A new study of youths who aged out of the foster care system shows 60 percent of the men had been convicted of a crime and 75 percent of the women had received public assistance. Unemployment and homelessness are high, indicating more support is needed, the study finds.
The earthquake in Chile is a reminder of the lively geological activity under Earth's surface.
When high school teachers refused to work extra hours without pay, Central Falls, R.I., fired them all. Will that improve performance?
A new book, 'The Medea Hypothesis,' looks at the opposite of the Gaia hypothesis and suggests that life on Earth is self-destructive.
Why Americans are getting more conservative about affairs, but seem willing to accept them in their own marriages.
Amid all the talk about America in decline, we must not forget our strengths.
Former student Amanda Knox reportedly said Tuesday that she has faith in Italian justice and hopes her guilty verdict for murder will be overturned on appeal.
The American convicted of murder in Italy this weekend will have to wait at least three months before launching an appeal, but many say she stands a good chance of being acquitted.
The murder trial of American student Amanda Knox, accused by Italian prosecutors of conspiring with her boyfriend to kill her roommate, is winding down in Perugia.
Although forests help slow global warming, storing enough carbon to offset about 16 percent of the nation's fossil fuel emissions, wildfires can produce massive amounts of carbon dioxide.