Anyone found breaking the new law in Maharashtra state could face up to five years in prison.
An estimated 1.6 billion people — many of them in the developing world — pay bribes for public services, according to a new book. The alternative may be no health care and no education.
The Israeli prime minister has warned about the dangers of the Iranian nuclear program for two decades. He has shaped the debate, but will he influence the final outcome?
The Justice Department found that the department violated the Constitution with discriminatory policing practices. It found blacks disproportionately targeted by the police and the justice system.
"The erosion is steady. That's a steady downward line on a graph. And there's no sign that it's being turned around."Bill McDiarmid, Dean of the School of Education at the University of North Carolina
The vote would be a victory for President Obama as Republicans had wanted to strip funding for the president's executive actions on immigration from the bill.
The reaction to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech on Iran to a joint meeting of Congress are so far along partisan lines.
Sara Creech's nursing career fell apart after she returned from Iraq with PTSD. She found purpose - and a new path - on the farm. Now, the USDA is giving veterans like her more financial support.
Former CIA chief and retired Gen. David Petraeus, whose military career has been overshadowed by charges that he provided classified data to his mistress, will avoid a trial.
The complicated story behind the simple repetitive wordplay jest.
The volcano spewed heavy smoke into the air and lava down its slopes, prompting the evacuation of thousands of people in southern Chile.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is speaking before Congress this morning, in a much anticipated and controversial address. David Greene discusses the speech with NPR's Michele Kelemen.
The arrangement circumvented a process that could have automatically preserved Clinton's email communications in government archives.
House Republicans are asking why the Obama administration moved money to run the federal insurance marketplace in 37 states, after House Democrats didn't appropriate enough funding.
The Israeli premier's remarks are a culmination of a controversy that began in January with he was invited — without input from the White House — to make the speech.
The Justice Department claimed patient safety celebrity Dr. Chuck Denham solicited payments from a medical products company to win a prestigious National Quality Forum endorsement for its antiseptic.
A local source says that Iran, which has already been aiding Iraq with artillery and intelligence support, has sent fighters to help take Tikrit.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Police Chief Charlie Beck are calling for calm and patience, as three investigations are underway into the police killing of a homeless man Sunday.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks to a joint meeting of Congress on Tuesday. The speech highlights differences between the U.S. and Israel on how to stop Iran from going nuclear.
People say many things affect health, from personal behavior and childhood abuse to God's will, according to a new poll. The people behind the numbers explain what it means for people and communities.