Only one person can win the presidency in 2016, and some of the 22 running have scant chance of victory. So why are they in the race? Many hope luck is on their side, but some might have other goals.
Friday's decent but unspectacular jobs report didn't answer the question of whether the Fed is about to raise interest rates. But even if the Fed finally takes the plunge, it will do so very gradually.
Police in Adygea, Russia, are creating special police detail for wedding parties, where guests celebrate by shooting guns in the air and driving recklessly.
Hundreds of migrants began walking from Budapest to the Austrian border on Friday after becoming frustrated by Hungary's closing of rail links towards Germany. Meanwhile, Austria and Germany announced that they would allow migrants into their countries.
Rocco Logozzo talks about his nephew, Aylan Kurdi, whose body washed up on a Turkish beach after a failed voyage from Turkey to Greece, and about the regret he and his wife feel for funding the trip.
The land that became New York City's Central Park was once home to Manhattan's first-known community of African-American property owners. A new play explores how eminent domain forced them out.
To prove its support for Gulf Arab allies, the Obama administration is stepping up military sales to Saudi Arabia. The president hosts King Salman at the White House today.
More than a quarter of parents in a recent poll say they hope their teens who play high school sports will become professional athletes. But sky-high parental expectations can have a dark side.
The monthly jobs report could tip the balance for the Federal Reserve. Policymakers are weighing whether to raise the Fed's official interest rates later this month.
After Kim Davis was found in contempt of court, a federal judge ordered her jailed and then set about finding someone at the Rowan County Courthouse who is willing to issue marriage licenses.