The Gullah people, who are descendants of West African slaves, want to return to land the U.S. government took away during WWII. But the land has been a wildlife refuge for 40 years.
Almost 400 years after his death, researchers have found bone fragments that seem to match what they know about the celebrated author's burial.
The investigation started with a sergeant accused of wire fraud and other federal charges. It has expanded to involve offensive messages and more than a dozen officers.
A study with more than 3,000 babies found those who were breast-fed had slighter higher IQ test scores, stayed in school longer and earned more money as adults.
The Syrian government said it shot down the drone. A Pentagon official said though it wasn't clear that had happened, the claim was being investigated.
Legend has it the moon gifted this drink to the Guaraní people of South America. It was banned by the colonial government. The Jesuits made it their most profitable crop. Oh, and the pope drinks it.
Germany, Italy, and France have become members of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, one week after the U.K. joined. The U.S. says there's no need for another international lending institution.
Many New York public housing residents once trusted the police who patrolled their communities. Since an officer killed an unarmed man in public housing, some are pressing to change police tactics.
Genetic differences explain more of the wide variation in drinking habits among people with low incomes, while higher-income people tended to drink alike.
Ellen Pao was vying to be one of the few women at the top of the venture capital world. Then she was fired. Now she's suing, in an industry where women often say they are sidelined and passed over.
Overall, men were more likely to take their lives than women on the job. And workers between the ages of 65 and 74 were more likely to commit suicide at work than their younger counterparts.
Tairod Nathan Webster Pugh faces charges of attempting to join the self-described Islamic State and obstruction of justice. He is expected to plead not guilty.
Memory from Malawi and Achie from Ethiopia met at the U.N. last week. They're now best friends in real life and on Facebook, bound by their determination to build a better world for girls.
The 33-year-old Republican had come under heavy scrutiny. In a statement, he said that "the constant questions over the last six weeks have proven a great distraction."
Starbucks doesn't shy from controversy, however its attempt to talk about race relations has been met with some blunt opposition— and snark.
From 3,000-year-old peat bogs to 19th-century Brazil to modern foodies, the love of Irish butter has spread far. The secret to Ireland's deliciously rich, creamy butter is in its rolling green hills.
Citing both potential harm to society and a 2007 law, Thailand's Culture Ministry warns women to resist a trend of taking photos that focus on the midriff and the lower portion of their breasts.
Education thinkers at SXSW gave us the details on the teachers who inspired them.
House Republicans unveiled a draft budget Tuesday, aimed at balancing spending with revenues over the next decade without raising taxes.
The company brought the hammer down at its locations in the Netherlands after more than 32,000 people signed up via Facebook to play at a store in Eindhoven.