African leaders are looking for new ways to break up wildlife trafficking. They say they need to coordinate among themselves and get items like helicopters and night-vision goggles from the West.
The Justice Department found constitutional rights violations of adolescent inmates at Rikers Island. Corrections officers are said to use solitary confinement as a first-resort disciplinary action.
In an interview with The Economist, President Obama said no matter how you look at it, the U.S. economy is better off than when he took office, and that most U.S. businesses have done well.
African leaders are working on new strategies to breakup illegal wildlife trafficking. The first steps involve better communication among the affected countries.
Sierra Leone is one of three West African nations hard hit by the Ebola virus. Officials have declared a public health emergency to try to stop the spread of Ebola.
In Cleveland, a public hospital may be succeeding at the seemingly impossible: saving money while making patients healthier. They're doing it by giving patients personalized attention.
When Cowboy season ticket holders receive their tickets to regular season games, they'll also get a sheet of tickets for the playoffs. Dallas hasn't made the playoffs in the past four years.
The tortoise made a run for it outside Los Angeles. It's not clear how it crept away, but once it was found, the tortoise did not lead a chase worthy of those old LA cop shows.
Even though Congress has left for its summer recess, the debate over immigration remains a hot political topic. What is the likelihood that President Obama will take executive action soon to grant legal status to millions of undocumented immigrants?
Steve Inskeep and Linda Wertheimer have the Last Word in business.
Residents of Toledo, Ohio, are still unable to drink tap water. Tests at a water treatment plant revealed the city's water had abnormally high levels of a toxin blamed on algae from Lake Erie.
For 134 years, politicians have attended a festival in western Kentucky called Fancy Farm. This festival drew a crowd — in part, because Kentucky has a close contest for a seat in the U.S. Senate.
Lego has made billions of dollars from a mostly male consumer base. But now, the Danish company is renewing its push to appeal to girls with a new kit that includes three female scientists.
As the African leaders gather in Washington, D.C., one of the topics they'll be discussing is the Ebola outbreak that is raging throughout West Africa. The outbreak is the largest on record.