In what’s being hailed as a “miracle,” Leicester City, a small club from central England that started the season at 5000-1 odds of winning the prestigious title, has clinched the trophy.
Environmentalists opposed to a US-EU trade deal say documents they leaked prove corporations have too much say. But EU officials say that’s “flatly wrong.”
The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom says the refugee crisis, political strife and economic dislocation all contributed to a worldwide deterioration of religious freedom last year.
On May 1, 1866, Memphis was home to a massacre that killed 46 African-Americans and injured many others. Now a historical marker shows an ongoing rift between white historians and black activists.
Most James Beard awards go to haute cuisine, but one prize recognizes classic neighborhood joints. And increasingly, the winners are immigrants whose cultures haven’t yet dissolved in the melting pot.
The Zika epidemic has prompted renewed debate over the controversial Helms Amendment, which prohibits use of U.S. government money to fund abortions in other countries.
Some say the Nightly Show host utterly bombed his routine at Saturday’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner. Others say he simply had a different crowd in mind.
The state has been steadily losing manufacturing jobs for years. The issue is already playing a big part in the presidential campaign, and it could drive a lot of people to the polls on Tuesday.
New research into the lives of past Biggest Loser contestants found many regain much of the weight they lost in the show –sometimes 100 pounds or more — because their biology works against them.
As PC sales fall, the Silicon Valley giant is struggling to remake itself to keep up with cloud computing and mobile. Intel recently announced the layoff of 11 percent of its workforce.
It was a simple idea: Would you, our listeners, tweet us poems for National Poetry Month? Your response contained multitudes — haiku, lyrics, even one 8-year-old’s ode to her dad’s bald spot.
Choosing a heart-healthy lifestyle can help protect your brain as you age, research suggests. And it’s not just memory skills that benefit. Problem solving abilities and judgment are preserved, too.
There are huge gaps in school funding between affluent and property-poor districts. And, with evidence that money matters, especially for disadvantaged kids, something has to change.
Words Unlocked, a poetry contest for juveniles in corrections, has drawn more than 1,000 entries. Its judge, Jimmy Santiago Baca, says it was a poetry book that helped him survive his own prison term.
Loretta Lynch made her first visit to a federal prison as the nation’s top law enforcement officer. She highlighted the need for more services to help inmates re-enter society.