Millennials are now driving less, waiting longer to get licensed, and turning more to public transportation and car-sharing. So is America's so-called driving boom over? Guest host Celeste Headlee asks Paul Eisenstein of TheDetroitBureau.com.
Biking to work is a great way to get exercise, save money and reduce pollution from cars. But does the risk of accidents cancel out all the good? Experience in Europe says no, but the
The Islamic group Hamas runs the Gaza Strip and controls the police force. A number of young men say police plucked them from the street and shaved their heads recently, apparently because the officers didn't approve of their hairstyles.
Shug McGaughey is the trainer of Kentucky Derby winner Orb, who runs Saturday in the Preakness Stakes, the second leg of thoroughbred racing's Triple Crown. Despite his long record of success, no one seems as surprised as the 62-year-old McGaughey to be pursuing one of the sport's top honors.
The government of President Nicolas Maduro announced this week that it would import 50 million rolls of toilet paper to meet the growing demand. The oil-rich country already suffers from a shortage of medicine, milk and sugar.
"I think we overreached in '98 — how's that for a quote you can use?" the former House speaker says of the Clinton impeachment. Now he tells fellow Republicans that they need to be "calm and factual" as they pursue answers from the Obama administration about the IRS and other scandals.
Also: AARP and The Nation join a growing list of ebook publishers; Hilary Mantel on Jane Austen; Anne Applebaum on Sheryl Sandberg.
He was convicted of second-degree murder for the shooting spree that left a mother of 10 dead and two others wounded. Prosecutors are expected to seek life without parole.
For the 37th time, GOP lawmakers in the House have cast a symbolic vote to defund the Affordable Care Act.
Forecasters are predicting better rainfall for the East and Midwest, but in parts of the West, drought conditions will persist.
Lt. Col. Darin Haas was arrested in a domestic dispute and has been relieved of his post. The report comes on the heels of recent allegations of sexual assault in the military.
The group of eight Republicans and Democrats says that it has overcome obstacles and agreed on a tentative plan to overhaul the nation's immigration system.
Known or suspected terrorism suspects who cooperated with federal authorities in at least six major investigations have wound up in the witness protection program.
The actor accepted Russian citizenship in January after he denounced a proposed new tax on the rich in his native France. The Chechen connection is likely to rile human rights groups that have accused the president of the Russian republic of gross human rights violations. Depardieu will appear opposite Elizabeth Hurley in the first of the films.
Republicans slammed Obamacare with a barrage of three-word tweets. But the White House trolled them in response.
Authorities in Idaho announce the arrest of a 30-year-old man on charges of conspiring to provide material support to terrorists and a foreign terrorist organization.
A Houston-area high school senior bags a 14-foot beast that could be 50 years old, setting a new record for the largest alligator ever caught in Texas.
As Congress gets to work on the farm bill, two common-sense, bipartisan reform measures seem to have gotten run over somewhere along the way. The first would set minimum standards for housing egg-laying chickens. The second sought to change how the U.S. provides food aid to people in foreign nations.
Brazil's economic growth has brought about more illegal immigration and drug trafficking, so the country is hoping to make its borders more secure. But the experience in the U.S. shows that it can be a difficult undertaking.
An internal report says officials at the Department of Justice didn't communicate with the agency that keeps the "no fly" list.