The Camp Fire in November 2018 incinerated roughly 90% of the homes in Paradise, California. Owners of the few remaining homes may find it more difficult to keep their home insured.
Economists expected a short decline in the number of births during the Great Recession, but they believed we would start making kids again once the economy recovered. That hasn't happened.
Psychologists and the FBI say they are getting a better understanding of the mix of factors that lead some kids to open fire on a classroom. The shooting can be an act of desperation fueled by anger.
The Great Lakes are one of the world's largest sources of fresh water, but many Americans in surrounding cities face a dark irony: They can't afford their rising water bills.
Whether it's a deadly cold snap or a hole in an Antarctic glacier or a terrifying new report, there seem to be constant reminders now of the dangers that climate change poses to humanity. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Senator Ed Markey think they have a start to a solution.
Once again, the world was unusually hot in 2018. In fact, on average it was the fourth-hottest year around the planet since modern record-keeping began in 1880.
On Monday, Nevada's statehouse began its legislative session by marking a major milestone. It's the first time in our nation's history that any state legislature holds a majority of female lawmakers.
Many people — including physicians — associate depression with feelings of hopelessness, sadness and a lack of motivation or concentration, but not anger.
The Massachusetts attorney general alleges that the family behind Purdue Pharma knew that OxyContin was causing overdoses, yet continued to cash in.
Joseph Walker served in the US Air Force, and he died of natural causes in November at the age of 72. When the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery announced funeral plans for him last week, the facility said it didn't expect anyone other than staff members to be present.
South Korea's human rights commission is launching a sprawling investigation into sexual abuse and violence in sports, following multiple allegations that coaches mistreated and attacked athletes.
More employers say they're being 'ghosted,' the Federal Reserve noted recently. That's when a worker just stops coming to work and is impossible to contact. The strong economy may help explain it.
Browder endured nearly three years on Rikers, much of it in solitary confinement, awaiting a trial that never happened. His death by suicide in 2015 led to nationwide criminal justice reform.
One of the worst industrial disasters in American history is a forgotten example of the dangers of silica, the toxic dust behind the modern black lung epidemic in Appalachia.
India's Kumbh Mela festival, which is expected to draw a record 15 million pilgrims this year, all looking to take a dip in the sacred Ganges and Yamuna rivers.
Photographer Federica Valabrega photographed Central American women who fled domestic violence and joined a migrant caravan to seek asylum in the US.
Oliver wasn't always appreciated by critics, but she was still one of the country's most popular poets. In 2012, she told NPR, "Poetry, to be understood, must be clear."
According to the network, Zirinsky has led several special reports, including coverage of the Tiananmen Square uprising in 1989. CBS was the only major television network to have a news crew broadcasting live from the Chinese crackdown on the anti-government protests.
A former Uber driver charged with killing six people during an hours-long shooting rampage in Michigan nearly three years ago, pleaded guilty to all charges on Monday, defying his attorney.
Knowing how to differentiate between symptoms of each can be important, especially if you're at high risk for flu's complications. Influenza can lead to pneumonia, hospitalization and even death.