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California officials are finalizing a mandatory plan to cut water use across the state. Cities looking for a road map on how to save water might consider Santa Barbara's example.

One Pittsburgh middle school teacher is giving his black students a valuable education in social studies — and life.

A firsthand look at how the historic drought is affecting local teens' quest to quench their thirsts.

There's a growing tendency to bring the tiny hieroglyphs off of phones, but not everyone is fluent. New takes on emoji integration suggest misunderstanding may be remedied with universal translation.

Amid the latest case of poor police-community relations, critics are targeting N.Y.'s policing theory, which aims to crack down on minor offenses. But it's also praised for reducing the crime rate.

Dozens of soldiers have offered testimonials saying indiscriminate fire was tolerated, even encouraged in last summer's war in Gaza. This contributed to the high numbers of civilian deaths, they say.

The Marquis de Lafayette sailed from France to America in 1780 to help the new nation defeat the British. A $29 million replica of the Hermione tall ship is retracing that journey.

Long hours in practice might account for the higher concussion risk in high school and college football, a study finds. Some schools are retooling practice to reduce the number of hits.

Under narrow definitions of corruption, candidates courting billionaires to fuel their White House bids doesn't qualify. But some activists, on the left and the right, argue that it should.

Poor kids who moved to neighborhoods with less poverty did much better than those who didn't move.




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