Making pot legal for adults makes it more likely that teens will use too, according to the nation’s pediatricians. And that’s a problem, because marijuana harms developing brains.
Alexis Tsipras, who led Syriza to an improbable win in parliamentary election, was sworn in today amid fears about what his win means for the country’s bailout agreements with the European Union.
The Secret Service says the overnight incident is being investigated. The White House says the device posed no threat. The president and the first lady are in India.
A new report says 52 colleges offer, or plan to offer, some credits based on learning, not just seat time.
The president became the first U.S. head of state to attend a parade to mark the day India adopted its constitution.
The potentially historic nor’easter could bring more than 2 feet of snow to the region today and Tuesday. Travel is expected to be affected, with thousands of flights already canceled.
In an interview with NPR’s Morning Edition, outgoing Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel says he is concerned about the toll of repeatedly rotating the same soldiers back to the front lines.
Football is the most watched sport in America — and increasingly, one of the most controversial. High school football star Nahshon Ellerbe shares what he loves about the game.
Returning immediately to demanding physical or mental activities after a concussion can be bad for the brain, neuroscientists agree. But what about after symptoms resolve? How much rest is best?
A simple blood test can analyze bits of fetal DNA leaked in the mother’s bloodstream. It’s less risky than invasive alternatives like amniocentesis, but it doesn’t tell as much about fetal health.
The actor who most famously plays Mr. Bean wrecked the high-performance car back in 2011. Luckily, he wasn’t seriously injured. But it did cost him $1.4 million to get it fixed.
Petro Poroshenko says that the only way forward in ending the conflict with Russian-backed separatists in the country’s east is to revive a cease-fire agreement forged in September in Minsk.
The president recommends more than 12 million acres of the region receive the highest level of protection available for public lands.
Police cracked down on demonstrators marking the fourth anniversary of mass protests that ousted President Hosni Mubarak.
A major storm system, expected to peak Monday and Tuesday, could dump as much as two feet of snow in some areas.