Four U.S. Senators introduced legislation that would end the NSA’s bulk collection of Americans’ phone records.
In the old days, treatment for kids incarcerated in a residential facility or detention center focused on changing their behavior. But these days, researchers are searching for better, long-term solutions.
Secretary of State John Kerry plans to meet his Iranian counterpart this week for the highest-level face-to-face between Washington and Tehran in six years.
The captain of the Costa Concordia says the helmsman of the ill-fated cruise liner failed to properly execute a last-minute corrective maneuver that could have kept the massive vessel off a rocky shoal near the coast of Tuscany.
The case is about a Native American girl who was adopted by a couple in South Carolina but who has been living with her biological father for more than a year and a half.
On this third day of a deadly standoff at the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya, where dozens of people have been killed and more have been wounded by gunmen claiming to be part of a militant Islamist group, Kenyan officials are saying the siege soon may be over.
The U.S. Defense Department has awarded a rich military contract to Lockheed Martin, agreeing to pay more than $3.9 billion for a missile defense system.
There are an estimated 168 million child laborers around the world, and more than half “are involved in hazardous work” involving such things as dangerous machinery and harmful chemicals.
Pope Francis, in a wide-ranging interview with 16 Jesuit publications, says “the moral edifice of the church is likely to fall like a house of cards” if it continues to focus on narrow issues such as abortion, gay marriage and contraception.
By the middle of the century, the number of older people suffering from Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia will nearly triple, severely straining caregiving resources, the charity Alzheimer’s Disease International says in a new study released Thursday.