As the American public loses its taste for animal performances, the theme park vowed Thursday to end its orca captive breeding program immediately and increase rescue operations.
After New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's announcement for better shelter security Tuesday, a new report suggests the safety of homeless children needs to be a top priority.
Violence and poor living conditions at shelters deter some homeless New Yorkers from seeking help there.
A novel New Hampshire program helps infants exposed to drugs, at a time when a baby is born in the US every 25 minutes with symptoms stemming from a mother's opiate use.
California became the fifth state to adopt the practice when the governor signed it into law last year. Yet patients were left in limbo until a special legislative session ended on Thursday.
The owners of a Joe's Crab Shack diner has apologized for the inclusion of the photo, along with a troubling joke, in the restaurant's table decor.
The Atlanta-area school says it does not foresee any overlap between the two events, but for some students, the juxtaposition has cast a shadow on their highly anticipated event.
The 19th century poet routinely visited wounded soldiers in Washington, D.C., hospitals, frequently writing letters home dictated by illiterate patients.
Five women got involved in a physical altercation on a flight from Baltimore to Los Angeles when two of them refused to turn down the music they blasted from a portable speaker.
In California, there's momentum to move more foster kids into families, not group homes. But for some kids, group homes can feel like family, too. The lessons could echo nationwide.