Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu speaks to a joint meeting of Congress on Tuesday. The speech highlights differences between the U.S. and Israel on how to stop Iran from going nuclear.
Nearly 3,000 inmates have been moved out of the private facility after last month's uprising, and staff is being laid off. There is a probe into how the for-profit company ran the prison.
In 2009, Beverly Hall was named national superintendent of the year largely based on her district's improved standardized test scores. But those scores soon came under scrutiny.
People say many things affect health, from personal behavior and childhood abuse to God's will, according to a new poll. The people behind the numbers explain what it means for people and communities.
A disused church in the northern English town of Bolton has been transformed into a community center where all are welcome. It's the product of years of effort and difficult discussions.
Administrators are trying new recruiting tactics and offering bonuses to make up for the shortfall. But for now, open shifts in some states have to be covered with mandatory overtime.
Cheaper gasoline has benefited millions of motorists around the U.S. But in Houston the downturn in prices has brought layoffs and could hurt other sectors, including finance and real estate.
In Ohio, abortion restrictions have helped shut down half the state's clinics that perform the procedure, forcing many women to travel farther away, even to neighboring states.
Living in substandard housing can make health problems like asthma much worse. Two mothers tell of their families' struggles to stay healthy in poor housing and their efforts to improve their lot.
The game Charles Darrow sold in the 1930s bore a striking resemblance to a game Lizzie Magie patented in 1904. In The Monopolists, Mary Pilon tells Monopoly's origin story.
Math. Measurement. Balance. Negotiation. Collaboration. And fun. You might call blocks the anti-app: These smooth maple pieces need no recharging, no downloading.
As a teenager, Aly Spaltro came up with the whimsical stage name Lady Lamb The Beekeeper. Though she still performs as Lady Lamb, Spaltro is growing up and becoming more comfortable being herself.
Low-income riders can now qualify for a program that will slash their fares by more than half of peak rates. But the cost will be offset by fare increases for everybody else.
A long-term deal like that, Obama said in an interview with Reuters, would be the best way to assure that Iran does not attain a nuclear weapon.
Claudette Colvin was a 15-year-old student from Montgomery when she refused to yield her bus seat to a white passenger. But she has been largely forgotten in civil rights history.
A case of bad timing makes some wonder if a TV network paid for editorial content.
The near-record winter is testing a longtime Boston tradition of allowing residents to save a parking space they shoveled out 48 hours. The problem is that the snow hasn't stopped falling.
For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try a new twist on a classic. It's a corn dog that uses funnel cake in place of corn meal to encase a hot dog.
Hear the alt-country band play songs off their new album and talk about their transition to pop.
People who walked briskly for 40 minutes five days a week saw more health improvements than those who walked for an hour a day but were more leisurely about it. Both groups lost weight.