in the wrong hands, the trips can exploit and endanger the very people they’re designed to help.8 Comments | more »
Utah newlyweds Austin Craig and Beccy Bingham-Craig have decided to travel the globe and spend only Bitcoin — the virtual currency — for the first 90 days.29 Comments | more »