For the first time, women in Saudi Arabia are allowed run for office and vote. But they're still banned from driving and need a male guardian's permission to travel, work and pursue higher education.
What if you could never get a good night's rest? Researchers are investigating whether sleep deprivation can keep people trapped in poverty.
The Boston Marathon bombing, the Charlie Hebdo attacks and the recent rampage in Paris share a common element: all involved terrorists who were brothers.
Tehran's Museum of Contemporary Art has a spectacular collection of 20th century Western art. But until now, most of it has been locked away in a vault since the 1979 Islamic Revolution.
After losing jobs and people for half a century, the region in upstate New York is finally growing again. Refugees may be one reason why: Roughly 10,000 have resettled in the area since 2003.
Largest study to date finds women who have a positive mammogram but have negative breast biopsies have a somewhat higher risk of developing breast cancer during the next 10 years.
The New Jersey governor is showing off his credentials as a former prosecutor to argue he can fight terrorism.
Half of the $1 billion in tax credits and other economic incentives that Buffalo is getting from the state is going to build a solar panel factory. Skeptics say it's a risky way to create jobs.
It typically causes fever and joint pain. A new study looks at a possible link to encephalitis, a brain infection.
One in three Native students are what's considered "chronically absent," in this state. Educators on the Wind River Indian Reservation say that's a major factor holding back student achievement.