The families of the victims, began to bury their dead and people across the country held prayer services to remember the 145 killed in a Taliban attack on a school.
The country was starting to take stock of a Taliban attack on a school that killed 145 people. Most of them were children.
Evidence shows hospice care can extend life and save money, but only if patients and doctors dare ask for the help. One New Yorker said hospice gave her back life at peace, pain subdued.
Short, unlit towers are used to prospect for new wind farms. But the structures pose a threat to crop-duster pilots. Transportation officials are urging better markings and other safety improvements.
Oakland’s restorative justice program is at the forefront of efforts to rethink school discipline.
Lawmakers in the Senate approved an extension of tax breaks and confirmed 12 more judicial nominees, but a terrorism insurance bill didn’t survive the night.
More than 50 years after he came up with a story about a huge dog, author Norman Bridwell has died. In 2012, Bridwell told NPR he was shocked when his idea was accepted for publication.
Cows were running free in Pocatello, Idaho, Tuesday, following in the hooves of a feisty heifer that escaped from a meat packing plant Friday.
Citing the statute of limitations, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office says it won’t pursue child sexual abuse charges against the comedian, a subject of numerous allegations.
The pipeline’s fate looms large in Washington. But for people living in Keystone XL’s proposed path, the project will alter livelihoods and legacies — for better or worse, depending on whom you ask.
The Japanese Christmas cake takes its name from the Christian holiday, but it actually symbolizes building a life of prosperity from nothing. And it’s ubiquitous (it’s even in your smartphone).
We’re kicking off a 12-part series exploring the rich diversity of Christmastime edibles around the world. We’ve zeroed in on meals that reveal as much about a country’s history as its gastronomy.
Sony is withdrawing James Franco and Seth Rogen from upcoming promotional appearances for The Interview and will let theaters cancel showings of the film, following threats of attacks.
Heavy rains are hitting drought-stricken California. But instead of sinking into the earth, the water is rushing away in areas burned by wildfire, raising the danger of mudslides.
Her name is Priya and she is the star of a new graphic novel in India. After she is gang-raped, her family and neighbors shun her — but then a Hindu goddess grants her special powers.