For the second time in five years, President Obama delivered a message of resilience and love at a memorial service for slain soldiers at Fort Hood, Texas.
Dangerous and impolite: This little guy triggers food poisoning in people by biting off chunks of intestine, chewing on them for a bit ... and then spitting them out.
The House Ways and Means Committee voted to send the Justice Department a criminal referral over what they said was ex-IRS official Lois Lerner's "extreme bias."
Demonstrators have taken over some government buildings in eastern Ukraine, saying they want a vote on whether to join Russia. Ukrainian officials vow to resolve the situation within 48 hours.
Edie Falco plays ER nurse Jackie Peyton who is very competent at her high-stress job, but struggles with addiction. The sixth season of Nurse Jackie begins Sunday on Showtime.
A Pew Research Center survey shows that 29 percent of working-age mothers stay at home, compared to a low of 23 percent in 1999.
The plan shifts $100 million to pension funds and resolves one of the record bankruptcy's most contentious issues.
Voters throughout the Ozarks faced numerous school bond proposals Tuesday. KSMU’s Scott Harvey has this review.
Proponents of online education say it's flexible and economical. But skeptics say "college by Internet" is a pale substitute for real-world exchanges with instructors and peers inside the classroom.
There are plenty of stereotypes when it comes to seniors and technology, but the Pew Research Center says those don't always ring true.
The Rip Cord is a simple solution to open tightly sealed boxes without a knife, keys or any other sharp objects. And it might encourage recycling.
This week, President Obama signed executive orders aimed at narrowing the gender wage gap, but some critics say they don't actually address the issue.
Older generations might have left behind physical letters, photographs and journals. But much of that is digital now. Saving and organizing it all is a new challenge for librarians and writers alike.
Musa Khan was arrested along with his family at a violent protest in Lahore where police said the boy threw stones at them.
As vertical farming takes root in cities around the world, critics fear it's leaving a big carbon footprint. An experiment in Chicago turning garbage into energy aims to prove them wrong.
The recall involves some of the Japanese automaker's top-selling vehicles, including some model years for the Camry sedan, RAV4 SUV, Corolla, Yaris and Matrix.
The plane's vanishing is a tragedy and an unsolved mystery. The desire for answers means the event could retain attention for decades, as have the disappearances of Jimmy Hoffa and Amelia Earhart.
Perhaps aware that trailers have become wall-to-wall explosions and noise, the people behind the latest look at Godzilla rely heavily on sudden, creepy quiet.
About 150 million people worldwide have hepatitis C, and all should be assessed and treated, the World Health Organization says. But the high cost of testing and drugs means that won't happen soon.
In her poetry, Kima Jones explores racial and sexual identity in the modern world — and the future. Nostalgic and assertive, her work revolves around a recurrent protagonist: the person of color.
One suspect is said to be in custody after Wednesday's incident at Franklin Regional High School in Murrysville, which is near Pittsburgh. Authorities say at least 20 teenagers were injured.
Fresh figures show that a relatively small number of doctors receive a significant share of Medicare payments. But analysts warn against jumping to conclusions about what that means.
A clever photography trick allows you to see the invisible: the rising heat from a lighter, the turbulence around airplane wings, the plume of a sneeze ... and even sound waves.
Both the men's and women's teams are Division I basketball champions this year. Only once before has a school done that in the same year: UConn, in 2004.
Also: Artist Damien Hirst will write an autobiography; Gabriel Garcia Marquez has left the Mexico hospital where he was being treated for a lung infection.