Some modern shoulder-fired weapons produce blast waves powerful enough to rattle the brain. A $30 million study aims to help the military figure out how much blast exposure, over time, is too much.
An appeals court hears arguments Wednesday on the future of Philly's landmark tax on sweetened drinks. The money is funding preschool for low-income kids, but the soda industry says it's losing jobs.
Borrowers are "frightened," "anxious," "betrayed," at the suggestion that a federal student loan forgiveness program could be taken away.
The digital content mashup of Internet oldsters will be led by Tim Armstrong, AOL's CEO. Though the Yahoo deal was widely panned, it gives Verizon a vast subscriber base appealing to advertisers.
People fleeing South Sudan's brutal civil war have streamed across the border to Uganda, where the Bidi Bidi camp now hosts more than 270,000 people. It's become the biggest refugee camp in the world.
Authorities say that about 40 people may have watched the rapes of a 15-year-old girl that were streamed on the social media platform — and that none of them reported the crimes.
In a statement on Tuesday, President Trump condemned the chemical attack in Syria and blames his predecessor. In past tweets, Trump offered then-President Obama advice about the Syrian situation.
In January alone, 1,938 people were killed. Poor security, the proliferation of drug gangs, corruption and lack of opportunities are among the factors causing the violence.
Jeffrey Lacker, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, has resigned effective immediately over his role in the improper disclosure of confidential information to a financial analyst.
In 1967, Dr. Martin Luther King delivered one of his most politically charged speeches. In "Beyond Vietnam," he not only condemns the Vietnam War, but also compares American tactics to those of Nazis.