A major pharmaceutical distribution company and two of its former executives are facing criminal charges for their roles in advancing the nation's opioid crisis and profiting from it.
Some drills are sedate, where teachers lock doors, turn out lights and tell kids to hide in a corner. Others are hyper-realistic, with plastic pellets and fake blood. There's little academic, peer-reviewed research that can answer a big question for school administrators: What types of school security systems, including these drills, actually work?
Federal prosecutors announced additional charges last week against Loughlin, Giannulli and 14 other wealthy parents. They face one count of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud and honest-services mail and wire fraud, as well as one count of conspiracy to commit money laundering.
It's strange to think of empathy – a natural human impulse — as fluctuating in this way, moving up and down like consumer confidence. But that's what happened.
These bag bans did what they were supposed to: People in the cities with the bans used fewer plastic bags, which led to about 40 million fewer pounds of plastic trash per year. But people who used to reuse their shopping bags for other purposes, like picking up dog poop or lining trash bins, still needed bags.
Kurt Cobain died 25 years ago Friday. The band's former manager, Danny Goldberg, discusses his memories of Cobain and his new book, "Serving the Servant: Remembering Kurt Cobain."
The largest solar farm east of the Rocky Mountains could soon be built in Virginia and, depending on whom you ask, it would be either a dangerous eyesore that will destroy the area's rural character or a win-win, boosting the local economy and the environment.
The FAA has not had a permanent administrator since Michael Huerta, an Obama holdover, resigned in early 2018.
"I find that I am bored with anything I understand," Karen Uhlenbeck once said — and that sense of curiosity is part of why she won the prestigious Abel Prize, from the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters.
Scientists are about to restart the two giant facilities in the United States that register gravitational waves, the ripples in the very fabric of the universe that were predicted by Albert Einstein more than a century ago.
For people with a rare condition known as misophonia, certain sounds like slurping, chewing, tapping and clicking can elicit intense feelings of rage or panic.
Farmers aren't producing enough to keep up with the number of smaller markets that keep popping up, often in close proximity to others.
So far, the manufacturer says it has received more than 5,000 orders for the fuel-efficient plane from more than 100 customers worldwide. The 737 Max has been key to its competition with top rival Airbus, which has found success with a similar model.
What would a world in which greenhouse emissions have ended look like?
An ancient bone tattoo kit from the Pacific island nation of Tonga is providing researchers with more than an inkling into the rich history of Polynesian body art, a method so indelible, little has changed in some 3,000 years.
A Baltimore man described a horrifying event in December, ending in his wife's death at the hands of a panhandler. But police now say the whole story was a ruse, and that Jacquelyn Smith was actually killed by her husband and his daughter.
One of the chief architects of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, Mohammad Javad Zarif resigned Monday without explanation in a brief message on Instagram.
The publisher of a small local newspaper in Alabama penned an editorial calling for the Ku Klux Klan to "ride again." After massive outcry, he's stepped down, and a black woman has taken the job.
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.