Soccer fans around the world look forward to World Cup play. With Russia set to host in 2018, there are concerns racism and bad conduct will hurt the event. A study says it's time for action.
The 102-page report recommends more than two dozen changes to reform the system.
Evolution is how living things change over thousands or millions of years. Scientists had debated whether evolution makes most animals get bigger. A new study has found that it is true.
The White House task force studied law enforcement issues for three months. President Obama said the task force made 63 recommendations, and he urged changes to be made.
Teens are inspired and encouraged by cultural traditions, and the region's suicide rate has dropped.
Women have input in 80 percent of all car buying decisions. But they are the most unhappy with automotive products, an auto advice website says. More female engineers could change that.
Celebrating Black History Month, Michelle Obama and a group of women from the civil rights movement spoke of the importance of education. They agreed it is key to opening doors.
Rosa Parks was a fascinating woman known all over the world. She wrote in journals her whole life. A collection of her writings, documents and photos are now on display in Washington, D.C.
Archaeologists found submerged bricks from a fort that was on land in the 1800s. Scientists say that means sea levels started rising faster when factories started burning coal.
Our pet dogs don't stay around with us for as may years as we would like. When a dog hits 10 years old, it is considered to be elderly. Anti-aging research may have come up with a solution.
Scientists have long wondered how sea turtles can be out in the middle of the ocean, but when it comes time to lay eggs, find their way back to the same beach where they were hatched.
The look in his eye is back. George is a little less lonesome surrounded by other extinct species at the American Museum of Natural History. With no descendants, he was the last of his kind.
Residents and law enforcement officials in one North Carolina town are trying to avoid the kind of situations that resulted in civilian deaths last summer in Missouri and New York City.
The suburbs of France are deeply divided. The people feel less connected to the rest of the nation based on their race, religion and geography. The president hopes to change that.
The people of Mosul tried to protect the city's history and artifacts as best they could, even risking death. But militants stormed libraries, lighting fires and destroying most books in their path.
What makes a hard kernel of corn explode into a fluffy treat? What makes the popping sound? Advanced cameras and microphones helped find the answers. The results were delicious.
Many people agree that whales should not be made to perform. But some orcas have been captive for so long, setting them free could kill them. Both sides will tug at the endangered Lolita.
This is turning out to be another record year for sea lion strandings in California. What is causing the Unusual Mortality Event (UME)? So far experts have lots of theories, but no answers.
He is considered one of Russia's most prominent artists. His support of President Putin's policies in Ukraine and Crimea has sparked protests outside opera houses and concert halls.
On Friday, opposition politician Boris Nemtsov was shot to death as he walked across a bridge.
Americans love to eat guacamole, and that means avocados are always in demand. Peru, Chile and Mexico are big exporters of avocados to the U.S. Colombia wants to join that group.
A medical group calls it a good idea, mostly because teenagers can't go to sleep earlier. Their bodies delay releasing a hormone that tells the body it's time to go to sleep.
A group of pumpkin growers in Wisconsin takes their crops seriously. Very seriously. "It's crazy how cool they are," one grower says of the giant pumpkins that can weigh over 1,700 pounds.
New studies suggest at least 50 percent — and perhaps 70 percent — of all contagious Ebola patients in West Africa would need to be isolated and kept from infecting others.
Georgia is creating an outreach program to help homeless students at the state's public campuses. Nationwide, more than 58,150 college students identify themselves as homeless.
In December, a New York artist went to LA and put up 45 signs with rap lyrics on them. They soon got taken down, not by the city it seems, but by street-art fans.
An ancient technique comes in handy for today's high-tech labs.
It was the first ruling of its kind. The orangutan, named Sandra, was living in a cage at the Buenos Aires Zoo for the last 20 years. Experts must find her a new home away from the zoo.
The six states are going back to court to fight a California law that goes into effect Jan. 1, 2015. The law bans the sale of all eggs from hens kept in cramped cages.
The Pittsburgh Zoo has herding dogs that it uses to help with its African elephants. Animal-rights group PETA says it's dangerous that the two work closely because elephants are moody.