Researchers find that high-risk heart patients in teaching hospitals fared better when their cardiologists were away at national conventions instead of working at their usual jobs. Why?
The U.S. helped Gerardo Hernandez and his wife conceive through artificial insemination while he was in prison for spying. Hernandez was released last week as part of a prisoner swap.
In the landscape of modern Africa, they are a link to the long-ago past. They know everything about plants and animals. But their way of life — and language of clicks — may be doomed.
More than 22,000 young immigrants are now eligible to apply for a license in Arizona, something they were blocked from doing in 2012, thanks to an executive order by Gov. Jan Brewer.
The magazine's story centered on a University of Virginia student who said she was gang-raped during a fraternity party in 2012. Several discrepancies were found in the story.
Humans have lighter bones than other primates, and that change happened a lot later than anthropologists had thought. Blame our sedentary ways after our ancestors took up farming.
Carmen Martinez Ayuso was evicted from her apartment due to a loan her son took out and couldn't repay. Now she's been the recipient of unexpected kindness this holiday season.
The Pentagon said action against Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl could range from no further action to convening a court martial. The Taliban held Bergdahl for five years until his release in a prisoner exchange.
Christmas carp is a holiday mainstay in many central European nations. Traditionally, it swims in the family tub for a day or two, sometimes becoming a sort of pet before it ends up on the plate.
Joe Cocker, the raspy-voiced British singer famous for hit songs such as "Feelin' Alright" and "Up Where We Belong," has died, his management agency says.
The protest at the Letpadaung project comes two years after police forcefully dispersed demonstrators at the site. Villagers had complained of health and environmental problems related to the project.
Officer Christopher Manney was attempting to frisk Dontre Hamilton when he woke up and grabbed the officer's baton. Manney shot Hamilton 14 times.
He accused the Curia, which oversees the world's 1.2 billion Catholics, of "spiritual Alzheimer's" and careerism. Francis has made reforming the Vatican a major part of his agenda.
Nearly four years after the Arab Spring began, Tunisian voters elected Beji Caid Essebsi, a veteran of the country's autocratic regimes.
New York Police Commissioner Bill Bratton says tensions in the city are at their worst since the 1970s. He spoke two days after Ismaaiyl Brinsley shot and killed two police officers in New York.
The charges are related to her alleged links to her husband's business affairs. Cristina is sixth in line to the throne and becomes the country's first royal in modern times to face prosecution.
From hack attacks to the bottom falling out of oil, 2014 has been a year of big swings at the top and stagnation at the bottom.
North Korea's National Defense Commission, which is headed by the country's leader, Kim Jong Un, said its military was ready to fight America "in all war spaces including cyber warfare space."
A high-profile school tech program; a federal corruption investigation and the resignation of the superintendent.
At a Colorado ranch run by Benedictine nuns, prayer and farming go hand in hand. "We have kind of a corner on the market" for grass-fed beef, says one sister. "People just kind of believe in it."