A political scientist identified optimally persuasive terms that make people more inclined to support the health care act. He says the tool could someday make it easier to sharpen political messages.
U.S. prosecutors say John Ashe accepted more than a million dollars in bribes in exchange for support of investment contracts.
The state’s highest court had ordered its removal this summer. But the argument over the monument’s propriety had been simmering for years.
Hillary Clinton said Monday that the gun industry isn’t legally responsible for its behavior. She’s (partially) right.
Rich lobbyists, lawyers and contractors will no longer be able to pay someone to hold a place in line to get a much-in-demand seat at a Supreme Court argument or a congressional hearing.
As he announced those conditions this morning — and showed a live picture of downtown Columbia under sunny skies — TV meteorologist Tim Miller got a bit emotional.
Scientists say you’ll get better range of motion and less post-workout pain when using foam rollers to loosen tight muscles. But the details aren’t all smoothed out.
Mohamud Saleh made his name by reducing crime in a lawless part of northeast Kenya. After an absence of more than a decade, he’s returned to fight terrorism and argues the very same tactics will work.
Executives were taking part in meetings about how the company would slash nearly 3,000 jobs when hundreds of workers stormed the Air France offices Monday.
Even people who tread the line between deep and extreme poverty can manage to pull off a wedding. For one woman in Bangladesh, it took clever planning and seizing every opportunity.
Two leading fantasy sports companies are promising to protect “the integrity of the games” they offer customers, after an employee released lineup information early.
With the death toll at 13 in the Carolinas, rescue teams are fanning out, searching flooded homes and cars. George Kearns of South Carolina Public Radio talks with Renee Montagne.
Turkey says that on Sunday, a MiG-29 plane kept two of its F-16 jets on its radar as potential targets for more than five minutes.
When President Obama announced a massive trade deal on Monday, he heard cheers from business groups. But the unions and public-interest groups that usually support him rejected the trade proposal.
Working far apart, both Takaaki Kajita and Arthur B. McDonald found that neutrinos shift identities like chameleons in space — and that they have mass.