Tax Day falls three days later than usual this year, on April 18. Some families may need that extra time. Experts say changing family demographics are making filing taxes more complicated.
After voters at some sites in Arizona and Wisconsin had to wait hours to participate in their state primaries, officials around the U.S. are beefing up resources to ensure voting goes more smoothly.
Sixty-five years of not knowing what happened to Sgt. Robert Dakin — who was declared missing in action in 1950 — took a toll on generations of his family.
There's a long history of government officials getting FBI scrutiny for mishandling classified information. But prosecutors usually require bad intent or ulterior motives to bring a criminal case.
For decades, Sweden has welcomed the world's refugees. But with the arrival of 160,000 migrants, attitudes are starting to change and polarize. "There are two Swedens right now," says a journalist.
Lead, the "useful metal," was the pride of the Romans. For the last 5,000 years, it was used in products ranging from water pipes and makeup to wine — until we discovered how poisonous it is.
Spain's prime minister says it's time to end the mid-afternoon break and move to a more 9-to-5 workday. But many Spaniards say the siesta is an outdated stereotype that's no longer part of daily life.
Outlaw, "Okie from Muskogee," poet of working-class values and a fixture in country music for 50 years, Merle Haggard died Wednesday, April 6, his 79th birthday.
PR Watch's Lisa Graves says that states can overrule local laws, and that legislatures are increasingly using preemption to stop things like minimum wage increases and protections for LGBT people.
Global organizations have been trying to rein in the abuse that costs governments hundreds of billions of dollars. But the Panama Papers revelations show the extent to which more work is needed.