There aren't very many scientists who achieved rock-star status. Stephen Hawking, who has died at the age of 76, family members told British media early Wednesday, was definitely a contender.
On Wednesday, students across the country will walk out of their classrooms in protest, and school leaders will respond in many different ways.
"This has been a season of unusually large fish, and many weighing from 60 to 70 pounds have been taken," The Oregonian reported in 1895.
Alexie may not be a household name, but he is one of the country's best known Native American poets and writers. So the news about him has rocked the worlds of both Native American and children's literature.
Last month, the artist, whose is filing for bankruptcy, said he "forgot" he owned the cryptocurrency, which by some estimates would have been worth nearly $8 million.
The nation's dairy farmers are facing their fourth year of depressed milk prices. The outlook is so bleak, it's increased worries about farmer suicides.
The court ruled that immigrants, even those who are permanent legal residents and asylees, have no right to periodic bond hearings, meaning they could possibly be held indefinitely in some cases.
The deal was said to be worth $500 million — "roughly $275 million for the Weinstein Company, plus the assumption of $225 million in debt."
Here's why Kosovo — land of Bill Clinton Boulevard, pets named Trump and a pantsuit boutique called Hillary — gives the United States its highest ratings.
"Cancer was a piece of cake," Virginia Harrod says. "It was the lymphedema that almost killed me."
The Atlanta Police Department confirmed to NPR that they responded to a call of a person shot in the Buckhead neighborhood in northern Atlanta on Saturday night.
The 2012 GOP presidential nominee was encouraged to run by retiring Sen. Orrin Hatch.
Fewer than one in five rural adults aged 25 and older have college degrees.
Like an oddly wholesome motorcycle gang, members wear denim vests festooned with Disney trading pins on the front. But at least one of these magic-seeking squads is hardly wholesome.
China has sunk $3 billion into the building or renovating of 68,000 public bathrooms, with sometimes strange results: Outhouses that look like castles, homes, even human faces.
We're in for six more weeks of winter, at least if you take your meteorological cues from a woodchuck.
At Elmhurst Milked, cows have been replaced by nuts, oats and rice, which are being "milked" by a proprietary cold-water mechanical process invented by food scientist Cheryl Mitchell.
Investigators analyzed citywide attendance and graduation records. Policy violations were found in 937 of 2,758 graduating students' records.
A short drive north of Fairbanks, Alaska, there's a red shed stuck right up against a hillside. The shed looks unremarkable, except for the door. It looks like a door to a walk-in freezer, with thick insulation and a heavy latch. Whatever is behind that door needs to stay very cold.
50 Cent agreed to accept bitcoin from people buying his "Animal Ambition" album. The value of those sales has now skyrocketed: The rapper's holding is worth more than $7.5 million.