In the first ruling of its kind, District Judge Gladys Kessler has halted the force-feeding of a Syrian man being detained at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba.
The Associated Press notes that the new rules "could set standards for Internet providers who wish to create paid priority fast lanes on their networks."
Wildfires have burned more than 10,000 acres of brush land and caused at least one death in San Diego County. Evacuations have continued in areas such as San Marcos, where thousands were told to leave their homes Thursday.
At least 232 people were killed by an explosion in a coal mine in Turkey, and officials say hundreds more are still missing. Efforts to rescue any workers who survived far below the earth's surface are being complicated by a fire in the mine.
Glenn Greenwald, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who helped to break stories about mass surveillance in the United States, is making more revelations in a new book coming out Tuesday.
The diminutive Galapagos finches had a problem: The larvae of a parasitic nest fly were killing off their hatchlings. A scientist, with the help of crowdfunding, had a solution: offer the birds insecticide-laced nest-building material.
Media industry veteran Jarl Mohn will be NPR's new CEO, the organization's board of directors has announced.
Physical abuse and excessive force top the list of hundreds of complaints filed against U.S. Border Patrol agents, according to a new report.
A city council in upstate New York is not violating the Constitution when it opens its meetings with a prayer, the U.S. Supreme Court held Monday with a 5-4 vote.
The acting government in Kiev dispatched a special police unit to try to control the deadly clashes in the southern Ukrainian port city of Odessa.