Concerns over possible brain injuries prompt Chris Borland to end his NFL career after one season. Borland, 24, said, "I just honestly want to do what's best for my health."
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's party has slipped in recent voter surveys, with approaches to a potential Palestinian state and the economy emerging as the top issues.
Daniel Willingham's new book is full of advice for parents and teachers hoping to nurture a love of reading in kids.
Congressional Republicans' budget is expected to be released Tuesday, but a federal budget is not really a budget at all.
The Marines are being tested in California's Mojave Desert to see if they have what it takes to serve in infantry units. Injuries in earlier training kept another dozen women from getting that far.
Much of the new building in the territory involves Jewish settlements. The Palestinians now have a new city, but the project has been slowed because until recently Israel did not allow a water hookup.
Public passion is all well and good, but it will take more than big talk to get to Mars by 2025, space specialists say. Even several rockets-worth of cash won't easily solve the technical challenges.
Though Princeton is the only undefeated team in the championship. They enter as eighth seed. The tournament begins March 20th.
The caseload could surge to 592 million by 2035, with a huge contribution from the developing world. And across the globe, people with diabetes tend to earn less — or lose their job altogether.
As Americans move toward more favorable views of pot, politicians are, too — in some cases.
The brain's cerebellum helps shape thinking and emotion, as well as physical coordination, research shows. Could stimulating that part of the brain help ease some aspects of autism and schizophrenia?
Police officers on Monday described a fierce gunbattle that included thrown explosives, at the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
It's the latest step in a growing controversy after thousands of homeowners said insurance companies lowballed damage estimates and insurance insiders called the appeals process "rigged."
The state's earlier ban on judges belonging to groups that discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation now applies to youth organizations. Does this take judicial impartiality too far?
A little-known division of Immigration and Customs Enforcement has helped track down people who committed atrocities in Rwanda, the former Yugoslavia, and El Salvador.
How does the former governor square hawking a diabetes supplement program with a potentially serious run for the White House?
Researchers are developing technology to control the movement of cockroaches. Strapped with electrodes and sensors, these insects we often loathe could be used for disaster relief or surveillance.
A bill cracking down on human trafficking was supposed to be an easy one to pass, but that was before Democrats discovered the bill also contained language restricting abortion rights.
A real estate heir linked to two murders and a disappearance was arrested after an HBO documentary brought renewed attention to a case in which he was involved.
A surprising number of academically gifted, low-income students are not applying to the Ivy League universities and selective colleges they're sure to get into.