Business leaders and policymakers gathered at the White House to discuss how working families can get ahead. One participant explains how he feels companies can stay competitive and help families.
U.S. Sen. Tim Scott has become a leading conservative voice focused on building wealth among people of color. Scott tells host Michel Martin about his ideas for growing the economy.
Several primary elections wrapped up this week. Host Michel Martin speaks with two seasoned political analysts to learn more about the primary results and the races to watch later this year.
Baker, of Tennessee, also served as President Ronald Reagan's chief of staff from 1987-88 and later as ambassador to Japan.
Cases of Ebola continue to mount in West Africa in the largest outbreak of the disease ever recorded. Public health officials are concerned the viral disease could spread farther.
For many Hispanics cheering on Team USA and a Latin American team is a win-win. Univision taps into this double patriotism by referring to the U.S. team as "el equipo de todos" — everybody's team.
The U.S. advances to the round of 16 after a tight loss to Germany, 1-0, and a 2-1 win by Portugal over Ghana. This is the team's second consecutive trip to the knockout round.
Many people use products using benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid to treat acne. The Food and Drug Administration says rare but dangerous allergic reactions have landed people in the hospital.
The justices said Massachusetts' law mandating a 35-foot buffer zone around clinics providing abortion services violates First Amendment rights.
As the industry grapples with a gender gap, major tech firms are starting to release the gender and racial breakdowns of their staffs. Facebook's workers are mostly male and white.
The court says the 2012 appointments to the National Labor Relations Board are invalid because they weren't approved by the Senate, which was in pro forma session at the time.
The suspension comes two days before Uruguay faces Colombia in the round of 16 on Saturday. It begins immediately, FIFA says.
"I'm not going to lie to you – I'm not in the best shape," Will Ferrell told American soccer fans in Brazil last night, after being announced as U.S. Soccer's "secret weapon" in the World Cup.
Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki says that he didn't ask for the airstrikes along the border — but he doesn't have a problem with them, either.
Russian state news media report explosions in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kramatorsk. Secretary of State John Kerry says Russia could face sanctions if it doesn't help end the violence.
Spain is weighing a plan to allow oil exploration near the party island of Ibiza. Opponents fear the move could threaten the environment and tourism, but finding oil could also be an economic boost.
On the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I, EU leaders will meet at Flanders Fields Museum. They'll have an opportunity to reflect on what can happen when nations fail to find common ground.
Tim Lincecum pitched his second no-hitter against the San Diego Padres in less than a year, allowing only one runner Wednesday and leading the San Francisco Giants to a 4-0 win.
But special forces from the U.S. Pacific Command will remain after the deactivation of the anti-terrorism contingent to ensure al-Qaida offshoots do not regain lost ground.
Tourism is an essential part of Cuba's economy. But as the industry grows, some worry it will create a gap between the haves and have-nots in a throwback to pre-revolution days.