The ship with 429 sailors and Marines sank Dec. 7, 1941, in the attack on Pearl Harbor; 388 remain unaccounted for. The Pentagon decision, citing scientific advances in DNA testing, marks a reversal.
The White House said Tuesday that President Obama would remove Cuba from the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism. Iran, Sudan and Syria are also on it. But some states have made it off, too.
Most children don't get diagnosed with autism until they start school, a study finds, though the signs may be visible much earlier. Earlier diagnosis means more time to get therapy.
The Common Core math standards say students need more than a textbook understanding of concepts like the Pythagorean Theorem. So two Colorado teachers teamed up for a lesson in real-world math.
The latest episode: sexual misconduct and security lapses by employees at the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Secret Service.
As South Korea marks the first anniversary of the accident that killed 304 people, the root causes of the sinking are still unclear, and parents of the victims are embroiled in a political tug-of-war.
In 2013, Aaron Hernandez was a three-year NFL veteran who was accused of killing the boyfriend of his fiancee's sister. A jury found him guilty of first-degree murder Wednesday.
Young adults covered by their parents' health plans may balk at getting treatment for mental health or other conditions they would rather not have show up on family insurance statements.
The little box is for presidential public financing. At first, it was relatively popular but now fewer people are checking the box and more candidates are rejecting the funds.
Saying that Google abused its dominant position in the search market "by systematically favoring its own comparison shopping product," a European panel releases a list of antitrust charges.
When Clemson University professor Chenjerai Kumanyika attended the funeral this weekend, he found himself discussing gentrification — and his own role in the changes in North Charleston, S.C.
A moment of silence will be observed at 2:49 ET, the time when the first of two devastating bombs went off in the crowds gathered to watch the marathon in 2013.
V. Stiviano, the one-time companion of former L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling, must return millions of dollars in gifts, a judge has ruled in a lawsuit that was filed by Sterling's wife, Shelly.
After Robert Kobus alerted his bosses at the FBI to improper payroll practices, he was transferred to an office where he sat alone. He says the agency isolated and retaliated against him.
Italy is sending a high-tech espresso machine to the International Space Station. And NASA is worried it might be too popular.
Radio is king in North Dakota. Morning Edition talks to a liberal radio host, and a conservative small business owner who listens to him — though he doesn't always like what he hears.
Martha and Alvaro Galvis were wounded in 2013's bombing of the Boston Marathon. One of the hardest things to deal with, they say, is the feeling that something random and scary could happen again.
What's a fair way to divide up California's scarce water? The current system relies heavily on history: Some farmers will get water, others won't, simply based on when their land was first irrigated.
On the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln's death, historian Terry Alford explores John Wilkes Booth's life and how the assassination affected his family.
A new report finds South Korean students feel greater stress than those in any other developed nation. The country weighs the relentless pressure it places on studying and exams.