If you're not a bit farsighted at age 6, you're much more likely to be nearsighted by age 12, a study of thousands of children finds. A simple eye refraction exam can spot it early on.
The indictment of Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., could lead to Chris Christie, R-N.J., appointing a replacement. With Christie's presidential prospects, he might want to consider appointing himself.
That's how children cope with a fearful situation. But what happens when the trauma ends? We learn more about the the 84 boy rescued from a school that was reportedly influenced by the terror group.
The pastor who built his church from nothing in the 1960s also launched the Hour of Power broadcast a decade later. By 2010, however, the palatial Crystal Cathedral was forced into bankruptcy.
Tucked away in the archives of the University of South Carolina is a video clip of a rousing King speech.
The plane's voice recorder was recovered last week near the scene of the crash. From it, investigators were able to determine that co-pilot Andreas Lubitz deliberately crashed the plane.
The states, which both passed legislation that critics say would allow businesses to discriminate against LGBT customers, have been forced to backtrack following protests.
Islam is growing more rapidly than any other religion in the world, according to the Pew Research Center, which predicts that Islam will nearly equal Christianity by 2050 before eclipsing it.
And in other plagiarism news, a French lawmaker is being mocked for lifting sections on the Assyrian genocide from Wikipedia to craft a draft law.
Googling that fact can make insufferable know-it-alls even more sure of their superior abilities, a study finds. The mere act of searching seems to boost faith in one's knowledge.
Gunmen have attacked a university in eastern Kenya, killing at least 14 people. The militant group al-Shabab has claimed responsibility. NPR's Gregory Warner offers the latest from Nairobi.
A look at the offerings finds everything from "beautiful colonial rooms" in the heart of Havana" for $27 to "a holiday sanctuary" villa on the outskirts of Havana for $1000.
The vessel reportedly capsized while bringing in its nets off the Kamchatka Peninsula. Authorities in Moscow have denied reports that it was overloaded.
As violence continues elsewhere in Yemen, al-Qaida has laid siege to a coastal city in the country's southeast, asserting control over key facilities in the port city of al-Mukallah.
A siege is ongoing at the school in the town of Garissa. It is reportedly attended by more than 800 students.
A top Republican senator charged that Hillary Clinton "probably" broke the law with her use of private emails as secretary of state. But it's not likely to be so clear.
The new movie Woman In Gold tells the true story of Maria Altmann, who fought her way to the Supreme Court to force the Austrian government to give back a painting of her aunt, Adele Bloch-Bauer.
Tens of thousands of people are suffering after losing their jobs in the wake of wide-scale corruption at Brazil's state oil company. Scores of politicians and executives have been implicated.
African-Americans are changing their minds about guns, and Detroit's black police chief supports responsible concealed-carry. Still, some remain convinced that having a gun will lead to problems.
Wal-Mart has long been criticized for low pay and erratic work schedules. So when the retailer arrives in a community, it stirs controversy — but it also brings jobs and low prices.