Dozens of women and girls have reportedly been raped by South Sudanese soldiers near a U.N. compound in the capital. A U.N. spokesperson said they are taking the allegations “very seriously.”
The search for lifesaving antibiotics is on. Scientists have turned up one promising candidate in an unlikely place — the human nose.
John Hinckley is being released from prison 35 years after he attempted to kill Ronald Reagan. He is one of several who aimed at a president and missed.
“Speaking Spanish doesn’t mean that he understands the issues,” one DNC attendee said. Others Latinos say his language ability reveals a deeper ability to understand issues important to them.
A presidential candidate urging such a foreign breach is an unprecedented move. Clinton’s campaign said it was a call for “espionage against his political opponent.”
An animal control agency got a call from the sheriff’s department about “a tortoise that was running down the street, and away from the fire zone.”
The Baltimore state’s attorney has dropped all remaining charges related to the death of Freddie Gray, but she says she stands by the legitimacy of the criminal charges.
Think summer’s hot on Earth? Space physicists tracking weather on Jupiter say the roar of the raging storm we call the Great Red Spot heats the outer atmosphere above it by more than 1,000 degrees F.
Ethan Dean spent a day riding in a garbage truck and wearing a hard-hat at an event in Sacramento, Calif., organized by the Make-a-Wish Foundation and local groups. Ethan has cystic fibrosis.
A massive study looks at how heights around the world have changed over the past century.
At 17, boxer Claressa Shields won gold in the 2012 London Olympics. But it didn’t change her life as much as she thought it would. After she returned home to Flint, Michigan, she thought: Now what?
It’s week two of the party conventions, and all these speeches are making us hungry. So we made a quiz to test your savvy about presidents and our favorite topic, food.
A high-profile honor killing has led to calls for stronger laws. But a gang-rape victim who’s spent 14 years fighting for justice says laws are undercut by ages-old feudal traditions against women.
Both countries have strong militaries wary of conservative Muslim politicians. But as a wealthier, more middle-class country, Turkey rose up when elements of the military tried to take over.
Baltimore prosecutors have dropped all charges against the three officers who still faced trial in the death of Freddie Gray. Previous trials all ended in acquittals.