Nasir al-Wahishi was part of al-Qaida's "old guard," NPR's Alice Fordham reports. He was a veteran of the fighting in Afghanistan and had been Osama bin Laden's personal secretary.
Insurance coverage for maternity care is deemed essential under the Affordable Care Act. But adult children on a parent's plan still may be on the hook for the cost of childbirth. And it's not cheap.
On Thursday, the Vatican releases Pope Francis' encyclical on the environment and poverty. He has said he believes global warming is a moral, and man-made, issue — angering climate change skeptics.
"The Donald" has high national name recognition and has made forays into politics before. He was once one of several contenders for the nomination of the Reform Party and won a primary.
In a video, a senior operative read a statement announcing the death of Nasir al-Wahishi, who once served as Osama bin Laden's personal secretary. Al-Wahishi's deputy has been tapped to replace him.
An online banking service in the UK plans to give customers the ability to creat their online passwords and PINs out of emoji. But some experts aren't giving the move any smiley-faces.
Lawmakers in hard-hit Western states are pushing for suspensions to the Endangered Species Act to free up stored water. But an entrenched partisan divide over the law continues to be a hang-up.
Tampa Bay looks to Steve Stamkos to break out of his scoring funk, and keep the Lightning alive in the series.
The hack of federal workers' personal data is the latest theft of Social Security numbers. The government isn't saying how many SSNs have been stolen over time. One expert says it's more than half.
"I mean, I had to fight my way to get into the room," presidential candidate Sanders said of a recent event in Minnesota that drew an estimated 5,000 people. "Standing room only."
Atlantic Cod have become scarce along the coast, though catch limits have been reduced by 80 percent. Researchers are now tracking the sound of mating cod, hoping to help fishing boats avoid them.
A district attorney says the two inmates may have used power tools left behind by maintenance contractors at the Clinton Correctional Facility.
The government says thousands of vendors must pack up their wares, move off the streets and pay rent to sell from designated zones. The vendors say: How will we be able to earn a living?
On misogynoir, "lying about a lie," and what constitutes black identity in America.
The former Florida governor becomes the 11th major Republican candidate for the party's presidential nomination.
The controversial 2011 law was previously struck down on the grounds that it reflected ideological, rather than medical, priorities.
Sam Colt founded the company in 1855. Colt Defense filed for Chapter 11 protection late Sunday.
If a starfish loses a limb, a new arm buds and grows in its place. But young moon jellies have a different strategy for self-repair: Existing limbs rearrange themselves to regain symmetry.
President Omar al-Bashir was indicted by the International Criminal Court in 2009 on charges that he committed war crimes and genocide in Darfur, where 300,000 people died.
Dolezal made news after it emerged that she had been presenting herself as being of mixed race, when she was born to white parents.