Petro Poroshenko arrives in the U.S. to meet with the president and others to lobby for increased aid to his embattled government.
The Islamist rebels also known as ISIS or ISIL reportedly captured 16 Kurdish villages in northern Syria in a major push for territory. The move has prompted fears of a massacre against civilians.
The New York City schools are overhauling the time, and format, of these conferences in an attempt to add depth and meaning. Among the changes: They’ll be held four times a year instead of just two.
Like a good Boy Scout, parents should be prepared: Educators agree that doing your homework can make a big difference. Here’s expert advice on how to ace your next parent-teacher conference.
Scots went to the polls to vote in a referendum that will decide whether they remain with the United Kingdom or end a 300-year-old union.
In her new memoir for young adults, Woodson uses free verse to tell the story of growing up in the 1960s and 1970s. Her work for young readers often touches on themes of race and identity.
If you don’t think you like bitter foods, try them again. Jennifer McLagan, the author of Bitter: A Taste of the World’s Most Dangerous Flavor, is on a mission to change hearts and minds.
Voting might not be the sexiest thing in the world, but at least one ad campaign encouraging Americans to register is pretty provocative.
The Carolina Panthers placed Greg Hardy on the list over a long-running case and the Cardinals did the same after Jonathan Dwyer was arrested on suspicion of aggravated assault.
The mayor, who made international news after he admitted to smoking crack, dropped out of the mayoral race last week. Ford’s doctor said he was “optimistic.”
The Fed said because wage-and-price hikes remain low and growth continues at a moderate pace, interest rates will stay at historic lows for a “considerable time.”
Even though it was backed by both party leaders, the vote split politicians within their own ranks. The final tally on the narrow military measure was 273 to 156.
Dr. Kent Brantly, an American Ebola survivor, tells NPR what it was like to suffer from the deadly and “humiliating” disease.
There’s a new wrinkle to the old debate over diet soda: Artificial sweeteners may alter our microbiomes. And for some, this may raise blood sugar levels and set the stage for diabetes.
Genetic evidence from ancient humans and modern people suggests that travelers from northern Eurasia moved south several thousand years ago. They stuck around to have kids with early European farmers.