Credit Suisse has been accused by senators of helping American clients hide assets from the IRS. The Swiss bank's top executives are answering the allegations in a congressional hearing on Wednesday.
The U.S. has wanted better relations with Venezuela, but the new president, like Hugo Chavez before him, say experts, uses the U.S. as a scapegoat to divert attention from domestic problems.
Studies show that harsh policies, including criminalization, don't help the students who are removed from the classroom — and that schools punish black, Latino and disabled students more harshly.
How much is that colonoscopy? Finding out can range from hard to impossible. Massachusetts now requires that health care providers give patients prices within two days. But that doesn't always happen.
An 18-passenger plane created by a Boston-based company will feature windowless travel. Instead, cameras outside the aircraft will project images onto thin screens, giving passengers panoramic views.
Saying that a Texas law barring same-sex marriage is unconstitutional and demeans the dignity of homosexuals, a federal judge struck down the law Wednesday.
The space agency announces a stunning discovery, as the Kepler mission identifies 715 new planets that orbit 305 stars. The finding boosts the verified number of such planets by around 70 percent.
The high court agreed with investors who lost billions in a massive fraud perpetrated by tycoon Allen Stanford. By a 7-to-2 vote, the justices allowed their state class action suits to go forward.
With Ukraine in political limbo following the flight of its president Saturday, word is emerging that ministers are poised to nominate Arseniy Yatsenyuk to replace Viktor Yanukovych.
Fusilier Lee Rigby was attacked in London. The killers said they were avenging the deaths of Muslims in Iraq and Afghanistan. One killer will die in prison. The other will be there at least 45 years.
The unrest in Ukraine has now shifted eastward to Crimea. The region is an autonomous part of Ukraine, but with strong links to Russia, including a naval base.
Three years ago, the president was toppled and the country seemed headed for major changes. Today, the military is in control and is waging a sustained crackdown on opposition groups.
Uganda's president signed a law imposing harsh penalties for homosexuality. Host Michel Martin gets reaction to the law from Ugandan gay activist Frank Mugisha.
If the idea of a crypto-currency confuses you to the point of avoiding the topic altogether, you're missing out on some good stuff worthy of a Dan Brown novel.
With obesity as a top health priority, the first lady wants clearer labels to help people make healthier choices. Advocates hope food manufacturers will have to provide more details on added sugar.
Millions of years ago, dozens of the massive sea creatures washed ashore. Their fossils were discovered in 2011. Scientists have worked to figure out what killed them. Now they have an answer.
A regional transplant service built a centralized surgical center in St. Louis where organs are removed from donors. The approach has shaved hours from the time it takes to get organs to patients.
English is a dynamic language. But some of the best saws are old as dirt.
New York Times correspondent David Kirkpatrick spent months on the ground in Benghazi, Libya trying to get to the bottom of the deadly Sept. 11, 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate.