As a prisoner of the Taliban, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was kept in solitary confinement for long periods. How he dealt with that is key to his recovery and to the investigation of his leaving his post in Afghanistan.
The National Rifle Association recants its lobbying arm’s criticism of grass-roots gun activists who carry rifles into restaurants. Open Carry Texas applauds the NRA for its ‘clarification.’
Police say a gruesome attack by 12-year-old girls on a friend was to please the Slender Man — a mythical, online monster linked to a horror site. His popularity touches on deeper questions about why people embrace the disturbing.
No, the NRA hasn’t gone soft on gun rights. But it views carrying assault-style rifles into restaurants, as practiced by Open Carry Texas, as doing more harm to the movement than good.
Daniel Wani of New Hampshire says Islamic court ruling condemning his wife, who says she is Christian, to lashes and death is ‘not legal.’
Afghanistan President Karzai wants to buy spare weapons from India, in a move that risks antagonizing Pakistan.
When Amazon made it harder to order Hachette titles, Walmart, Barnes & Noble, and Target slashed prices on affected books.
Most Republican lawmakers are strictly anti-pot, but a growing contingent of libertarian-leaning and tea party conservatives have begun to embrace marijuana legalization.
Republicans are suggesting President Obama might have conceded too much in winning the freedom of prisoner of war Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. But the president isn’t likely to see it that way.
While trying to draw a straight line between Hollywood and violence is simplistic and potentially counter-productive, say some experts, it is also important not to dismiss the relationship out of hand.
A new estimate finds extinction rates to be 10 to 100 times faster than previous estimates. But researchers take hope in the sophisticated, public databases of species that have emerged in recent years.
Nearly a half-century since Rachel Louise Carson published ‘Silent Spring,’ her impact can be seen in the Environmental Protection Agency, the lack of DDT use, and the modern environmentalist movement.
A European court ruling upholds a Spaniard’s ‘right to be forgotten.’
Facing a ‘growing epidemic’ of heroin abuse, first responders in New York City, including police and firefighters, are now being equipped with nalaxone antidote kits in a bid to save lives.
Homelessness in America has declined 17 percent since 2005 as states reverse prevailing wisdom. Now, moving into a home can be the first step off the streets, not the last.
The House passed a sweeping bill Thursday to end the NSA’s bulk data collection of Americans’ phone metadata. You’ll want the answers to these five questions.
Economically pressed Caribbean countries are selling citizenship to mostly Middle Eastern, Asian, and Russian applicants as an easy revenue source. But reports of abuse are on the rise.
Young Iranians who filmed a version of the viral hit ‘Happy’ were arrested, then released. Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini once said, ‘There is no fun in Islam.’
A federal judge on Tuesday struck down Pennsylvania’s ban on gay marriage, a day after a different judge ruled likewise in Oregon. That makes eight US judges in six months whose decisions went the same way, versus none who upheld a state ban.
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev argued that President Obama’s lack of tact is ‘slowly but surely moving’ the US and Russia ‘toward a second cold war.’