Residents of the Greek Island of Kos find themselves pulled in two directions. Many feel sympathy for the thousands of refugees that have arrived on their shores, but locals are also worried that the refugee crisis could destroy the tourist industry which provides the bulk of their income.
U.S. Steel says it plans to close a major operation in Birmingham. More than 1,100 people are expected to lose their jobs in an area that has long been a center of the region's steel industry.
The Army says two female lieutenants in their 20s will graduate from Ranger school this week. Ranger training is some of the toughest in the Army, physically and mentally. The Pentagon has not made a decision yet on whether the women will be approved for ground combat.
Northwestern football students don't have the right to join a union. The National Labor Relations Board dismissed a previous ruling that granted the students' petition to join the College Athletes Players Association. Monday's ruling failed to answer the big question: are student athletes university employees?
David Greene talks to Emily Rauhala, the Beijing correspondent for "The Washington Post, for the latest on the Tianjin blast, and the government's promises "not to cover anything up."
A bomb in Bangkok on Monday killed an estimated 20 people with scores more injured. Thailand's prime minister is describing it as the country's worst attack ever.
Scandinavians immigrants developed an ingenious way to feed large groups of people on the cheap: fish boils. A hundred years later, the tradition lives on with residents feasting on whitefish.
As Washington, D.C. grows so does the demand for recreation. Swimming pools are high on the list. What many people don't know is that some of the most popular city pools were once state of the art facilities — built for black city residents.
"Monster Hunt," a life-action, CGI fantasy, has brought in more than $330 in China this summer. The Chinese-made film has now made more money than any other movie except for "Furious 7."
Can reusable bags at the grocery store change what people buy? Consumers who prefer reusable bags at grocery stores tend to buy more organic food. Researchers say that makes sense, given that the reusable bags suggest a concern for the environment — but they also buy more junk food, like candy and cookies. We explore why.
Demand for heroin addiction treatment is rising across the country. Chicago's heroin problem has been exacerbated by the state's funding shortages for its drug treatment programs.
Scandinavian immigrants developed an ingenious way to feed large groups of people on the cheap: fish boils. More than 100 years later, the tradition — and the spectacle — lives on.
Many residents feel sympathy for the refugees that have arrived on their shores, but locals are also worried that the crisis could destroy the tourist industry which provides the bulk of their income.
After a six-year delay, Medicare proposes to reimburse doctors who hold end-of-life discussions with Medicare patients. The federal program is now soliciting public comments on the idea.
Parisian art dealer Paul Durand-Ruel acquired some 5,000 Impressionist works long before others were buying them. Claude Monet said he and his artist friends "would have died of hunger" without him.
The Republican presidential candidate and former Hewlett-Packard CEO has received much attention — and strong poll numbers — since her performance at a candidate forum in early August.
The N.W.A biopic pays homage to a cultural reference made famous by member Ice Cube in the 1995 film Friday, but writer Allison Davis didn't find the joke funny.
Federal regulations already make it possible to send that message but cities aren't always set to receive. The measure reportedly would let witnesses send photos and videos too.
In honor of the pope's visit to Philadelphia next month, Cape May Brewing has released a beer inspired by Pope Franics. It's called YOPO or "You Only Pope Once."
Hillary Clinton has gotten more aggressive in defending herself in the controversy over her private e-mail server. Plus, Donald Trump has begun laying out specific policy proposals.