As many as a half-million undocumented immigrants, including more and more children, make dangerous 1,450-mile trips atop this network of freight trains each year.
Nearly two months after the disaster in South Korea, the death toll now stands at 289 and 15 people are still unaccounted for.
Saying an internal inquiry into a long-delayed recall left her "deeply saddened and disturbed," GM CEO Mary Barra says the company has fired 15 people in response to the report.
Three-fourths of parents say the Internet is forcing them to have "the talk" earlier.
His big-league career began in the 1950s and included the most recent Yankees dynasty. Baseball is mourning Don Zimmer today, remembering a man who loved the game that loved him back.
The poor country has been plagued by political turmoil and Muslim-Christian fighting. The government cut off texting amid a new round of violent protests and calls for a general strike.
Architectural Digest, Wired, Vogue, Gourmet...why a magazine brand is getting into the education business.
In the province of Granada in Southern Spain, thousands of people live completely unplugged in caverns. The caves have been a place of refuge for centuries. Now they provide a new kind of escape.
Organizers of a rally held in Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's honor while he was a prisoner say they're canceling this year's event, citing backlash over the prisoner swap that freed him.
Also: A book at one of Harvard's libraries is "without a doubt bound in human skin"; J.K. Rowling has released an excerpt of her new novel.
The games are just a week away, and enthusiasm is low. Stadiums aren't finished, infrastructure is incomplete, and there have been protests. According to one Brazilian soccer fan, "We didn't deliver."
It's not every day that an industry in hypergrowth loses trust with its customers in a big way. That's what has happened with American companies in cloud computing such as Cisco.
This summer is bringing a bumper crop of lighter, more subtle wines like Vinho Verde, Riesling and Txakoli. While lower in alcohol, these wines are also winning fans for their low cost.
A judge who said a 14-year-old rape victim appeared "older than her chronological age" faces public censure and suspension without pay for his misconduct in the case, the Montana Supreme Court ruled.
Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's hometown abruptly canceled plans Wednesday for a welcome-home celebration, citing security concerns over the prospect of big crowds — both for and against the soldier.
In his 66 years in professional baseball, Zimmer served as a manager, player, coach and executive. He was still working for the Tampa Bay Rays when he died Wednesday, two months after heart surgery.
The lawyer says Donald Sterling will honor last week's deal by his estranged wife to sell the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for $2 billion.
Some observers suspect Hillary Clinton of preparing for a White House run by putting daylight between herself and the president. But there have always been differences between them on foreign policy.
The survey finds that nearly a third believe the Bible is the literal word of God, while nearly half said a supreme being inspired the text.
Since the deadly MERS virus was detected two years ago, scientists have struggled to figure out how people catch it. A new study confirms that camels are a key source.