Senegalese percussionist Doudou N'Diaye Rose has died at age 85. He mastered his local drum language and brought it to the world, creating rhythms for the likes of Miles Davis and the Rolling Stones.
That's the longest span for one individual to excrete the live virus in history. It's not the norm, that's for certain. But how much of a concern is it in the war to wipe out polio?
The natural disaster of Katrina and the man-made tragedy that followed catapulted local figures and obscure federal officials into the spotlight.
Unless a cigarette is safer than others it can't be labeled "natural" or "additive-free", the Food and Drug Administration told three manufacturers.
Donald Trump has put immigration front and center in his campaign. This has placed renewed focus on the confusing question of how to refer to people from Latin America, including those now in the U.S.
For 35 years, Dr. Bill Mahon has tended newborns and broken bones, given kids checkups and spinal taps. But luring new doctors with big debt and urban dreams to the redwoods is harder than it sounds.
The incident happened at the World Athletics Championships, where a highly anticipated match-up had pitted the Jamaican against America's Justin Gatlin.
In a new report sent to Congress, the organization says controversial videos alleging the sale of fetal tissue are "heavily edited" to "significantly distort" actual events and conversations.
A same-sex couple was denied a license Thursday morning, even after a federal appeals court denied Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis' bid to refuse to issue marriage licenses for religious reasons.
In a case of mistaken identity, builders in the Galicia region confused a Neolithic tomb for a broken stone table and replaced it with a new concrete one.
Two think tanks estimate that Islamabad could have 350 warheads in the next several year, pushing past rival India and several other nations.
Way back in 2012, Donald Trump and Mitt Romney were pals. Romney had Trump's endorsement. But now, to Trump, Romney "choked." And Trump is vowing not to "fail" like he did.
Clever, a three-year-old startup, is used by 20 million students and teachers to manage all their other apps.
Police said it was unclear how many people were in the vehicle, which was found along Austria's A4 autobahn near the border with Hungary and Slovakia.
The station paused at 6:45 a.m. to remember reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward, who were killed during a live broadcast.
Garbage has become an unlikely battleground in the abortion debate, as anti-abortion groups seek evidence of privacy violations in clinics' dumpsters.
Socialists are a very rare breed of political animal in this country. There's just one in Congress — Vermont senator and presidential candidate Bernie Sanders.
The explosion killed at least 139 people. The people detained worked for the company where the explosions happened and center around potential corruption.
While the drought has put a strain on California agriculture, its farms actually set an all-time record for total sales — $54 billion — in 2014. How? By pumping more water from their wells.
More than 21,000 are out of work this year from California's drought, a study says. The majority are farmworkers, and those lucky enough to have a job are often working longer hours for less money.