A new Democratic National Committee effort is designed to counter voter ID and other laws that make it harder for many voters to cast their ballots. Bill and Hillary Clinton are lending their help.
Citing "softness" in the U.S. economy, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen says the Fed will try to determine if the results are a new trend or are related to this winter's intense cold and storms.
The ball soared through the night air and over the head of the goalie, who had been caught out near the top of the penalty area.
One-third of people who have strokes when they're young struggle with disability and loss of independence nine years later, a study finds. About 10 percent of strokes hit people under 50.
New research finds that nearly one-third of full-time workers do most of their work remotely. But just who those workers are — and how much work they're doing — may come as a surprise.
In an effort to give their best customers their best rewards, airlines may look at how much you're spending, not how far you're traveling.
A Muslim-led coup last year triggered the violence in the majority-Christian country. But there's a deeper reason: resentment over diamonds and gold, mined by Christians and traded by Muslims.
A new 3-D take on a formative Russian war story has its impressive moments, but ultimately feels contrived and confusing.
America's farmers aren't growing enough organic corn and soybeans for our organic animals. Farmers in China, India and Argentina are filling the gap, but tight supplies have led to shortages.
A new energy plan reverses an earlier decision to phase out nuclear power after the Fukushima disaster. The public is largely opposed to nuclear power, but Japan says it's necessary to meet demand.
President Obama is launching a new initiative aimed at helping young black and Hispanic men. He'll sign an executive order that sets up a task force to help keep them in school and out of prisons.
Nutrition panels just got a big makeover from the Food and Drug Administration. First lady Michelle Obama is announcing the changes on the fourth anniversary of her campaign to fight obesity.
Pro-Russian forces have captured two buildings in Crimea, even as Russia is offering to protect the ousted Ukrainian president. Meanwhile, the new government in Kiev is warning against separatism.
The Hamas government says it has an important relic: an ancient statue of the god Apollo, found by a fisherman. It hopes the bronze figure attracts foreign interest but hasn't yet shown it publicly.
When Ukraine President Viktor Yanukovych fled Kiev, he left a trove of documents at his estate. Journalists spent the weekend in a house that had once been off-limits, going over the papers.
He's held his seat in the House of Representatives since 1991. But today Rep. Ed Pastor, 70, said it was time for him "to seek out a new endeavor."
Americans wasted 31 percent of all food that was available in 2010, the USDA reports. For the first time, the agency calculated what that means in terms of calories, too.
In 1954, Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev transferred Crimea from Russia to Ukraine. At the time it seemed unexceptional, but six decades later, that gift is having consequences for both countries.
The decision strikes down parts of Kentucky's ban on gay marriage. The state attorney general is weighing whether to appeal the decision.
According to more secrets spilled by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, Britain's cyber spies downloaded snapshots of innocent Yahoo users. Much of what they saw was for adult audiences.