The federal government has detained thousands of women and children since last summer after Central American families poured across the border claiming asylum. But a federal district court judge ruled last week that three detention facilities that hold these families aren't meeting legal standards. And that means those centers soon could be shut down.
On a trip to Kenya, a first for a sitting president, Barack Obama took advantage of his heritage. The first Kenyan-American president wrestled with tension between his office and family obligations.
The group, based out of Indiana, hopes its series of web videos will help to dispel the propaganda that they say has hijacked their faith.
As millions of acres of forests burn across the state this summer, there's growing concern about what impact that might have on permafrost — and how melting permafrost might affect climate change.
Here, you can find the Cowardly Lion's mane, the designs for Scarlett O'Hara's drapery dress, and many other artifacts that reveal the history of the movie biz.
Try to look inside the brain and you're not going to get very far. But photoacoustic imaging may be a solution for the shortcomings of conventional imaging. It uses lasers to make the brain sing.
We know that a gene can determine how strongly we experience bitter flavors. Scientists wanted to know if this was also true for sweet. Their study shows genetics may affect our taste for sugar, too.
The $48 billion deal would create the nation's largest health insurer by enrollment.
When President Obama was elected in 2008, Kenyans rejoiced. U.S.-Kenya relations have had ups and downs since then. Kenyans now eagerly await Obama's first presidential visit to his father's homeland.
The women motorcyclist became trapped under the vehicle in an accident. Passers-by and emergency responders literally took matters into their hands and lifted the car, freeing the woman.
It's not really hotel. It's a van, parked on the East River. But it's cheap.
The U.S. now has permission to use a Turkish air base near the border with Syria to launch airstrikes against the self-proclaimed Islamic State, U.S. officials say.
Germany has already sent a delegation to Iran as it looks to restore trade ties. Under the recent nuclear deal, many sanctions will be lifted. But not everyone is thrilled with Germany's move.
Fifty years ago this weekend Bob Dylan scandalized crowds at the Newport Folk Festival with an electric guitar. Murray Lerner, a filmmaker who shot the festival, recalls the scene.
Donald Trump was in Texas, visiting the border with Mexico and saying he would crack down on illegal immigration if elected president. But he was less strident than he has been in other recent remarks.
The Los Angeles Times and Morning Edition film critic, Kenneth Turan, reviews "Southpaw," a new movie about a boxing champion starring Jake Gyllenhaal and directed by Antoine Fuqua.
Just For Laughs, the biggest and oldest comedy festival in the world, is underway in Montreal. We'll find out who's new, who's returned and learn about some surprise hits.
Mass shootings as defined by the FBI happen about every two weeks in America. For nearly a decade, USA Today has been tracking these incidents on a website that paints a grim picture.
One of the world's oldest and most famous newspapers is changing hands. The Financial Times, based in London, will be sold to Nikkei Inc. of Japan for $1.3 billion dollars.
Baseball writer Tom Gage is being honored by the Hall of Fame for his long and illustrious career at The Detroit News. But he didn't leave his beat voluntarily. He recently lost his job at the paper.