In the nation that has been called "one of the most restrictive media environments in the world," watching YouTube got faster this week.
DoggoLingo is a rising language on the Internet that's full of cutesy suffixes and onomatopoeias. It might even change the way you talk to your pet.
When Javier Duarte stepped down from office last October, the former governor of Mexico's Veracruz state vowed to fight the mounting corruption allegations that unraveled his tenure. Then, Duarte disappeared.
The story of Martin Sostre, a revolutionary prisoner who challenged and changed the American prison system from his cell in solitary confinement.
The use of corporal punishment is on the decline, but at one high school in North Carolina, the principal paddles his students himself.
Alabama Governor Robert Bentley has resigned after pleading guilty to abusing his office, allegedly to conceal an affair with a political adviser.
Former CEO John Stumpf "was too slow" to realize the risk of sales practices, the bank's board says. The scandal also brought an $185 million punishment from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Nationwide, the number and pace of executions are down, but states are looking at alternative, previous methods after restrictions have increased making the drugs for lethal injection hard to obtain.
Spotify has long evangelized free listening as a way to pull users in to paying for its service. The music industry's patience with the strategy seems to have run out.
Two days after landslides and floods tore through the town of Mocoa, Colombia, and killed more than 200 people, rescuers were desperately searching for survivors in the mud and rubble.
LGBT activists quickly denounced the proposed bill, which would repeal HB2 but also limit the ability of local officials to extend protections to transgender people for at least four years.
A new report highlights victims of human trafficking in the food industry, from farm workers to restaurant cooks and wait staff. Some victims are exploited for both sex and labor.
An image went viral on social media last week claiming to lay bare an appalling truth: "14 Girls Have Gone Missing in DC in the Last 24 Hours." The trouble is, police say the claim isn't completely accurate.
The story of a mysterious Florida musician, fake identities and the record-breaking sale of a rare album that might not actually exist.
The makers of the We-Vibe, a line of vibrators that can be paired with an app for remote-controlled use, have reached a $3.75 million class action settlement with users following allegations that the company was collecting data on when and how the sex toy was used.
A new study published Monday in Nature Plants breaks down the environmental cost of producing a loaf of bread, from wheat field to bakery.
New research suggests people cause as many as 84 percent of all wildfires. And humans are these starting fires where and when nature normally doesn't — at times when forests are often too wet to burn easily or at places and times when lightning isn't common.
Do you look like a Joy? Genes and culture may make it more likely that names and faces align. But researchers say people also may adjust their expressions to match social expectations of their name.
A medicine long used to help people addicted to opioids quit their drug habit can help alcoholics and other heavy drinkers cut back, too.
The private spaceflight company launched its Falcon 9 rocket on Sunday only to have the rocket's cargo capsule encounter an error in its navigation system on Wednesday during a docking attempt.