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Despite the recent U.S.-Cuba opening, Fidel's brother Raúl Castro, re-elected as party leader, referred to the U.S. as the "enemy."

Suicide, drug abuse and alcohol have started to shorten the lives of white women, a U.S. report on data from 2013 to 2014 suggests. Life-expectancy for many black men went up from 71.8 years to 72.2.

Of the six Baltimore police officers charged, there's only been one trial, which ended in a hung jury. But prosecutors are doubling down on their aggressive strategy as the trials resume in May.

Bernie Sanders says one of his first acts as president would be to begin the process of breaking up big banks. But there's a problem: The president doesn't really have any direct authority to do so.

Tiffany Anderson serves as a crossing guard in the Jennings School District outside St. Louis, Mo. She's also the superintendent, and that's just one way she stretches district money in creative ways.

Hour by hour, chances dwindle that rescue workers will be able to save those who may be trapped in the ruins of the catastrophic quake that struck on Saturday. Noisy generators add to the challenge.

An 18-year-old woman in Ohio is accused of broadcasting the rape of her 17-year-old friend online. The prosecutor said she told police she continued streaming because she "got caught up in the likes."

President Obama departs Tuesday for Saudi Arabia, where he'll meet with King Salman and leaders of neighboring states. There's plenty to talk about: Relations have been strained on a number of fronts.

Samsung's rigorous aptitude test underscores the company's near-mythical status in Korean society. "I think this is only the way to be successful," says a test-taker before braving the entrance exam.

A third party helped the FBI unlock a phone linked to one of the San Bernardino shooters. Should Apple know how they managed to hack the phone or can the third party sell that information?

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