The U.S. and other Western governments ostracized Narendra Modi for the past decade. They are now willing to deal with him, but it's not clear how warm those relations might be.
The Nigerian Nobel laureate says the abduction of more than 250 girls by extremist group Boko Haram is a defining moment for his country.
The Department of Transportation on Friday announced that it's ordering General Motors to pay a $35 million civil penalty for the handling of its ignition switch problems.
LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling will reportedly fight the NBA to keep his team. The Barbershop guys weigh in on that feud, and Solange and Jay-Z's elevator dust-up.
This policy change would pay for treatment with a combination of new, expensive drugs for patients who haven't responded to older treatment regimens and are approaching or have cirrhosis of the liver.
Sixty years ago, the historic Brown v. Board of Education ruling was supposed to level the field for all students. But some educators say we haven't made a lot of progress.
The much-criticized recall of more than 2 million vehicles for ignition-switch and air-bag problems has resulted in a record fine for the automaker, the Department of Transportation says.
Three large and still mostly uncontained fires have burned thousands of acres in San Diego County, according to local media.
With an expensive communication satellite as its payload, a Russian Proton-M rocket broke apart during its third stage last night. The unmanned rocket failed at an altitude of 100 miles.
In a country known for political dynasties, Modi's rise has been stunning. He's praised for making his Gujarat state an economic powerhouse, but religious riots there in 2002 leave some uneasy.
Defying expectations of a close vote that would require a coalition government, opposition leader Narendra Modi and his BJP party won India's election outright, by a huge margin.
Because of corruption involving medical officials, the government and middlemen, only half the people with HIV get medicine. One man lost his wife while they were both on a waiting list for treatment.
The film industry is using drones for movies and commercials, even though federal regulators are still working on rules that would permit the use of unmanned aerial vehicles to make money.
Latino families sued four Orange County school districts over school segregation. The case, Mendez v. Westminster, ended school segregation in California seven years before Brown v. Board.
Rep. Beto O'Rourke of Texas says he routinely gets complaints of Border Patrol agents' unprofessionalism or abuse. O'Rourke and his colleague say training hasn't kept up with the growth of the agency.
Turkey's energy minister says he hopes a drop in the level of noxious fumes inside a devastated coal mine will make it easier to reach miners who are still unaccounted for.
The Congress party, which has been at the center of Indian politics for most of the country's history since independence from Britain, conceded defeat several hours into the vote counting.
The state is poised to become the 22nd to legalize marijuana for medical purposes.
When The New York Times removed Jill Abramson from the top editor spot at the paper — the first woman in the role — the publisher replaced her with Dean Baquet — the first black person in that job.
The most prominent feature on the solar system's largest planet has been shrinking for years, and NASA says it's now smaller than ever.