In Fresno, California, a promised but stalled high-speed rail connection has been lauded as a panacea for the region's economic troubles. But some residents fear the imperiled project is just another false promise
A Republican-led committee approved President Donald Trump's nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the US Supreme Court on Friday but in a dramatic development Republican Senator Jeff Flake called for an FBI investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against the judge before a final Senate vote.
An Iranian film director who's imprisoned in Iran made a symbolic appearance at the Berlin Film Festival. Other Iranian film makers showcased his work and spoke about the struggles to make films in Iran in these. Susan Stone reports from Berlin.
Hannah Holmes delves into questions of personality in her new book: "Quirk: Brain Science Makes Sense of Your Peculiar Personality." Take a test (the International Personality Item Pool Representation of the NEO PI-R), recommended by Hannah.
The World's Matthew Bell reports on today's cancelled "Day of Rage" in the West Bank. The protests were called off over concern that popular anger could instead turn against Palestinian officials themselves.
Faith talks with econo Eric Finkelstein on obesity
Faith talks to health economist Eric Finkelstein about the obesity epidemic and his new book "The Fattening of America: How the Economy Makes Us Fat, If It Matters, and What to Do About It."