Doctors are recommending that the man who shot President Reagan, be released from a mental hospital. Patti Reagan Davis, the former president’s daughter, tells NPR’s Scott Simon she disagrees.
During the war, young men often tried to join the National Guard to avoid being sent overseas. But that war changed the nature of the guard — paving the way for today’s deployments abroad.
Arab and African migrants are landing on Spain’s coast in a region with a 34 percent unemployment. That’s created friction and prompted a debate about how best to help them.
Amid this week’s hoopla celebrating the Hubble Space Telescope, don’t forget the clever astronomer for whom the space scope was named. In the 1920s, he changed our sense of ourselves and the universe.
In an interview with Diane Sawyer on ABC’s “20/20″, the former gold-medal-winning Olympic decathlete described a struggle with gender identity that began in childhood.
Apprehensions dropped by 28 percent compared to the same time period last year. Apprehensions of minors also dropped by 50 percent.
A Lebanese magazine published its latest issue using donated blood to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the massacre of an estimated 1.5 million Armenians.
The company says Diet Pepsi consumers are concerned about aspartame. But the Food and Drug Administration has long affirmed that the sweetener is safe in amounts commonly used by beverage companies.
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Many species have gone extinct because humans hunted them into oblivion for their meat. But there’s another group of animals that are endangered because we’ve lost interest in breeding them.
Giving an update about how Gray was injured, police said they still have many gaps to fill, but the picture is becoming clearer. Police now know that Gray was never buckled into the police van.
Once embraced by cities for its beautiful white flowers, disease resistance and ability to grow just about anywhere, the Callery pear is now considered a nuisance due to its smell and invasive nature.
Palestinians often buy and sell land without title deeds, or proof of ownership. That’s because most of the land doesn’t have them. It’s a problem dating back generations.
The Supreme Court hears arguments over same-sex marriage on Tuesday. But laws still exist in many states that allow discrimination against LGBT people in employment, housing and public accommodations.
In the aftermath of several police shootings of unarmed black men, many police departments are holding community forums to talk to residents about policing.