A Colorado program has allowed more than 30,000 women to get long-term contraception for free, lowering teen birth and abortion rates. Now lawmakers have to decide if it can qualify for state funding.
A new poll shows that fewer young people see gender as limited to female and male. Youth Radio reporter Nanette Thompson talks with two students about their experiences at school.
Even at low doses, the potent poison damages organs and causes cancers. Now scientists have found a population high in the Andes Mountains that has adapted to the toxic metal over thousands of years.
Foods from Fukushima, Japan, are back to pre-accident levels of radiation but people still aren’t eating them. One way to ease concerns: a chemical that blocks radioactive cesium from entering plants.
Sixty percent of parents think there is too much emphasis on testing. Are they right?
The Nigerian Islamist militant group has traded grainy videos for slick productions. This week, Boko Haram posted a video purportedly showing the bodies of two beheaded men accused of spying.
The cause was cardiac arrest, the Archdiocese of New York said in a statement. Cardinal Edward Egan was 82.
Iraqi army forces, Shiite militias and Kurdish peshmerga are battling to retake Saddam Hussein’s hometown from Islamic State extremists.
Everyone knows people who attend the CIAA basketball tournament have cash to burn. So why did a Charlotte hotel go out of its way to make sure they spent it?
He quarantined himself because his bodyguard died of Ebola. The virus is still taking a toll, with 81 new cases last week. Maybe it’s because people are no longer being careful.
The Delta Airlines flight inbound from Atlanta slid off the runway and into fence on the side of the tarmac. There were no immediate reports of injuries.
The news comes one day after the Justice Department cleared Wilson in a civil rights probe — and delivered a scathing appraisal of the Ferguson Police Department.
The government, which has banned the Indian media from broadcasting India’s Daughter or even showing clips from it pending an investigation, also ordered YouTube to take down the documentary.
Research shows that only 1 in 5 five people take a break and leave their desks to eat. Most workers are simply eating at their desks. But creativity can take a big hit without a change of scenery.
Jurors will hear more testimony in the trial of Dzhokar Tsarnaev, the accused bomber, a day after a dramatic admission of guilt and often-heartbreaking accounts from victims of the deadly 2013 attack.