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Latvia joined NATO and the European Union a decade ago. Its former president sees these strong ties to the West as vital to maintaining its security and independence.

Credit card data breaches get a lot of attention, but payroll system data breaches can have even more damaging effects.

Your boss may be younger than you, your fellow interns may be decades younger and you work for free. For Renee Killian and Danielle Probst, reconsidering their careers meant interning in their 40s.

For nearly 30 years, Jade Unger's family was embraced by a tribe. Then, in September, everything changed when the tribe's enrollment committee said they were enrolled in error.

Participants in these social networks pool their money to give each other informal, no-interest loans. They're called cundinas or tandas, and politicians are taking notice.

Records show that GM knew about faulty ignition switches in its cars at least a decade ago. The first death now linked to the problem happened the same year the company was shedding thousands of jobs.

One researcher who participated in the latest U.N. report on climate change says the final product is simply too depressing. Others say the somber tone is justified — but that humans can also adapt.

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced plans Monday to merge the two agencies responsible for recovering and identifying U.S. war dead. The decision is partly a response to congressional pressure.

In many ways, the world is "ill-prepared" for the dangers, scientists say in a new report. They also say efforts to improve energy efficiency and cut water consumption could help make a difference.

In New Hampshire, where the Affordable Care Act remains unpopular, the state has exceeded expectations for insurance enrollments. Credit goes, in part, to a grass-roots campaign to sign people up.

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