Shattered by the rape and subsequent death of a student in Delhi in 2012, a graduate student in psychology wanted to know why they did it — and if they felt remorse.
Policymakers increased a key rate for the third time this year. The quarter-point move indicates the Fed is confident in the economy as it continues to recover from the financial crisis.
It was just another sad story on the Los Angeles evening news: a homeless man in his mid-50s, found stabbed to death in a park in the San Fernando Valley, his body in a pool of blood behind the softball fields. It took several days for him to be identified as Frederick Smith, a musician who had left an indelible mark on the epochal '80s hardcore punk scene of Washington, D.C.
Alabama's political history is littered with episodes mixing sex and power in unseemly ways.
The director has been accused of forcing himself on a 17-year-old boy during a party aboard a yacht in Seattle in 2003.
A study found that when people have to change a planned movement, 11 different brain areas have to get involved.
Former Representative Corrine Brown, a Florida Democrat, has been sentenced to five years in prison for pocketing hundreds of thousands of dollars from donors who believed their money was going to charity.
All of the suspects are from Malta and most have criminal records.
The median household income is roughly $59,000 a year. But around the country, even six-figure salaries for some single-person households don't necessarily furnish financial security.
After years of budget and political pressure, some climate scientists are changing the way they describe their research, and avoiding the term "climate change."
For months, the school received national media attention, celebrating the achievement. But all the excitement and accomplishment couldn't shake one question from one teacher's mind: How did all these students graduate from high school?
The murders of actress Sharon Tate and six other people in a span of two nights gave Manson a unique and infamous position in the American cultural imagination.
Can light-skinned Asians (East Asians) call themselves "brown"?
Colombia is one of the world's most heavily mined countries. Now that the rebels and the government have reached a peace deal, the slow process of de-mining is underway.
Jose Feliciano's performance at the 1968 World Series sparked a national controversy.
Like a lot of people in Montana, Rick White is a lifelong deer hunter. And he's just the kind of person Arby's wants eating their new venison and elk steak sandwiches.
Surveys of 50,000 people found that those who smoked marijuana had sex more often than those who abstained from the drug. What is unclear is whether other factors explain the apparent link.
When eyedrops dribble down your face, it's not your fault. Drugmakers have long known that their drops of medicine exceed the capacity of the human eye. Why didn't companies make the drops smaller?
A federal jury has convicted Ahmad Khan Rahimi of all counts related to last fall's bombing in New York City's Chelsea neighborhood and two related plots.
Officer Shelby Riggs-Hopkins had noticed some crystals on the floorboard of 64-year-old Daniel Rushing's car. When officers used a field testing kit, the white substance tested positive for methamphetamine.