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The zombie movie Maggie examines an array of cultural anxieties such as plague, environmental catastrophe and big government. Critic David Edelstein says the film is more art flick than blockbuster.
The measure would allow Congress to review and potentially reject a nuclear deal with Iran. Steve Inskeep talks to Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin, ranking member on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
Yemenis fleeing the conflict in their homeland are boarding boats and crossing the mouth of the Gulf of Aden to the tiny, African nation of Djibouti. For those who make it, the main issue is the heat.
Robert Overton is the oldest living American veteran of World War II, according to the White House. He turns 109 on Monday. Overton spends most days on the front porch of his home in Austin, Texas.
The suit alleges the bank set unrealistic sales quotas that pushed employees to open unauthorized accounts. Steve Inskeep talks to E. Scott Reckard, who covers banking for the Los Angeles Times.
After a disappointing report for March, there's hope job creation in April will return to the robust pace experienced in 2014. If there is no snap-back it could signal a downshift in economic growth.