Philippines battles IS rebels

The Philippine military chief says three Malaysians, an Indonesian and possibly Arab extremists have been killed in a southern city that Islamic militants planned to burn entirely.

Minority group in U.S. hopeful

A June 6 special election for a U.S. House seat in Los Angeles could be a breakout moment for Korean-Americans, who haven’t had one of their own in Congress since the late 1990s.

German leader in spotlight

Chancellor Angela Merkel cautions against seeking “simple answers” to complex global issues.

Famed sportswriter dies at 78

Frank Deford, columnist for Sports Illustrated and contributor to NPR, “was a giant in the world of sports. His loss is immeasurable,” says broadcaster Bryant Gumbel.

Glimpse at lifestyles of the rich

Melania Trump’s $51,000 jacket puts focus on growing market for high-end luxury, offering the highest level of hand craftsmanship.

Fighting to save big cats

South Africa’s ‘lion whisperer’ gets up close with big cats to condemn the South African industry in which customers kill captive-bred lions in relatively confined areas.