Tony Simmons is a former heroin addict and drug runner who had been in and out of jail. Today, he helps many of Baltimore’s 3,000 homeless residents — with housing guidance, advice and hugs.
A proposed U.S.-Asia trade pact calls for incorporating the issue wildlife trafficking. The goal is to slow the poaching of endangered animals such as elephants, tigers and rhinos.
Fare-dodging in Stockholm’s system has become a movement, and the group’s members don’t try to hide what they’re doing — in fact, they advertise it.
The tech giant sold 74 million phones in three months.
Blizzard warnings were declared from Rhode Island to parts of New Hampshire and Maine Tuesday. Since Sunday, parts of Connecticut and Massachusetts have had more than two feet of snow.
When Brandon Vandenburg and Cory Batey are sentenced in March, they face decades in prison. Vandenburg was also convicted of tampering with evidence and unlawful photography.
All 50 states and the District of Columbia sponsor 529 plans. Critics had called the proposal to limit them a tax hike on the middle class.
At a (mandatory) NFL media appearance for the upcoming Super Bowl, Lynch stuck to one response Tuesday: “I’m just here so I won’t get fined.”
President Obama paid a visit, watched a parade and promised $4 billion in investments and loans. He made headlines, of course, but what did the village people think of it all?
The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency said one of its employees was operating the quad copter that crashed Monday on the grounds of the executive mansion. The worker was off duty at the time.
As if the drought weren’t bad enough, four of the area’s aqueducts sit on the San Andreas Fault. Engineers are working to protect the water system against the next major earthquake.
A 6-year-old can’t be vaccinated against measles because he is recovering from leukemia. He faces a higher risk because parents at his California school have chosen not to vaccinate their kids.
Melissa Block speaks with Rajaa Al Sanea, a dentist and Saudi writer best known for her novel, Girls of Riyadh. She talks about how women’s rights changed and expectations for the new king.
Chief Justice Roy Moore says a ruling by a U.S. district judge “raised serious, legitimate concerns about the propriety of federal court jurisdiction over the Alabama Sanctity of Marriage Amendment.”
Robert Siegel talks to Amy Myers Jaffe of the University of California, Davis, Graduate School of Management about how falling oil prices impact production.