New prosperity brings new problems. For example: What does a government do when aid money for condom handouts is dwindling?
Cubs fan Keith Hartley got a round of applause for focusing on making the catch – and not disturbing his infant son Isaac, who kept enjoying his bottle while his dad lunged over the rain tarp.
A small but growing number of employers tie financial incentives to losing weight and exercising. The cost of nonparticipation can be so high that critics question whether workers have a true choice.
The death of Baltimore man Freddie Gray was a homicide due to a "high-energy injury" to his spine that resulted from "acts of omission" by the police, according to The Baltimore Sun.
Children as young as 3 years old will step in to right the wrong if they see someone being mistreated, a study finds. But they aren't as keen as 5-year-olds to dole out punishment.
The thousands of tons of meat has an estimated value of more than $480 million – but it also posed serious health risks, officials said.
According to one document published by WikiLeaks, "the main sticking point" for President Nicolas Sarkozy back in 2010 was "the U.S. desire to continue spying on France."
Once seen as a rising star in the GOP, the 44-year old Indian-American has seen his presidential hopes dim even before he gets in, as he's expected to do.
Michel Martin hosts a live storytelling event around police and community relations in Los Angeles. Join the online conversation by using #StreetsAndBeats.
Bulgaria has long been a drug trafficking hub. As recently as the the 1990s, the government looked the other way. Now an EU member, it's working to stop the flow of Afghan heroin into Europe.
As president of Georgia, Mikheil Saakashvili boldly took on much larger Russia in a 2008. He promptly lost. Now he's a governor in another country, Ukraine, which is also doing battle with Russia.
NPR reported today that the Department of Veterans Affairs didn't locate and compensate some 4,000 men exposed to mustard gas during World War II.
Defense attorneys for the two convicted football players successfully argued that a juror had intentionally withheld information that he was raped.
Instagram wants to be a source for your news. The photo-sharing app is rolling out an update that features trending tags and a beefed-up search tool that should help it compete with Twitter.
When it comes to test scores, students at Michigan's Brimley Elementary School are well above the state average. About half its students are Native Americans, many are from low-income families.
General Mills is one of the world's most successful food companies, with iconic brands like Green Giant. But fast-changing tastes are forcing it and other food firms to innovate to stay relevant.
The problem has had a wide impact, keeping farmworkers, Ultimate Fighting Championship athletes and foreign students from entering the U.S. The agency has 100 experts working on a fix.
Melissa Mayeux plays shortstop for two of France's national teams: the U-18 junior squad and the senior softball team. She's known as a smooth fielder who can also handle a bat.
The U.S. is appealing because of its high standard of living and lack of an extradition treaty with China. The U.S. is also reluctant to arrest suspects unless provided with solid information.
Several dozen rec centers offer aftercare and summer camp for children in Baltimore's poorest neighborhoods. But they also give the kids the family stability and structure that so many of them lack.