The Syrian uprising started three years ago this week with protests and eventually a military crackdown that led to all-out civil war. More than 130,000 people have died.
The search for the Malaysian Airlines plane that went missing more than a week ago has expanded as officials still have little idea what happened to it.
Google Glass is still in the testing phase and still rather expensive, but that hasn't stopped political professionals from looking for ways Google Glass can become a powerful tool for campaigns.
Education circles are abuzz with a new concept: that resilience and persistence are just as important as intelligence to predicting student success and achievement. But can "grit" actually be taught?
Garrett Peterson was born with a defective windpipe and every day he struggled to breathe. Now, thanks to a 3-D printer, his windpipe has been strengthened and Garrett should soon breathe normally.
A day after Crimeans voted to secede from Ukraine, the U.S. and its Western allies were expected to announce sanctions against Russia.
After adjusting for inflation, the cost of tuition more than tripled between 1973 and 2013. That reality has been forcing more and more students to take on staggering debts.
Observant Sikhs need to get an exemption in order to keep maintain long hair and beards. One service member who is Sikh says the application process has a chilling effect on those who want to serve.
Fred Phelps is in hospice care and has been excommunicated from the church he founded in Topeka, his son Nathan wrote in a statement he posted to Facebook Saturday night.
How reliably can we find the fakes? A new study says the more forgeries people come across, the better they are at spotting them. But there are multiple traps that can cloud screeners' judgment.
From spanking children to denying service to gay couples, legislation in Kansas has been stirring up controversy. Some lawmakers argue their colleagues are drifting from the important issues.
With tablet technology still relatively new, pediatricians are trying to understand how interactive media affects children.
A group of physicists banned PowerPoint from forums, and they're aren't the only people who say we should cut back on slide-based presentations: Others include Amazon, LinkedIn and NASA.
I feel no shame when I say I'm a recovering addict. The battle has made me a warrior. As someone lucky to survive, I want to tell others not to give up.
Tens of thousands of Russians and Ukrainians live in New York City, and many with close ties to their countries are on edge over what's happening back home.
Protests continue to rock Venezuela as peaceful marches have turned violent.The list of grievances — rising crime, inflation — is long, but the main one for many is the scarcity of basic food.
Some of the serious clashes between Russia and Ukraine are being carried out online. Crimea's referendum website was hit Sunday.
The search area for the Boeing 777 was widely expanded Saturday; investigators are now asking more than a dozen nations to help find the jetliner that went missing last weekend.
Convoys of humanitarian aid trucks from Saudi Arabia are rolling through Jordan toward Syria. That puts Jordan in a precarious situation on the front line of the war.
New violence has erupted in a dispute over grazing land, as officials say an attack on several villages has killed more than 100 people.