Young people, often rival gang members, have increasingly used Facebook, YouTube and Twitter to threaten each other. The practice is called "cyber banging" and it's led to fights and even death.
After revelations it cheated emissions tests, Volkswagen is vowing to win back the public's trust. But, experts say, it will take a long time. First, the automaker needs to let the crisis play out.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is considering a rule that would prohibit consumer credit firms from requiring customers to sign away their right to sue.
Friends, family and colleagues recounted the human rights contributions of the late Julian Bond at a memorial service Tuesday for the former NAACP chairman. Bond died in August after a brief illness.
Although an increasing number of U.S. hospitals and other birthing centers now encourage women to breast-feed and teach them how, other common practices by staff hinder moms from sticking with it.
One-third of women who froze ovarian tissue before undergoing cancer treatment and later had it transplanted back ended up having babies, according to a study of women in Denmark.
When she visited Baltimore amid unrest, Lynch said heard the same thing from police and young people — that they love their city and want to make it better.
A government-appointed panel wanted the federal government's 2015 nutrition advice to consider a food's environmental impact. But the cabinet secretaries with final authority say it won't happen.
China and its trade practices are often blamed for U.S. economic woes. But once upon a time, it was the tea trade with China that created American magnates — with some catastrophic consequences.
About half of workers in the U.S. have no retirement plan on the job. State-run, IRA-type programs are increasingly popular, with at least 20 states introducing legislation to create these programs.
The South Carolina flood has left the Columbia Classical Ballet Company without not just its costumes and scores but its building.
Max Geller led a small crowd in protest of the fact that paintings by renowned French Impressionist painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir hang in Boston's Museum of Fine Arts.
A political scientist identified optimally persuasive terms that make people more inclined to support the health care act. He says the tool could someday make it easier to sharpen political messages.
U.S. prosecutors say John Ashe accepted more than $1 million in bribes in exchange for support of investment contracts.
The state's highest court had ordered its removal this summer. But the argument over the monument's propriety had been simmering for years.
Hillary Clinton said Monday that the gun industry isn't legally responsible for its behavior. She's (partially) right.
Rich lobbyists, lawyers and contractors will no longer be able to pay someone to hold a place in line to get a much-in-demand seat at a Supreme Court argument or a congressional hearing.
As he announced those conditions this morning — and showed a live picture of downtown Columbia under sunny skies — TV meteorologist Tim Miller got a bit emotional.
Scientists say you'll get better range of motion and less post-workout pain when using foam rollers to loosen tight muscles. But the details aren't all smoothed out.
Two leading fantasy sports companies are promising to protect "the integrity of the games" they offer customers, after an employee released lineup information early.