Appalachia wasn't always conservative. In Virginia's coal country, a long history of grassroots organizing is inspiring a new wave of activism.
The obsession with fasting overlaps with a trend for what is often termed "biohacking" — the idea that your body is a system that can be quantified and optimized.
What can a doctor say to a mother who refuses a potentially life-saving treatment for her newborn?
When Max Benwell found out someone was using his photos to approach women online, he decided to track down the trickster — setting up a fake Instagram account and changing his gender on Tinder along the way.
Study of trial at New Zealand firm finds staff were both happier and more productive
Utah's Powder Mountain has seen an influx of monied entrepreneurs, but longtime residents fear something special is being lost.
It's the miracle ingredient in everything from cookies to shampoo. But our dependence on palm oil has devastating environmental consequences. Is it too late to break the habit?
Hoda Muthana is only American among 1,500 foreign women and children at a Syrian refugee camp.
Michael Gianaris turned his outrage into leverage when he was appointed to an obscure state board — and soon after, the company called the project off.
The United States likes to think of itself as a republic, but it holds territories all over the world — the map you always see doesn't tell the whole story.
In 2013, the far-right politician Marian Kotleba won a shock victory in regional elections. Four years later, he was voted out in a landslide. But now he's running for president.
A night in a cemetery, a trip to a strip club, five hours in A&E... comics relive their woeful romantic rendezvous.
Spend enough time in Churchill, Canada, and you will hear the stories.
Archbishop's register reveals how Joan of Leeds crafted a dummy of her body that was buried, while she pursued "the way of carnal lust."
More than 600 dogs take up residence in New York's Hotel Pennsylvania during the Westminster Dog Show. Jerry Grymek is there to accommodate every need.
The Dutch beer giant likes to blow its own trumpet about the economic and social benefits it brings to Africa — but revelations of sexual harassment and low pay show a different picture.
It's easy to feel swamped by work and succumb to stress, so some people have decided the answer lies in scheduling their day, minute by minute.
Russian environmental authorities have deployed a team of specialists to a remote Arctic region to sedate and remove dozens of hungry polar bears that have besieged the people living there.
Kacey Musgraves, Childish Gambino, Lady Gaga and Cardi B took home major prizes in a ceremony that provided some landmark victories.
Walter Hill's 1979 crime drama pits warring gangs against each in other in a battle that takes place across the whole of the city and remains a compelling snapshot