The story has caused outrage in Portsmouth, N.H., where residents have complained that the case sets a dangerous precedent and sends a troubling message about police priorities.
A proposal calls for countries to reduce the death rate among 50-to-69-year-olds from diseases like cancer and stroke. So are 70-year-olds out of luck?
The Justice Department indicted the New Jersey Democrat just two months ago on bribery and conspiracy charges. But lawyers in the case already seem to be getting under each other's skin.
"Red notices" name two former senior FIFA official and several executives who were indicted by the U.S. And South Africa denies that it issued $10 million in bribes over the 2010 World Cup.
In 2002, Lincoln Chafee was the only Republican senator to vote against authorizing the use of force to oust Saddam Hussein in Iraq. Some Republican colleagues referred to him as "the missing Linc."
Of the more than 450 people who were aboard the Eastern Star when it capsized in rough weather Monday night, only 14 have reportedly been rescued.
A new poll shows Americans think the rich have too much influence and that the political money system needs an overhaul, but they rate it low on the priority list.
Additional confirmed cases of the Middle East respiratory syndrome, or MERS, have led to more than 200 school closures and a minor public panic in South Korea.
Bush, who is likely running for president, is a firm Catholic. But that might not be enough for evangelical Christians in Iowa who see him as moderate and are looking elsewhere.
The College Board has announced a unique partnership with Khan Academy to make prep materials for the SAT college-entrance exam available.
Most commuter trains are several years away from implementing Positive Train Control system to prevent derailment. With Americans taking 490 million commuter rail trips last year, the stakes are high.
In Nairobi, people don't like getting into cabs driven by strangers. They prefer to call drivers they know or who their friends recommend. A new app assigns drivers a trust score based on social ties.
Hospitals in some states have begun tracking the names of patients who show up repeatedly seeking opioids. Denying these patients pills saves hospitals money, but some doctors question the ethics.
Before awarding compensation, the court wants a "preponderance of evidence" that a vaccine caused the injury. Some years the nearly $4 billion fund earns more interest than it pays out in claims.
Pinterest will launch an in-app "buy" button, and Instagram will soon target ads using demographic data from Facebook.
A group pushing Elizabeth Warren to run for president moves on and "declares victory" in advancing her positions. But Warren is already on to new fights.
A new study sheds light on a longstanding ecological question: How do so many species like impalas and elephants co-exist when they're all feeding on the same limited foods?
State lawmakers passed dozens of bills to restrict abortion this session. One trend: making women wait ever longer, up to 72 hours in some states, before having the procedure.
The spread of the Middle East respiratory syndrome, or MERS, virus has sent sales of surgical masks soaring. Do they really help?
Scott County's needle exchange program is part of a response to the largest HIV outbreak in Indiana history. After a slow start in April, the needle exchange is drawing users and community support.