Some grandparents still have the fun of grandchildren without the responsibility, others are adapting lifestyles to support family.
A conservative effort to increase Bible classes in public schools raises debate about cultural literacy versus the blurring of church-state lines.
Joe Biden’s busing record was recently challenged by Kamala Harris, reopening discussion about its role, effectiveness, and where we stand now.
The one-child family is the fastest-growing family unit in America thanks to a variety of social and economic factors.
A majority of young people say they feel stressed out, pointing to causes other than social media. How are adults trying to address and shift teenage thought?
Seattle's pioneering initiatives target severe inequality left in the wake of tech-driven growth. They could become a model for other thriving cities.
Ahead of a state visit to Washington, D.C., China's leader exchanged sporting gifts with high school students in Washington State. 'Ping-pong balls are much smaller than the American footballs' but have big implications, he said.
The battle for the Syrian border town of Kobane has pitted Turkey against its NATO allies, which want to see a more robust response to Islamic State's offensive. US-led airstrikes appear to be checking the militants' advance into the town.
The Taliban attacked two Afghan Army buses in the capital today, killing at least seven. On Tuesday, the US and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani agreed to allow US and NATO forces to remain in the country beyond 2014.
The pact, along with a similar deal between NATO and Afghanistan, will allow Western troops to stay in Afghanistan past the end of this year. It also means that foreign aid can resume flowing into Afghanistan – a critical need for the country.
Further airstrikes overnight were reported in northern Syria. President Obama will chair a UN Security Council meeting Wednesday to propose new resolution to curb foreign volunteers aiding Islamic State.
The video's release appears timed as a response to Gen. Martin Dempsey's testimony Tuesday to a Senate committee. He raised the possibility of sending US troops to fight Islamist militants in Iraq and Syria.
The former NSA contractor serves up timely allegations ahead of New Zealand's elections on Sept. 20, potentially undermining incumbent Prime Minister John Key.
Pakistan's Army says they captured Taliban gunmen who shot Malala Yousafzai in 2012. The arrests come amid a crackdown on militants after the June attack on the Karachi Airport.
President Obama's plan to defeat the self-styled Islamic State in Iraq and Syria has sparked global reactions on the legalities and consequences of American military power in the Middle East.
President Poroshenko insisted today that there was no discussion of federalization or secession for eastern Ukraine. Rebel leaders said they were standing firm on independence.
Monsoon rains have inundated towns and villages in northeast Pakistan and India-administered Kashmir, killing nearly 140 people in both countries. Pakistan's Army is leading aid efforts there.
A phone call between Ukrainian and Russian heads of state yields no breakthrough. NATO talks in Wales are expected to focus on the eastern Ukraine conflict and alleged Russian intervention there.
Presidential candidate Abdullah's threat ratchets up tension over a disputed election recount, which both candidates had agreed to in response to allegations of mass fraud.
The detention of the Russian paratroopers, who claim to have crossed the border accidentally, comes as the presidents of Russia and Ukraine attend a regional summit, with some speculating that the two may meet.
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