Discussing the case of a North Charleston, S.C., officer shooting an unarmed man in the back, police chief Eddie Driggers said Wednesday, “I have been praying for peace.”
Yemen is in chaos. But behind the headlines of war and poverty are generous and gentle people. Photographer Stephanie Sinclair recalls her most recent visit and shares some of her photos.
Achieving pregnancy with in vitro fertilization depends largely on your age. But other factors contribute, too. A study compares two online tools aimed at giving couples a realistic sense of the odds.
Ellen Stofan’s colleagues on a panel agreed with that assessment. But Stofan was quick to point out: “We are not talking about little green men. We are talking about little microbes.”
Confirming a long-anticipated move, the NFL has hired its first female official on a full-time basis. Sarah Thomas, 42, has spent nearly a decade working her way through the ranks in the NCAA.
Oyster, the subscription e-book service, says it is opening up a retail component and has the Big Five publishers on board. The move sets up Oyster to challenge Amazon.
The deal would put Shell on track to surpass ExxonMobil as the world’s largest publicly traded oil and gas company. It comes as global oil prices have dropped sharply.
More homeowners are cutting energy costs by installing solar panels, due in part to leasing programs that require no up-front investment. Leasing means less hassle, but may also save you less money.
The killing preceded a 50-day war in Gaza last summer. Hussam Qawasmeh was sentenced by a military court and also ordered to pay $63,000 to the victims family.
There are upsides to having global investors stash their savings in the United States. But their embrace of the dollar can start to feel like a death grip if it goes too far and chokes off exports.
Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein said he is running against Sepp Blatter because he believes “it is time to shift the focus away from administrative controversy and back to sport.”
In 1945, Myerson became the first Jewish Miss America. The win to propelled her onto the national stage, but her image eventually became tainted during embarrassing missteps in the 1980s.
The East Coast is experiencing the coldest temperatures of the year, while the Pacific Northwest saw flooding and evacuations because of heavy rain.
Both officers are expected to recover. They were shot after they apprehended a suspect at a Chinese restaurant in the Bronx.
John Boehner is set to start his third 2-year term as speaker. His election is nearly a foregone conclusion, although a number of his Republican colleagues are likely voting against him on the floor.