NBC Chief Anchor Brian Williams is dealing with scathing criticism over his exaggerated accounts, over the years, of a helicopter landing under hostile fire in Iraq in 2003.
The end looks to be near for RadioShack. The nearly century old electronics retail chain is on the verge of bankruptcy. Audie Cornish talks to Jamie Lendino of PC Magazine.
More than 80 percent of high school students in Shanghai are myopic. A new study finds a link between higher income and poor eyesight. But the root cause is still hotly debated.
New data collected from the European Space Agency's Planck telescope shows that the first starlight in the universe occurred about 560 million years after the Big Bang.
Pope Francis has declared slain Archbishop Oscar Romero a martyr. Previous popes declined to do so, possibly because of Romero's role in liberation theology.
Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Margaret Hamburg says she'll leave the job at the end of March after six years in the spotlight and controversies over Plan B emergency contraception.
The jobs picture has changed profoundly since the 1970s. This map shows how those changes played out across the country.
The U.N. Committee on the Rights of the Child said it's reviewed reports of the mass execution of boys and of beheadings, crucifixions and the burying of children alive.
A manifesto posted online by the al-Khanssaa Brigade paints an idyllic picture of life for women and says "there is no greater responsibility for a woman than being a wife to her husband."
The president said that God never justifies the killing of innocent people. He also referred to the Dalai Lama, who attended the breakfast for the first time, as his "good friend."
Last year, Harvard was among dozens of schools the Department of Education said it's investigating for how they handle sexual abuse allegations.
With Fresh Off The Boat making waves, we look back at a colorful crop of shows with Asian-American leads that most of us have forgotten.
The studio said she will launch a new production venture within Sony. Her departure comes shortly after the studio was hit by a cyberattack — one that exposed employee data and Pascal's emails.
House Speaker John Boehner says Francis will address lawmakers on Sept. 24 during his first papal visit to the United States.
The jury of seven women and five men convicted the 70-year-old of six offences, including attempted rape, four counts of indecent assault and one of having sex with a girl under the age of 13.
The TransAsia Flight 235 crashed into a shallow river on Wednesday, killing at least 31 people. Taipei's mayor said the pilot had narrowly avoided buildings and likely more casualties.
King Abdullah has vowed to wage a "harsh" war against the group after it released a video this week that showed a Jordanian pilot being burned alive.
Argentina's Secretary General of the Presidency Aníbal Fernandez says Mia Farrrow's statement about a controversial case is a "consequence of either misinformation .. or lack of it."
There are some some deep political lessons in how the 2016 hopefuls fumbled the political hot potato.
The head of the Food and Drug Administration has been on the job for six years and presided over such controversial decisions as relaxing age restrictions on the Plan B contraceptive.