In veiled conversations, some doctors may explain to dying patients how to hasten death. But overwhelmed families are left with profound questions and the feeling that no one can answer them.
Prosecutors say clerics accused the couple of burning a page of the Quran and helped incite a mob to incinerate them in a brick kiln.
Douglas Mark Hughes faces up to 9 1/2 years in prison. He was arrested after his April 15 flight from Gettysburg, Pa., to Washington, and has been under house arrest since then.
Genetically, at least, not that much has changed in the billion years since you two last shared a relative. Roughly half the 500 genes yeast need for life are interchangeable with the human versions.
Filibusters were once reserved for the gravest existential issues. Rand Paul's long hours Wednesday were about liberty, the Constitution, and the need to stand out in a field of presidential hopefuls.
Lt. Gen. Abdul Raziq has imposed control on the city where the Taliban were born. He's been praised by the U.S. and the Afghan leadership, but his forces have also been accused of human rights abuses.
Also on the list of 6,500 new Scrabble words: aji (the pepper), coqui (the frog) and the more old-fashioned ixnay and zowee. Or you could just say yeesh — if you've got the right tiles.
Doug Hughes flew into Washington, D.C., on something resembling a hybrid bicycle and helicopter. He did it to protest money in politics, but he could face up to a decade in prison. He has not regrets.
The comments came in an interview with The Atlantic. The president also discussed the nuclear talks with Iran and his often-frosty relationship with Israel's political leadership.
In some counties in the South, almost 20 percent of adults have severe vision loss. And those communities are also likely to be among the nation's poorest. Lack of regular eye care is just one issue.
Blockbusters like Ben-Hur were filmed at Cinecittà, a 100-acre movie metropolis, during its heyday. After decades of hard times, a tax credit has sparked a revival of "Hollywood on the Tiber."
Urban orchards are dropping everything from apples to avocados on Seattle, Bloomington, Ind., Boston and several other cities. Advocates say orchards can have longer lasting impact than gardens.
Ophthalmologists and cornea specialists have raised concerns about the lenses, citing studies and their own experiences treating children and teens who developed eye infections after wearing them.
Lawmakers voted 62-38 to limit debate on a bill that would grant the authority, a step toward a new trade pact with 11 Asia-Pacific nations.
Many have contrasted the press' treatment of bikers in the Waco shootout with its treatment of black protesters. The Times' Blow says this speaks to an underlying fear "of the otherness of blackness."
A felony charge was filed after Rice struck his fiancee while they were visiting Atlantic City, N.J., in February of 2014. Last May, he entered a one-year pretrial program.
Communication breakdown is not a new phenomenon. American history features a mass — and a mess — of misunderstood messages.
Race affects the risk of heart disease, and black women face elevated risk with just a few metabolic risk factors, a study finds. That's not the case for white women.
Prime Minister Najib Razak made the announcement via Twitter, a day after Indonesia joined Kuala Lumpur in agreeing to take in the refugees, most of whom have fled Myanmar.
Ancient ruins in the Syrian city captured by Islamist extremists could suffer the same fate as priceless artifacts that were destroyed in other cities seized by the group.