U.S. News & World Report's just-released college rankings pass judgment on more than 1,000 institutions, using an exhaustive three-step process. But don't worry, we won't test you on it.
Mars soil and rocks: The solar-powered workhorse beamed back images of the horizon, soil and nearby rocks that are unlike any it has seen during its seven years roaming the Martian plains.
Waffle House index is green? The area's fairly well off. Waffle House index is red? It needs emergency help, says FEMA head Craig Fugate.
Gov. Rick Perry of Texas has called for a public day of prayer and fasting, prompting criticism from First Amendment watchdog groups, atheists, and the Houston Clergy Council.
After Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signed a bill to limit collective bargaining for many public unions, efforts are afoot to recall 16 state senators – eight from each party – by the summer.
Seventy-four books from Thomas Jefferson’s personal library have been discovered at Washington University.
TSA screenings are becoming increasingly invasive. Will more travelers choose to take the bus or train, or even stay home and teleconference?
Brazil's President-elect Dilma Rousseff is the latest in a power surge of women in global leadership positions.