When tea met sugar, they formed a power couple that altered the course of history. It was a marriage shaped by fashion, health fads and global economics. And it doomed millions of Africans to slavery.
Officer Michael Slager previously said he had followed procedure, but a video showed him shooting a man who was running away from him after a traffic stop.
After a bust of Snowden was installed in a Brooklyn park and then removed by authorities, some artists projected a photo of his face there last night, using ashes and light.
Lots of young adults are using apps like Venmo to settle all kinds of debts. As the apps get more popular, they've become targets for scammers and hackers. But that hasn't seemed to scare away users.
As President Obama unveiled a framework of a deal with Iran on its nuclear program, Congress was out of town. Next week, they're back and could prevent sanctions from being lifted.
Depending on the amount of subsidies taken, some will get a bigger refund than expected and others will owe taxes. Making earlier adjustments based on income or other changes could ease the guesswork.
Farms in California use as much as four times the water consumed by cities and towns. Now farmers are on defense after the governor decided to mostly exempt them from new, sweeping water cutbacks.
More than a century ago, the Brontosaurus was deemed too similar to the dinosaur Apatosaurus. Recent research finds there is enough difference between the two creatures after all.
In the first-quarter of 2015, the ride-sharing service accounted for 46 percent of rides expensed by workers, according to a report. Its market share in the same period last year was 15 percent.
The university said Aaron Leetch and Torrey Ward were returning from the NCAA basketball championship game in Indianapolis. The cause of the crash is still under investigation.
In Seattle — one of the nation's wealthiest cities — homelessness has surged over the past decade. More people are now homeless in Seattle than anywhere except New York City, Los Angeles or Las Vegas.
As the 51-year-old civil war in Colombia winds down, efforts to find and destroy the many mines are underway.
Nearly 1 million New York City residents are still uninsured. Rather than go to emergency rooms or city hospitals, some get free care from students in medical school.
Thousands of people trapped in the Yarmouk Palestinian camp in southern Damascus. The area has been under Syrian military siege and is now threatened by militants with the self-styled Islamic State.
As the jurors start deliberations Tuesday whether to convict Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, Masha Gessen says there are still some "gaping holes" in the case. Her new book is The Brothers.
A new study finds Mexican-American toddlers are lagging behind their white counterparts.
From Rand Paul's "NSA spy cam blockers" to the RNC's George H.W. Bush socks, political swag is already getting creative ahead of the 2016 race.
For Notre Dame, tonight brings a chance for to overcome years of frustration. In three of the past four years, the team has lost in the championship game.
In certain places in American history, showing a little leg has been illegal — for men and women.
Several government buildings, including the Capitol and the State Department were without power. The local power company, Pepco, reported major problems throughout the D.C. area.