Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced that an investigation into the city's police department will focus on allegations of excessive force, unlawful searches and discriminatory policing.
Prices are about one-fourth what they were in 2011. A drop in global demand, especially in China, has triggered layoffs in northern Minnesota's mines and the effects are being felt around the region.
Ebola put the country's immunization program on pause. Now officials are launching a nationwide vaccination campaign to stop the largest measles outbreak the country has seen in years.
Less than 20 percent of oil-sector workers are female. That's a problem for an industry that needs legions of new workers to replace retirees. So firms are looking to draw more women into the field.
The Chinese have earned a reputation as some of the world's rudest travelers. Now, the government has enacted new rules that include a list of the worst offenders.
Despite some legal challenges, the Virginia school is closing — after more than 100 years of teaching women.
Whole Foods hopes to attract millennials to the new chain. The company says the yet-to-be-named stores will "feature a modern streamlined design, innovative technology and a curated selection."
Don't look at me! In Minnesota, lawmakers are banned from making eye contact during debate. The idea is it leads to more civility. But does it? And what can animal science teach us about it?
The famed Cleveland Clinic is building a new cancer center right around the corner from a competing cancer hospital. Both institutions are confident there will be plenty of patients.
More than a third of Americans play video games three or more hours a week. Part of the appeal is the richly developed characters in the games.