Los Angeles can seem like a company town, dominated by the movie business. But the area is dotted with oil wells — landmarks of a key industry in the region. Now plunging prices are taking their toll.
The openly gay gold-medal winner said the box "means so much more to me than it would have then because I feel like I'm being embraced as a whole person, not just for my athletic achievements."
Underage marriages mostly occur outside of the United States, but in the past decade, thousands of cases have been recorded in the country. A few states are taking action to ban these marriages.
There's now limited reconstruction in the territory that was badly damaged in the 2014 war with Israel. But it's very uneven, depending on factors like whether money comes from Qatar or Kuwait.
Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson is resigning his post — but not his role as the head of his political party — after he and his wife were implicated by leaked financial data.
Renewable energy is taking off across the nation, but storing the energy is still a problem that is challenging companies to innovate, with solutions ranging from molten salt to ice.
Someone has been using Lego blocks to repair the corner of a crumbling brick building in Boston. Reporter Tovia Smith set out to investigate who this person is and what else he has been up to.
A nocturnal journey with a pair of Americans who wrote Shanghai Nightscapes, a book covering the raucous past, the abrupt disappearance and the eventual rebirth of nightlife in the city.
An electrician who fled Afghanistan after the Taliban tried to force him to smuggle bombs into a military camp is starting a new life. He's just been approved to start a forestry apprenticeship.
Chicago has a bad rat problem, and it gets worse when old buildings are demolished. Residents of a Chicago neighborhood decided to counter the rat invasion with natural enemies — feral cats.