Ebrahim Pourfaraj started digging a giant hole in Tehran well before sanctions were lifted. He's betting Iran's economy will open up, attracting investors and visitors who've long been locked out.
Earlier in the season, many suggested Payton Manning was through and should retire. He has since rebounded and will lead his Denver Broncos against the Carolina Panthers in Sunday's NFL Super Bowl.
Republican establishment choice Jeb Bush was once the candidate to beat. No more: Ted Cruz, Donald Trump and Marco Rubio's success in the Iowa caucuses puts new pressure on the party mainstream.
After controversial pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli left the hearing on Capitol Hill, the representatives' attention turned to why prices for some drugs are rising so steeply.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is getting flamed for saying that sexually active women should be on birth control if they drink alcohol, or stop drinking before getting pregnant.
It's only a matter of time, Gov. Rick Scott figures, before the Zika virus shows up in Florida mosquitoes. He's called for increased spraying and other moves to keep Zika and other diseases in check.
It's been more than a year since the shooting of Michael Brown sparked nationwide protests. Tension has dissipated in Ferguson, but some disagreements exist among residents about the best way forward.
Michigan's governor wants to spend $30 million to pay water bills in Flint. A lawsuit is seeking five times that in refunds and damages for people who paid for lead-tainted drinking water.
Florida Sen. Marco Rubio is drawing big crowds in New Hampshire, where he's not just eyeing Donald Trump and Ted Cruz, but also hoping to wrap up after a strong showing in Iowa.
Public defenders there say they are understaffed and underfunded to handle the city's indigent caseload, so there's now a waiting list for felony suspects who can't afford their own lawyer.