Arkansas has some of the lowest wages in the country. It's also home to one of the most vulnerable Senate Democrats, raising the stakes for a possible ballot measure to increase the minimum wage.
Karl Sutton belongs to a farmers co-op in Montana where member-owners share costs and revenue. A health insurance co-op appeals to him, too — but can the model grow beyond its niche market?
Maryland, Stanford, the University of Connecticut and Notre Dame will play this weekend in Nashville. Notre Dame and UConn are undefeated.
The official death toll from Washington state's mudslide has increased to 28. The Snohomish County medical examiner's office says 22 of those victims have been identified.
Charles H. Keating Jr., the notorious financier who served prison time and was disgraced for his role in the costliest savings and loan failure of the 1980s, has died. He was 90.
Muriel Bowser won the District of Columbia's Democratic mayoral primary on Tuesday. She defeated incumbent Vincent Gray in a race defined by a scandal involving Gray's campaign four years ago.
Authorities kept hundreds of thousands of people out of their beds early Wednesday after the quake struck off Chile's northern coast. Five people were crushed to death or suffered fatal heart attacks.
The United States Geological Survey says the quake measured 8.2. Chile ordered an evacuation of its coastal areas.
The Harlem Hellfighters broke barriers as the first African-American infantry unit to fight in World War I. Their story is retold in a new graphic novel written by Max Brooks, author of World War Z.
After weeks of wrangling and in a rare show of bipartisanship, Congress approved a bill calling for $1 billion in aid to Ukraine and new sanctions on Russia over its annexation of Crimea.
The San Francisco Cooking School invited us to explore the "wonder" of sliced bread, and perfect techniques for light to extra dark toast. Would you pay to learn the secrets of fancy toast?
The virus does not typically spread as far afield as it has in Guinea — and that makes it much harder to stop.
Laura Christian, the birth mother of Amber Marie Rose, who was killed in an accident linked to the problem, says she's identified at least 29 victims.
The odds of something like that happening are astronomic for even the brightest students in the United States, but Kwasi Enin, a first-generation American from Shirley, N.Y., has a lot going for him.
A former prime minister and a candy billionaire lead the pack of presidential contenders for the May election. One big question is whether voters in Crimea, which Russia now controls, will have a say.
What the heck did we put on salad, wings, chips and pizza crust before ranch flavor was invented? If you were born after the 1970s, you probably don't remember.
Mammograms can prevent breast cancer deaths, but each woman's benefit or harm will vary based on her age and underlying cancer risks, a study finds. More individualized advice would help.
Will Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, a former top aide to President Obama, find himself facing a challenge from another politician who was once close to Obama?
In 2012, nearly a quarter of all new businesses were started by people between the ages of 55 and 64. What makes older adults choose starting businesses over retirement?
General Motors CEO Mary T. Barra testified on Capitol Hill Tuesday, speaking before a House panel that is investigating how the company handled problems with its vehicles' ignition switch.