Anorexia and bulimia, once thought to be eating disorders affecting girls and women, affect a growing number of boys and men. Boys as young as 9 and 10 are feeling the pressure to be ripped and muscular, psychologists say. But they can have a hard time finding a treatment program geared to males.
A Kenyan intelligence official says that the "high-value terrorist leader" whose residence was targeted in a Navy SEAL raid was the senior al-Shabab leader Abdikadir Mohamed Abdikadir, alias Ikrima. Ikrima is a Kenyan of Somali descent who boasts connections to both al-Shabab in Somalia and to a Kenyan jihadist group called al-Hijra.
On Sept. 27, President Obama called Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, ending 34 years of silence between the leaders of the U.S. and Iran. A phone call between the leaders was greeted with great hope and deep skepticism, born from decades of bad blood, mistakes and sometimes outright aggression.
When the Supreme Court overturned part of the federal Defense of Marriage Act in June, it granted federal benefits to many couples married in states that have legalized same-sex marriage. This set off phase two of litigation: a flurry of lawsuits in Pennsylvania and other states which have not.
The electric car company saw its stock fall this week after a video of its Model S ablaze went viral. But car analysts say the new car on the block should expect to get extra scrutiny. Consumers are watching closely to see if Tesla really is the way of the future.
Preferred skills include chainsaw experience, convincing zombie impersonation and bloodcurdling screaming on command. Halloween means haunted house are hiring — extra points given to those with frightening resumes.
Green chile burritos, green chile chicken enchiladas, green chile stew with pork, green chile on a burger: If it has green chile, you're in New Mexico.
For many Americans, the war in Afghanistan may feel like it's winding down and interest in the conflict has waned. But in parts of Afghanistan, there's still daily fighting and Afghan troops, who are increasingly on their own, are suffering more casualties than the Americans and NATO troops ever did.
For the first time on record, bicycles have outsold cars in Spain. Higher taxes on fuel and on new cars have prompted cash-strapped Spaniards to opt for two wheels instead of four.
Herman Wallace was released from prison in Louisiana on Tuesday after more than 40 years in solitary confinement. A judge overturned his conviction on the grounds that Wallace had been denied a fair trial. Wallace died just three days later.