A bill cracking down on human trafficking was supposed to be an easy one to pass, but that was before Democrats discovered the bill also contained language restricting abortion rights.
A real estate heir linked to two murders and a disappearance was arrested after an HBO documentary brought renewed attention to a case in which he was involved.
A surprising number of academically gifted, low-income students are not applying to the Ivy League universities and selective colleges they're sure to get into.
A teacher who instills a love of books and writing has beaten out 5,000 educators around the world for a global honor.
Mexico has opened up its oil and gas fields to foreign investors. But they're slow to enter, as low oil prices, drug violence and other challenges trump the lure of a vast and undeveloped shale bed.