French-style eaux de vie have made a comeback in the U.S. thanks to the farm-to-table movement. Dozens of distilleries are now crafting dry, fragrant spirits from fruits that might have been wasted.
Three of the Blackwater security guards were found guilty of manslaughter and voluntary manslaughter, while a fourth was convicted of first-degree murder.
Retailers rely on systems that require workers to be ready to work a shift — whether or not they end up working. The state attorney general is looking into the way big retailers handle scheduling.
The Magna Carta is sometimes called England's greatest export. Issued by an embattled King John 1215, the document is now on display at the British Library and is pulling in large crowds.
The rocket is carrying supplies to the international space station. SpaceX hopes to land the reusable rocket onto a platform in the Atlantic Ocean.
SuperPACs, financed by unlimited but disclosed donations, now appear to be the presidential candidate's new best friend. One backing Sen. Marco Rubio is revving up, and Sen. Ted Cruz already has four.
Tuesday, senators begin working out the details of a bipartisan update to the No Child Left Behind education law. The proposed revision would give states more control over school accountability.
For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try a British delicacy: All-Day Breakfast in a can. We may be using the word delicacy incorrectly.
The Florida senator got his start on the Bob Dole presidential campaign and was once Mormon. Here's what else you might not know.
The manuscript dates to 1942, when the mathematician and computer science pioneer worked to break the German Enigma code. It is filled with complex mathematical and computer science notations.
In 2010, Inglis, R-S.C., lost his seat in the Tea Party wave for, among other things, accepting climate change. Past winners of the award include President George H.W. Bush.
Sixty-three percent of people who took part in a global survey of religious attitudes say they are religious, according to WIN/Gallup International, the organization that carried out the polling.
We hear a lot about concussion and kids, but older adults are even more vulnerable to traumatic brain injury. A slip in the kitchen leads one man down the rabbit hole with no clear path out.
The Florida senator has had a meteoric rise in politics. He served at the state level beginning in 2000. In 2010, he was elected to the Senate, where he established himself as a GOP leader.
The authorities in Gaza decided that the animal had to be slaughtered.
The only punishment for three of the attackers who brutally raped the 16-year-old in 2013 was cutting grass. The world protested, and Monday they were finally sentenced to 15 years in prison.
National Front founder Jean-Marie Le Pen won't run in the upcoming regional elections after his daughter and political successor criticized his remarks about gas chambers being a "detail" of history.
The New York Times is calling Spieth, 21, "a composite of several of the best golfers the United States has produced."
The move, NPR's Frank Langfitt says, is "designed to assuage Hong Kongers angry with mainlanders who buy up goods." Critics say visitors from the mainland have driven up prices in Hong Kong.
In 2006, the Nobel prize-winning author of The Tin Drum admitted that as a teen during World War II, he had served with the Waffen-SS — the combat unit of the Nazi Party's elite military police force.