With 2.3 million inmates behind bars in the US, the goal of volunteers in mentor programs for the 2.7 million children of prisoners is: No child left alone. Despite government cuts in funding, the programs continue.
A journey through the world of video games, which 183 million Americans play – 25 percent over age 50. What's behind the fascination?
Why Americans now carry handguns in so many public places, from parks to college campuses. Is it making the country safer or more dangerous?
Newt Gingrich calling Mitt Romney a liar, boorish friends texting at dinner, bad Facebook manners: The nation's etiquette gap – from a shove to a shooting – can breed more incivility.
Mitt Romney has been both vaunted and vilified for his business background. Here's how running a corporation really compares to running a country.
Even as Tehran signals an interest in nuclear talks, many experts have already envisioned what the world would look like if the country got nuclear weapons. It wouldn't be as dire as many fear, but it would unleash new uncertainties - and perhaps a regional arms race.
Gen-Y is is rewriting modern romance as the path to marriage gets longer but more certain: Young people want more certainty before the wedding.
How many professionals are creating second careers in an unforgiving economy? Meet six who did it successfully.
In the developing world, where land-intensive wind turbines are being rapidly constructed, wind power has often turned clean energy into dirty business.
Experts say the more creatively children play, the less lucrative it is for toy makers. They advocate returning to the games kids no longer play.
To become an economic powerhouse, India needs to educate as many as 100 million young people over the next 10 years – something never done before.