Rachel Canning, 18, says her parents kicked her out of their house; she wants them to give her financial support. A New Jersey judge denied her requests in an initial hearing Tuesday.
Wednesday is Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent. And as KSMU’s Samantha Nichols reports, various church leaders will be offering ash distributions to people in town who can’t make it to an Ash Wednesday service.
College Station, Texas, is losing "countless companies" to towns with faster Internet, one councilman says. It's now one of several cities considering a more aggressive approach to securing broadband.
The electronics retailer posted a $190 million fourth quarter loss as it struggles to update its image and battle big box stores and online rivals such as Amazon.com.
Economists say the unusually severe winter weather across the U.S. has cost billions of dollars and curtailed job growth. Some sectors of the economy will likely bounce back more than others.
The Supreme Court has ruled that a federal whistleblower law protects not just the employees of a public company, but also company contractors, like lawyers, accountants, and investment funds.
The move escalates a conflict with the federal government, which can exercise veto power over laws passed in the District.
After RT America host Abby Martin blasted Russia's intervention in Ukraine, the English-language network said she'd be sent to Crimea to "make up her own mind." But Martin says she's not going.
The journal JAMA Psychiatry is publishing initial findings from the largest-ever study of soldiers and suicide. They say a higher rate of those in the military have pre-existing mental conditions.
George P. Bush is expected to win Tuesday's GOP primary for land commissioner. Ben Phillpott of KUT brings the story of the young Bush's low-key campaign and outreach to Hispanic voters.
Organizers of the South Boston St. Patrick's Day Parade say they won't be allowing a gay rights group to join their parade. But Boston Mayor Martin Walsh says he'll keep fighting for LGBT inclusion.
World Cup soccer comes to the Brazilian city of Cuiaba in June. Authorities had planned to be done with a host of infrastructure projects by now, but it's clear that few of them will be ready in time.
"The fact is, these are Russian forces," Ukraine's ambassador to the U.S., Olexander Motsyk says. "And they... participate in toppling local government in Crimea."
The international community is expected to pump billions into Ukraine in hopes of stabilizing a country with a record of economic instability and widespread corruption.
A charter captain uses a quadcopter drone to capture footage of a mega-pod of dolphins off California and a family of Humpback whales in Maui.
In 1853, The New York Times reported about Solomon Northup's enslavement. The movie about his life won a best picture award on Sunday. That's when the Times' misspelling of Northup's name turned up.
The Missouri Department of Conservation started receiving reports over the weekend of dead fish surfacing in lakes and ponds around Missouri. KSMU’s Shane Franklin has more.
Over 15,000 births have taken place at birthing centers, and the number is growing. But there are no coverage guarantees despite provisions that prohibit discrimination against health care providers.
Russia's explanation for its military response to the crisis in Ukraine doesn't match real events, President Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry say.
A team of scientists says it has reawakened an ancient pathogen. It's not dangerous to humans, but they warn that climate change could free other deadly organisms from the frozen tundra.
The president's blueprint is not expected to have a much of an impact on Capitol Hill, where lawmakers already have a two-year spending deal on spending.
While young Minecraft players are building virtual castles or protecting themselves from monsters, they could also be learning about technology. Tell Me More looks at lessons from the game.
A federal judge last month ruled the state must recognize out-of-state same-sex marriages. Tuesday, state Attorney General Jack Conway said "I won't be defending discrimination."
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.