Daisy Armstrong struggled in school. She was homeless for a time. Then she began performing poetry — and it helped her, a gay woman, find a niche where she never thought she'd belong: the Army.
In a woodshop on the Ivy League campus, Dudley Whitney shapes blocks of wood ... and the lives of his students.
The woman is suing the government after customs officers confiscated books without telling her why they were banned. The case comes as the country is taking steps to revamp its legal system.
Fewer than half of Americans who are HIV positive are engaged in medical care. Advocates and long-term survivors of HIV and AIDS reflect on how the stigma surrounding the virus may play a role.
Elizabeth Lauten criticized the first daughters for their dress and actions and appearance during a Thanksgiving Day turkey pardon last week.
Justin Carter is a Texas 19-year-old who was jailed for making a "terroristic threat" on Facebook. Despite many efforts to get his case dismissed, he's still awaiting trial.
The World Food Program says it needs $64 million immediately to continue a voucher program that allows refugees in countries bordering Syria to buy food in local shops.
Turns out, Ebola is transmitted through the air, but it's not very good at spreading through the airborne route. What in the heck does that mean? We dig into the science to clear up the kerfuffle.
Slumping oil prices are continuing to have global economic repercussions. At home, that means lower gas prices, but in other countries more dependent on oil, the effects are serious.
The young women say they were subjected to lewd comments from the men. They responded by attacking them with belts. The men have been arrested, and the girls are to be honored by the state.
Pediatricians have been telling parents for years that soft bedding, such as pillows and blankets, raises the risk of suffocation for babies. But many parents don't seem to be paying attention.
The organization has announced a program called Digital Cookies that allows Girl Scouts to sell Thin Mints, Do-si-dos, Samoas and other cookies through personalized websites or a mobile app.
Two tribes in Namibia played with computers and looked at maps. The results of these tests shed light on why guys who are expert navigators might father more children than men who get lost.
Reneging on a weekslong understanding with the government, students tried to storm the chief executive's headquarters. Police were able to push back protesters.
A White House official says President Obama will also meet with his cabinet to discuss a federal program that provides equipment to local police. Obama ordered a review of the program earlier.
Now a fixture on the education landscape, TFA faces new challenges — from inside and out.
Congress returns from recess Monday, tasked with funding the government past Dec. 11. Some in the GOP want to tie it to halting Obama's immigration plan, while others aim to avoid a damaging shutdown.
The Supreme Court is tackling a question of increasing importance in the age of social media and the internet after a man was convicted of posting threats against his estranged wife and an FBI agent.
Twenty percent of people who fall and break a hip after age 50 die within a year, and women are at greatest risk. But you can reduce the odds of falling. Here's how.
In a country that strives to protect work-life balance, there are calls to ban employers from sending work email after business hours. Some big companies already observe it.