Education Minister Yuan Guiren says the country’s institutions of higher learning should stop using textbooks that criticize China’s leaders and political system.
Rod McKuen is credited with more than 200 albums and more than 30 collections of poetry. He died on Thursday after a lengthy illness.
The Sunni militants had given Jordan until sunset Thursday to release a convicted terrorist. The exchange did not happen.
Scientists studying HIV and Ebola have noticed another virus hitching along for the ride in some blood samples. Now they’re trying to figure out whether the lurker helps the body fend off disease.
For the past decade, wealthy Russians have flocked to the fabled slopes in the French Alps. But the drop in the ruble is now keeping them away, and the region’s economy is starting to feel the effect.
In his first six years in office, President Obama issued just two vetoes, the fewest of any president going all the way back to James Garfield. But that’s about to change.
Resisting arrest is usually a secondary charge against someone already being arrested for something else, but not always.
For 2011 models through the 2012 calendar year, driver deaths per million registered vehicle years fell to 28 from 48 just three years earlier, says the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
The latest wave of measles cases and potential infections is in Arizona, where 1,000 people may have been exposed to measles from seven people confirmed to have been infected.
Only 99 Ebola cases were reported worldwide last week. That’s the lowest weekly count since June. But getting down to zero cases is still a long way off.
In newspapers, magazines and novels, the “female husband” was a person of great interest.
The president’s recent executive actions will allow millions of immigrants to stay in the U.S. But many businesses say those changes aren’t enough to help them find and keep all the workers they need.
Canton, Ohio, has launched an ambitious expansion plan, including assisted living for Hall of Famers. The concept is part business, part nostalgia and part a sense of responsibility to ballplayers.
The Center for Community Alternatives says that formerly incarcerated men and women rely heavily upon family, almost always receiving cash from them.
The Ivy League school is also introducing a mandatory four-year sexual violence prevention and education program for students. The steps are part of efforts to reform social life at the college.