Lance Cpl. James Boelk was a Marine killed in Afghanistan in the fall of 2010. Like many families of fallen soldiers, on this Memorial Day his parents say they will gather to honor and remember.
Breast-feeding rates in Mexico are among the lowest in Latin America. But a campaign to encourage the practice featured topless actresses, drawing sharp criticism from some women's groups.
If you've ever been to a national park gift shop, you may have seen reproductions of these prints for sale. Of more than 1,000 originals, only 40 are known to survive.
Elvis in Tennessee. Bon Jovi in New Jersey. Those are two of the top Google searches discovered by the real estate website Estately, which determined the top searches in each state.
Claims for and against the pipeline are overblown. It won't make much of a difference on climate change, and it likely won't help the U.S. become energy independent.
Authorities in China are investigating Thursday's deadly attack at a market in the western region of the country that has been plagued by violence. The attack killed 31 mostly elderly people.
A number of people were killed when the mortar shell hit an election rally for President Bashar Assad Thursday night. State media report Assad was not at the rally in the southern city of Daraa.
Egyptians elect a new president next week. There are two candidates, and the man nearly certain to win is Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. He was the head of the military until he resigned to run for president.
The elections could be a major step in bringing legitimacy to the Kiev government if it can navigate the pitfalls of pro-Russian extremists in the East and hardline Ukrainian nationalists in the West.
The new documentary Unmosqued is making the rounds on college campuses is striking a chord with young Muslims.
British voters went to the polls Thursday in European and local elections. The vote is key for the UK Independence Party, whose anti-Europe and anti-immigration views struck a chord with some Britons.
Curtis Mele expected a third term on the City Council of Benwood, W.VA. On Election Day, he got a call saying his name was accidentally left off the ballot, and another councilman listed in his place.
The Charles Koch Foundation has given more than a million dollars to Florida State. Part of the deal: the foundation weighs in on whether its grant can be used to pay individual professors.
Every year, Europe's top soccer teams compete to win the Champions League title. This year, for the first time in history, Saturday's final is between two teams from the same city: Madrid.
AAA predicts that more Americans will travel this Memorial Day weekend than any other since the start of the Great Recession. Those who do may find higher air fares bit gas prices have leveled off.
A French railway company says it has ordered hundreds of new regional trains that are too wide to use at many French station platforms. It will cost nearly $70 million to fix the mistake.
An announcement may come soon over who will get personal letters written by the former first lady. A college in Ireland had planned to put them up for auction but they are no longer for sale.
Steve Inskeep talks to Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff of California about efforts to end the nearly 13-year-old congressional authorization for the use of military force.