Originally published on Mon February 24, 2014 5:37 pm
Click here to jump to Monday afternoon's highlights of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's announcement. We've rewritten the top of this post since Hagel announced his budget plan.
Originally published on Mon February 24, 2014 10:42 am
In something of a surprise, Egyptian Prime Minister Hazem el-Beblawi announced Monday that his entire Cabinet is stepping down.
From Cairo, NPR's Leila Fadel says the prime minister gave no reason for the mass resignation.
Originally published on Mon February 24, 2014 8:10 am
Viktor Yanukovych, ousted Saturday from his post as president of Ukraine, is now wanted by authorities in his country on charges of mass murder, the acting interior minister says.
Originally published on Tue February 25, 2014 12:07 pm
Parents do a lot more than make sure a child has food and shelter, researchers say. They play a critical role in brain development.
Originally published on Mon February 24, 2014 10:35 am
The Supreme Court will hear arguments Monday about the Environmental Protection Agency's first-ever greenhouse gas regulations for the biggest polluting facilities.
The case focuses on a 3-year-old requirement that companies get permits anytime they construct new plants or modify existing ones that will emit a lot of greenhouse gases.
EPA's supporters and most of its challengers agree this case is narrow in scope; the court's ruling is not expected to threaten EPA's broader strategy to fight global warming.