IBM's Watson, known for crushing the human competition on Jeopardy!, is now a sous-chef. It's spitting out novel ingredient combos for human chefs to cook, and hitting the road with sample dishes.
Authorities say from now on, climbers on the world's tallest peak will be expected to return 18 pounds of garbage on their way down or else lose a $4,000 deposit.
2014. This, we're told, is the year female rappers will break their way back into the mainstream, ending the long period of silence for women in the industry.
Eleven children were placed in a home where their adoptive parents forced them to sleep in cages. The victims endured other abuses as well. They were rescued in 2005.
Washington state's Wanapum Dam is owned by a county utility; divers found the damage after an engineer noticed an odd curve close to a roadway.
We set aside a moment to recognize the greatness of Donna Meagle, the most Mercedes-loving employee of the Pawnee Parks and Recreation department.
Democrat Wendy Davis may have earned some national celebrity, but this probably won't translate into winning the race for Texas governor. Republican Greg Abbott holds a steady, expected lead.
Many tourists can't seem to resist leaving their marks on China's famous wall. Authorities are hoping to contain the damage by creating a place where it's OK to do so.
Ilga Vise talks with Angie Filbeck, project manager for the Walkable Neighborhood Project with the Healthy Living Alliance, and Mark Fenton, former host of the America's Walking series on PBS, about the Springfield is Moving event Thursday (3/6).
Spring hasn't exactly sprung. But for what seems like the first time in forever, forecasters aren't issuing any warnings about severe weather in the nation.
Also: Ansel Elkins wins the Yale Younger Poets Prize; What Is a Cat? author Bill Adler dies; the possible secret life of W.H. Auden.
Contradicting reports from the ground, the Russian leader insists that the armed men are "local self-defense forces." He also says Russia has no plans to annex Crimea.
Linda Wertheimer gets a progress report on Syria's disposal of chemical weapons from Amy Smithson, an expert at the Center for Non-Proliferation Studies.
As Russia strengthens its military control over Crimea, what options and obligations does the U.S. and its NATO allies have to protect Ukraine? David Greene talks to retired Admiral James Stravridis.
David Greene gets the latest on Russia's military moves in Ukraine from Steven Lee Myers of The New York Times. Russia portrays the Kiev government as rabid nationalists threatening ethnic Russians.
The public health community has been trying for years to debunk the spurious connection people have been making between vaccines and autism. Have the messages been backfiring?
Vladimir Putin orders tens of thousands of troops in military exercises near Ukraine to pull back. Thousands of Russian servicemen control border crossings and block military bases inside Crimea.
The president's annual budget comes out on Tuesday. But before the bound copy of the budget is even delivered to Congress, the fate of this spending plan is already sealed.
The sharp decline in payments coincides with increased scrutiny of drug marketing. Later this year, federal law will also require that drugmakers disclose the amount of money they give to doctors.
People around the world are eating a wider range of foods. But as a whole, we are increasingly reliant on a few crops. Researchers say that increases the risk of agricultural disaster.
Don't call this a "Wes Anderson film." No, with its mix of humor and darkness, the director's new movie is both familiar and quite different. Anderson and actor Ralph Fiennes talk about their process.
The EU wants the U.S. to prohibit food makers here from using names with historical ties to Europe. That means cheeses like Parmesan and Brie sold in the U.S. may have to find new names.
Supporters of the Affordable Care Act are working in Chicago and several other cities to sign up cabbies for health insurance as the March 31 open enrollment deadline nears.
The umpires performed perfectly during the spring training game. All three challenged calls were upheld by a replay.
Sunday night's Oscars mark the fourth time students from a Los Angeles high school have teamed up with the superstar musician.