An arcane law required bakers to tell city hall when they wanted to close up shop. Now that it's been scrapped, bakers can close any time, leaving Parisians hungry for good bread amid summer holidays.
The world's most famous physicist unveiled a novel idea that he says solves the mystery of the information paradox. Essentially, he explained, information can escape a black hole.
History hasn't been kind to late presidential entrants. But with the vice president's name ID and position, his campaign could break the mold and challenge and sharpen Hillary Clinton.
American distance runner Molly Huddle is the latest athlete to learn the hard way about premature victory celebrations.
Public professional Facebook pages focused on medicine are catching on. But doctors aren't ready to share vacation photos and other more intimate details with their patients.
When billionaire developer Trump entered the presidential race two months ago, he drew a sharp line between other candidates – needy candidates, always trading favors for money – and himself.
In 2016, The U.S. will take in between 5,000 and 8,000 Syrian refugees. As of June 2015, fewer than 1,000 had been admitted.
It is every parent's nightmare. Luckily the 350-year-old Paolo Porpora oil on canvas was insured, and the boy's family will not have to pay for the restoration.
South Korea has agreed to stop blaring propaganda from speakers across the border and the North has agreed to lift its semi-war status.
Does the public support or oppose federal standardized tests? Depends how you ask.
The Shanghai Composite ended 7.6 percent lower and below 3,000 for the first time since December. European markets, however, seemed to shrug off the Chinese rout.
Native American tribes can be hampered trying to fight crime on reservations because they don't have access to federal databases. The Justice Department wants to help.
Ten years ago, 25,000 people huddled inside the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans seeking shelter from Hurricane Katrina. The fiasco there came to epitomize the chaotic, inadequate response.
Under a centuries-old law, a small group of families has rights over swaths of land — including some of the country's most valuable areas — collecting taxes and taking a cut of property sales.
Selling after a market plunge, we are told, just locks in the loss and prevents investors from participating in the rebound. But human psychology can make that advice excruciating to follow.
In calling for a referendum on gun purchases, Judi and Wayne Richardson are working with a chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense, formed after the Sandy Hook school shooting of 2012.
Defense teams had accused the government of such "outrageous misconduct" that they said all charges should be dismissed. Now the government is hitting back.
Stock prices plunged Monday, prompting Wall Street analysts to talk about a "correction" in stock prices. But many savers worry that this might be the start of a long "bear" market.
The rollout will happen gradually, reports member station KERA, with Homemade Vanilla being sold in some Texas stores next Monday. Other flavors will soon follow.
Among several reforms, Judge Donald McCullin ordered that all arrest warrants issued in Ferguson before 2015 be withdrawn.