The agreement could ease some pressure on Iraq's government, which is facing an economic crisis, and on Kurdish authorities who have had trouble paying government employees and security forces.
Francesco Schettino said he didn't change the route of the cruise liner to impress a Moldovan dancer he was having an affair with.
Witnesses said armed militants opened fire on workers at a quarry in the northeast part of the country. The country's police chief resigned and the interior minister was fired.
Authorities say they detained the wife and son of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi near the border with Syria. The two are being interrogated.
The new vehicle, named Orion, is designed to carry humans into deep space. But most Americans aren't aware it exists.
The health care law gives subsidies to those whose employers' insurance isn't affordable, but that's based on the cost of worker-only coverage. Adding family to a plan can send prices out of reach.
In the year since Colorado made recreational marijuana legal, pot has become a billion-dollar business in the state. And some growers are on a serious mission to make it legitimate and mainstream.
The battle over school lunch pits those who want to emphasize nutrition against those who say kids will just throw that food away. We go inside a kitchen where tiny taste testers sway the menu.
The teenager's dad was beating his mom. So the kid fell into a funk. His grades plummeted, he joined a gang, he got into fights. Then he discovered surfing therapy.
Anthony Marshall, son of socialite Brooke Astor, was convicted in 2009 of defrauding his mother. Marshall was sentenced to prison but appeals delayed him from serving any time until 2013.
After a quiet start, Monday's session was interrupted by residents who were frustrated by the long wait for them to be heard.
Counter-terrorism officials in the U.S. and the United Kingdom have discussed an outright ban on hand-carried luggage aboard airplanes in the wake of reports of a possible attack.
Since 1965, Charlie Brown's scrawny tree has been compared to many real-life Christmas trees. If you have one in your past – or in your den – we want to see it.
But the British newspaper's ombudsman says that after a thorough review The Guardian does not plan to revise the 2003 obituary of the Ugandan leader.
The company's email and corporate networks were disabled, and five Sony films were leaked online. North Korean officials said "wait and see" when asked if they were behind the cyberattack.
Restricting your calories for short periods of time may be one way to counter seasonal overeating. A few studies make a cautious but encouraging case for the health benefits of regular "minifasts."
The move was announced Monday, in a short news release in which Bill Cosby cited "the best interests of the university and its students."
As more U.S. states approve marijuana for medical or recreational use, the price for pot growers in Mexico is falling. This could change the business model for narcotraffickers as well.
The largest study of cancer patients reveals a huge gulf in survival rates around the world. And in some countries, there may only be one cancer doctor for the entire population.
Daisy Armstrong struggled in school. She was homeless for a time. Then she began performing poetry — and it helped her, a gay woman, find a niche where she never thought she'd belong: the Army.