A Pennsylvania school board will decide this month whether students are allowed to ban "Redskins" from their paper. Student editors say it's a racist term and are ready to bring the case to court.
More than 300,000 African and African-American slaves were sold in Shockoe Bottom. Today, residents and city officials are debating how to preserve the area: Memorial or stadium and museum?
The parents of a young boy made a terrible discovery while looking through photographs they had taken of him as a baby. They noticed a white dot where a black pupil should have been.
Wichita Falls may soon be one of the first cities in the nation where half the drinking water comes directly from wastewater. It will save water, but some residents find the process tough to swallow.
The Greek government made grandiose promises to house Syrian refugees in empty resorts on Greek islands. It didn't work out that way. These days, Syrians have no hope for asylum or benefits there.
In the first installment of the new season of Hidden Kitchens, The Kitchen Sisters explore how Sicilians are reclaiming farmland and providing Mafia-free jobs in a region gripped by corruption.
The paralyzing virus had seemed on the verge of disappearing. But this year cases are being reported in 10 countries. The World Health Organization has responded with strict vaccination rules.
A data scientist pitted rappers against Shakespeare to see who had the more extensive vocabulary. But he says he isn't trying to make some sweeping statement about the lyrical prowess of hip-hop.
Gerry Adams, a leader of Sinn Fein, was questioned in Northern Ireland in connection with an infamous murder 42 years ago. The investigation threatens to impact the fragile peace agreement there.
Germany's famous Max Planck Society has opened a brain research institute in Jupiter, Fla. It's another move in the international competition to attract the best brain researchers.