Japan expects 7 million cases of dementia among its long-lived residents by 2025. It has started training pharmacists, bankers and postal workers in how to recognize the signs and be supportive.
Fentanyl is showing up in heroin and counterfeit pain pills, and users may not even know they’re taking the extremely potent drug.
Police fired tear gas and deployed water cannons to disperse a demonstration that represented a united opposition front against longtime ruler Robert Mugabe.
Danny Cortez, once a Southern Baptist minister, did do more than accept his gay son: He decided to talk to his congregation about homosexuality, even though it ultimately meant his leaving the church.
Students will be entering a brand-new school for the first time when classes start Monday. It’s located at the same site as the scene of the tragedy and the architects were inspired by nature.
One of China’s most valuable tech startups, smartphone maker Xiaomi, is getting into networked appliances, in a bid to innovate its way out of trouble, as its core business falls flat.
Save the Children had to sign confidentiality agreements to work at a migrant detention camp run by Australia in Nauru. The group’s Mat Tinkler discusses what they did and didn’t say about abuses.
The man who captured hundreds of jazz’s greatest recordings — by Miles Davis and John Coltrane, Duke Ellington and Thelonious Monk and Herbie Hancock — died Thursday at his home studio. He was 91.
Judge Aaron Persky’s controversial six-month jail sentence for a former Stanford student convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman continues to cast a shadow over his deliberations.
For the past four summers, the Cleveland Orchestra has conducted neighborhood residencies, in which groups of musicians play in non-traditional settings.
The university has set aside more than $2 billion in an investment fund. UVA’s fund is among the biggest for a public school.
University campuses around the country have made news in recent years with policies adding “trigger warnings” to potentially offensive, difficult or controversial teaching materials.
First hired in the 1950s, Floyd Norman is still drawing. “Creative people don’t hang it up,” he says. “We don’t walk away, we don’t want to sit in a lawn chair. … We want to continue to work. “
More than six decades since Frank Mutz’s grandfather started in the air conditioning business, Frank runs the same company with his children. They’ve also passed down common sense and personal warmth.
A remote mountain village once was home to hundreds. Now it has just 30 residents. Tsukimi Ayano, 67, is one of the younger ones. She has repopulated the village by making scarecrow-like figures.