The singer who is midway through his "Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour" has just released his first official autobiography, "Me." Tracy Smith talks with Sir Elton John about the reasons for writing the book, which covers the story of his parents, music, addiction and recovery, and his marriage and two sons, which he calls "maybe not the last chapter, but the best chapter."
In 2014 Rita Braver met with children grappling with a very grown-up issue: gender identity. Five years later she meets up again with Zoey, Venice and Mati, each a transgender youth, to see how their lives have progressed.
Entrepreneur, first-time politician and Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang will be among the 12 contenders on stage at the Democratic Party debate in Westerville, Ohio, on October 15. Nicholas Thompson, the editor-in-chief of Wired, sits down with Yang to talk about his longshot campaign, universal basic income, and our nation's economic transformation, and why he feels he is the ideal candidate for the job.
Beginning this year radio and television sports broadcaster Jason Benetti became the fulltime play-by-play announcer for the Chicago White Sox. Benetti, who has cerebral palsy, spoke with Scott Simon, of National Public Radio, about his remarkable career.
Michelle Miller sits down with the star and executive producer of the long-running series "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," who has taken her character's fight for the victims of sexual harassment and assault off-screen as well.
Japanese government says it will spend $6.5 million on emergency response for evacuees
Commissioner says department is dealing with "epidemic" of suicides
Senator Kamala Harris called out the lack of abortion discussion during the Democratic debates, arguing that the future of reproductive rights in America impacts half of the country's population. Harris joined Ed O'Keefe and Caitlin Huey-Burns in the spin room.
Former Congressman Beto O'Rourke of Texas spoke more at Tuesday's debate than at previous debates, although part of his time was spent in a testy exchange with Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg on gun buybacks. O'Rourke joined Ed O'Keefe and Caitlin Huey-Burns to clarify his position on guns and tax exemptions for churches.
"I don't need lessons from you on courage — political or personal," Buttigieg told O'Rourke during a heated exchange
Congresswoman Ilhan Omar also endorsed the Vermont senator Tuesday night
The largest pop culture event on the East Coast drew hordes of sci-fi, fantasy, anime and comic book fans, many of whom came in disguises (or, in the case of some superheroes, discarded them)
A look back at the esteemed personalities who've left us this year, who touched us with their innovation, creativity and humanity
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NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured images that show unique craters and previously unknown features
These colleges come with a hefty price tag
Daryl Paul first started turning strips of hose into stars and stripes in 2015
"He raised me ever since I was in second grade. And I feel like I owe it to him to carry on his last name," the player said
"This is how amazing our firefighters are," wrote the fire department on Facebook
"Next home run I hit will be for you... when you see me pointing, I'll be pointing at you," he promised the teen
The trooper is being praised for stopping his car and properly handling the fallen flag
Williams set out to pay for 53 mammograms, and this Breast Cancer Awareness Month, his foundation announced they far exceeded that goal