Three so-called "lone wolf" terror attacks in Canada and New York last week reflect what some experts call a growing trend in terrorism.
It's been decades since remnants of a hurricane hit Oregon and Washington state, but that's what is happening today.
We speak with the father of one of the 435 members of the British military who were killed in the Afghan War.
Texas oil companies could make a fortune in Mexico, but there's a catch: the shale plays are located in states overrun by organized crime.
The balance of power depends on races in Colorado, Iowa, Georgia, Kansas and North Carolina.
We've heard from hundreds of teachers about their secret lives. Here's a quick sampling.
Many insurers are restricting access to new drugs that are easier to take and that promise higher cure rates because the price tags can run $95,000 or more.
Speaking at an assembly of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, Francis also affirmed that evolution and the Big Bang are consistent with a creator.
Immigration Minister Scott Morrison says Australia's steps to keep Ebola from crossing its borders include "temporarily suspending our immigration program, including our humanitarian program."
The pop singer's new album finds her covering vintage jazz standards. Hear "Georgia On My Mind" and "Strange Fruit."
Unofficial results show John Tory beat Doug Ford 40-34 for mayor, a race Rob Ford abandoned after his cancer diagnosis. The latter Ford did keep the Ward 2 council seat his family has held since 2000.
Mayes was a true Renaissance man: He worked as an Anglican priest, a journalist, a radio executive, a university professor and the founder of the first suicide prevention hotline in the United States.
The troops will be confined to a housing complex at their base in Italy for 21 days. The news comes just as the White House tried to convince New York and New Jersey to drop mandatory quarantines.
Helmand saw some of the bloodiest fighting of the 13-year war. On Monday morning, the last of the American and British troops that shared the camp headed out on helicopters.
IBM's supercomputer plays a mean game of chess and has crushed Jeopardy! Now chefs are using Watson to come up with new kinds of recipes that work around dietary restrictions and other limitations.
Voters will decide on a penny-per-ounce tax on sugary drinks in Berkeley and a 2-cent-per-ounce tax in San Francisco. But the soda industry's lobbying group has spent millions blasting the measures.
Govs. Chris Christie and Andrew Cuomo have called for mandatory quarantine for "high risk" individuals returning from Ebola-stricken countries. The New England Journal of Medicine begs to differ.
A science superstar at Caltech advises young women to not wait for encouragement to succeed. Just go do it, she says. But her admiring students say that approach doesn't work for everybody.
Years ago, you spent hours dreaming up the perfect AOL Instant Messenger screen name. Many of you aren't so proud of your now-defunct handles today, but that didn't stop you from sharing them with us.
A study from the Governors Highway Safety Association finds that not wearing a helmet and alcohol consumption are big factors in bike deaths.