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White House Says Delayed Action On Climate Change Could Cost Billions

White House Says Delayed Action On Climate Change Could Cost BillionsIn a report issued Tuesday, the White House warned that the cost of inaction when it comes to climate change outweighs the cost of implementing more-stringent regulations on greenhouse gas emissions.

Margot Adler, An NPR Journalist For Three Decades, Dies

Margot Adler, An NPR Journalist For Three Decades, DiesMargot Adler, one of the signature voices on NPR's airwaves for more than three decades, died Monday at her home in New York City.

GM Recalls Nearly 718,000 Vehicles For ‘Varying Safety Issues’

GM Recalls Nearly 718,000 Vehicles For ‘Varying Safety Issues’Announcing six different safety recalls Wednesday, GM said it needs to fix problems that range from a turn-signal bug to an unpredictable loss of power steering. The flaws were found in vehicles from model years 2011 to 2015.

Obama: U.S., Central America Share Responsibility For Influx Of Minors

Obama: U.S., Central America Share Responsibility For Influx Of MinorsPresident Obama met with the leaders of three Central American countries at the White House on Friday, telling them that they share responsibility with Washington for stemming an influx of children crossing the U.S.-Mexico border.

Central American Presidents Say U.S. Shares Responsibility For Migration Crisis

Central American Presidents Say U.S. Shares Responsibility For Migration CrisisThe presidents of Honduras and Guatemala said the U.S. shares responsibility for the crisis and they also called for more aggressive cooperation with the U.S.

Fall Of The Tower Of David: Squatters Leave Venezuela’s Vertical Slum

Fall Of The Tower Of David: Squatters Leave Venezuela’s Vertical SlumVenezuela's government began to evacuate a famous "vertical slum" in Caracas Tuesday, bringing an end to a self-made community that became famous for its apocalyptic image, symbolic overtones and appearance in the Showtime series Homeland.

Flight MH17: U.S. Builds Its Case; Plane Wreckage Reportedly Cut Apart

Flight MH17: U.S. Builds Its Case; Plane Wreckage Reportedly Cut ApartAmerican analysts say they've verified several pieces of evidence that show pro-Russian separatist rebels shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, according to U.S. intelligence officials who briefed reporters Tuesday.

Veteran Who Held Off Taliban Attack On His Own Receives Medal Of Honor

Veteran Who Held Off Taliban Attack On His Own Receives Medal Of HonorArmy Sgt. Ryan Pitts will be the ninth living veteran to receive the nation's highest award for valor for actions in Iraq or Afghanistan, when President Obama presents him with the Medal of Honor later today.

Reports: Texas Gov. Perry To Deploy 1,000 National Guardsmen To Border

Reports: Texas Gov. Perry To Deploy 1,000 National Guardsmen To BorderTexas Gov. Rick Perry is expected to announce on Monday that he is ordering 1,000 National Guard troops to the border with Mexico, according to reports from The Monitor and The Houston Chronicle.

Federal Judge Declares Death Penalty Unconstitutional In California

Federal Judge Declares Death Penalty Unconstitutional In CaliforniaA federal judge has ruled that California's use of the death penalty is dysfunctional and violates the constitutional prohibition against cruel and unusual punishment.
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