In 2016, the US ranked No. 4 in the US News & World Report study. But international perspectives of the US presidential election have caused it to fall three places in 2017.
Rallies for 'A Day Without a Woman,' the first major action by organizers of the Jan. 21 Women's March, are planned in cities across the country including New York, Milwaukee, and Berkeley, Calif.
A federal appeals court is set to hear arguments Tuesday over a lawsuit filed by an African-American attorney who contends that the Mississippi flag constitutes 'state-sanctioned hate speech.'
Tiny Edith Fuller will be competing against students three times her age at this year's Scripps National Spelling Bee.
The Ohio community of Washington Court House has instructed first responders who administer a heroin overdose antidote to charge the survivors with a misdemeanor charge punishable by up to 180 days in jail and a $1,000 fine.
Those subjected to pat-downs at US airports might find the new method invasive, officials say. But they have not disclosed how, exactly, the procedure will change.
A formal investigation is underway after a private Facebook group was shown to have been hosting nude photos of female Marines and veterans.
Many hoped a ruling from the Supreme Court would settle the issue, by answering a question that has arisen in several cities and states.
The number IRS audits in 2016 dropped for the sixth straight year, as the agency sheds workers. But it's still a bad idea to cheat on your taxes, say tax experts.
This weekend saw mostly peaceful gatherings in support of President Trump, except in Berkeley, Calif., where Trump supporters clashed with counter-protesters.
Support for the handwriting style has declined in recent decades, but now more states aim to bring it back into fashion.