Every day in Birmingham, Alabama, students run the risk of being sprayed with a dangerous chemical weapon just by attending school, according to attorneys in a federal trial that began this week. The that
First Read / Updated Dec. 12, 2014 / 3:43 AM GMT With less than three hours before a government shutdown, the House narrowly passed a massive spending bill late Thursday after a drama-filled day of vote
Navy criminal investigators are looking into who secretly filmed female officers of a submarine crew while they were showering and changing clothes aboard the boat's unisex bathrooms, a U.S. Navy official
(CNN) — A Texas teacher has been "suspended without pay pending discharge" after accusations that she sent racially charged tweets about the incidents in Ferguson, Missouri, a representative for the Duncanville
Russia and North Korea have agreed on a new deportation agreement on illegal immigrants found to be living in either country. The agreement, drafted in September, states that anyone found to be without
Or, what happens to your brain when you’re lost in a book. Let’s do a casual experiment. Here’s a brief passage from the first book in some obscure fiction series called Harry Potter: A bush on the edge
A Kentucky deputy who witnesses say jumped onto the roof of a 19-year-old girl's car and opened fire on her will not be indicted in the girl's death. Samantha Ramsey was killed by Boone County deputy Brockman
U.S. news / Updated Nov. 9, 2014 / 7:21 AM GMT A young gorilla at the San Francisco Zoo was crushed to death when she darted beneath a closing hydraulic door Friday, the zoo said in a statement. Kabibe,
Eight-year-old boy killed after being hit in head by puck while sitting in stands in Dunkirk arena An eight-year-old French boy died on Sunday after he was hit in the head by an ice hockey puck that flew
Thousands of protesters in Burkina Faso broke through police lines and surged into the country's parliament, setting the building on fire ahead of a vote that would have allowed the country's president
What will we eat in the year 2100? In this week's Big Future, Arielle Duhaime-Ross takes a look at what we might eat in the future, and how we'll produce it. It's a tricky question, as new techniques a
How do you make more food with less farmable land? It's a tricky problem with no one obvious solution. Eating bugs to growing meat in a lab -- the possibilities are equal parts fascinating and daunting.
Our picks of the week from around the web, including the truth about time and the cost of cloning your dog. Evolution Tales of the hobbit Ewen Callaway | Nature | 22 October 2014 Scientists recount discovery
WASHINGTON -- Members of the Tulalip Tribes in Washington state have received threats since one of its members, Jaylen Fryberg, killed two of his classmates at Marysville-Pilchuck High School last week.
Three years after a Lake County Jail inmate's neck was broken in a scuffle with guards, two former correctional officers have been indicted by a grand jury on official misconduct charges for their involvement,