States Help New Mothers Get Birth Control Through Medicaid
New York and five other states are helping women on Medicaid get contraception immediately after giving birth. New moms can get an IUD or long-acting implant before leaving the hospital.
A Plan To Untangle Our Digital Lives After We're Gone
In the digital age, our online accounts don't die with us. A proposed law might determine what does happen to them. But the tech industry warns the measure could threaten the privacy of the deceased.
Many Kids Who Are Obese Or Overweight Don't Know It
A significant percentage of obese kids think their weight is just fine. But do they need to know the truth to get healthier?
Atlantic City's Casino Crisis: A Cautionary Tale
With the announcements of the planned closures of the Showboat and Trump Plaza casinos, the New Jersey town that once had the monopoly on gaming in the northeast is at a crucial turning point.
Rubio Interview Sparks Heated Comments On Immigration, Economy
Steve Inskeep talks to Amy Walter of Cook Political Report about the social media response to his two-part interview with Florida Sen. Marco Rubio.
U.S. Intelligence Tracking What Happened To Flight MH17
Senior U.S. intelligence officials say they have proof that a surface-to-air missile was launched when the airliner went down and have ID'd people in a recorded conversation implicating the culprits.
Conflicting Obamacare Rulings Set Stage For Supreme Court Face-Off
Two federal appeals courts issued conflicting views of the subsidies available under Obamacare. The problem is the language in one subsection of the 950-page law — boiling down to just three words.
Airlines Cancel Service To Israel Amid Heightened Aviation Safety Concerns
A number of major airlines have suspended service to and from Tel Aviv as the fighting between Israel and Hamas in Gaza intensifies. That's leaving passengers to find other arrangements.
The Challenge Of Keeping Tabs On The NSA's Secretive Work
Congress is supposed to hold U.S. spy agencies accountable. But as Edward Snowden's disclosures revealed, intelligence officials have not always provided a full or accurate picture.
What Do The New Obamacare Rulings Mean For People Getting Subsidies?
The Affordable Care Act was the subject of two conflicting court opinions Tuesday. One upheld the subsidies that help middle- and low-income people afford health insurance; the other rejected them.
Obama Adviser: Civilian Toll In Mideast Makes Cease-Fire Critical
Steve Inskeep speaks with President Obama's Deputy National Security Adviser Tony Blinken about the administration's next moves in Gaza and Ukraine.
Taking Stock Of 2 Tech Giants: What's Next For Apple And Microsoft
Microsoft's new CEO is getting a lot of love from Wall Street, but the company is struggling to stay relevant. And Apple has found its footing again, mostly through a massive stock buyback program.
How A Chokehold, Aka Neck Restraint, Is Supposed To Work
After a New York man died during a police takedown, police trainers say properly administered "neck restraint" moves do not result in choking and are safer than alternatives like Tasers.
Congress And Biden Aim For Job Training That Actually Leads To Jobs
The vice president has been traveling the country to learn about the best ways to train workers. He announced the results Tuesday as the president signed a workforce training bill into law.
Long GOP Primary Season Gives Democrats Time To Fill Campaign Coffers
If Democrats lose control of the Senate this fall, it likely won't be for lack of campaign money. The prominent female candidates in particular have healthy campaign accounts.