With the bailout package that has kept Greece's economy afloat set to expire in just over a week, the country has formally asked Eurozone members for a six-month extension.
The food giant says it's removing artificial flavors and colorings from all of its chocolate candies. The move is part of a broader push by food firms to meet growing demand for natural ingredients.
Iran's Jewish population has dropped dramatically since the 1979 Islamic revolution. But nearly 9,000 Jews remain and many say they've built comfortable lives and learned to accept the limitations.
In a country where women are seen but not often heard, Rula Ghani intends to play a prominent role. The wife of Afghanistan's new president hopes to help the country's most vulnerable people.
Measles infected hundreds of children at a church in Philadelphia whose members didn't believe in modern medicine. In a rare step, health officials moved to compel the families to vaccinate the kids.
The University of California, Los Angeles says 179 patients at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center were exposed to a potentially deadly "superbug" resistant to antibiotics. UCLA says two patients died.
Opposition to the Olympics has grown by 13 points since Boston was chosen by the Olympic Committee to be the U.S. bid for 2024.
The passengers were identified as Chelsea fans and now British police are trying to find them. Police said they would seek to ban them from attending future matches.
NPR and ProPublica investigated the charity's response to Superstorm Sandy and other disasters as well as its finances.
In a keynote address, Obama said that the stories of successful Muslims in America must be raised to combat what he called a "generational challenge."
A group of prosecutors in Argentina has called a silent protest for Wednesday to demand answers into the gunshot death of a prosecutor investigating the nation's worst terror attack.
Audie Cornish talks to Lars Vilks, who was at a free speech forum that was attacked over the weekend. He is believed to have been a target for his controversial drawings of the prophet Mohammad.
U.S. officials say young Somali-Americans are leaving the Twin Cities for Syria to join the group ISIS, encouraged by an earlier wave of jihadists who had joined al-Shabab in Somalia.
The forced withdrawal of Ukrainian forces from a strategically important town in eastern Ukraine is a blow to the recent ceasefire agreement — and to President Petro Poroshenko.
It's the last day on the job for Rajiv Shah — who at age 36 became the youngest ever head of USAID. A key figure in the U.S. Ebola response, Shah has his critics, but he's proud of his record.
A labor dispute between shipping lines and dock workers has created big cargo backups at many West Coast ports. The slowdown is touching nearly every part of the nation's consumer economy.
In Sierra Leone, schools have been closed since July to keep Ebola from spreading. So the government began a new way of teaching — on the radio.
Humiliation, fear and unpredictability all turn up the volume on pain, research shows. And meditation can turn down pain's intensity, according to scientists who are starting figure out why.
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush says he loves his father and older brother, but would be his "own man" in matters of foreign policy.
In 2009, several Asian students were beat up at their high school. Students and teachers said it was a racially motivated attack. Six years later, here's what the school has done change things.