Children are used as spies and guards near these IS posts to gather information.
Millennials may be known for their active social media habits, but a new study found that there are more reasons for logging onto Facebook or Twitter than to connect with friends. For the majority of Millennials, social media is also…
The International Energy Agency announced today that, for the first time in 40 years, carbon dioxide emissions flatlined despite global economy growth.
The Washington Post reported on Thursday that in 23 states, “per-pupil spending” by state and local governments is lower in poor school districts than in rich ones, in some cases as much as 33 percent lower. Nationwide, the average…
A team of Australian researchers recently found that ultrasound waves have helped restore memory to mice with Alzheimer’s disease, potentially bringing scientists closer to finding a way to prevent the disease.
John Siceloff, an American journalist who reported for "The MacNeil/Lehrer Report" and co-created PBS’s "Now" with Bill Moyers, died on Friday at his home in Dutchess County, New York. He was 61.
In Florida, a state that environmental scientists have agreed would be hit hard by extreme changes in climate, is not allowed to speak about these changes. At least, not by members of the Florida's Department of Environmental Protection, the state…
After Apple’s seven-for-one stock split this past June, the tech company will be joining the Dow Jones Industrial Average, and AT&T has been kicked out, the index announced Friday. The change will take effect on March 18.
The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus announced that beginning in 2018, elephants will no longer be a part of the circus act.
Richard Price’s most recent book “The Whites,” centers around the criminals who get away with awful crimes and become obsessions for the police first assigned to their case. Writing under his pseudonym Harry Brandt, Price names these criminals after the great…
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