More than a hundred female federal inmates, sentenced to long-term prison, have instead been stuck for years in a New York detention center where conditions violate international standards.
If your mom had to run though the name of everyone in the family, including the dog, before hitting yours, it's probably because you're all in a mental folder labeled "loved ones."
Antarctica's Larsen C ice shelf is about to lose an iceberg the size of Delaware. Scientists gathering in the U.K. are scratching their heads about why it's cracking off.
Journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones says school segregation will continue to exist in America "as long as individual parents continue to make choices that only benefit their own children."
Jay Y. Lee, the de facto head of Samsung Electronics, is accused of paying tens of millions of dollars in bribes to a confidant of President Park Geun-hye in a growing influence-peddling scandal.
The Atlanta birth home of Martin Luther King Jr. is reopening just in time for the Monday holiday honoring the civil rights icon. Visitors will be able to tour the first floor of the house.
Bishop Eddie Long built New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, one of the nation's largest churches with some 30,000 members. The Atlanta megachurch pastor has died at age 63.
Tyler Williams is on a quest to get the Lego company to make a new kind of lego set...a replica of NPR Headquarters.
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania's Hall of Presidents and First Ladies Museum is going out of business after almost 60 years. Now, they are auctioning off their collection of the first 44 U.S. Presidents.
After pressure from animal rights groups and changing entertainment tastes, world famous Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus announced they'll be ending performances in May.