Everyday life for Hawaiians in the path of Kilauea's molten lava means watching, waiting and preparing to move. Stores have closed, then reopened. The volcano is not in a rush.
Two companies are in a competition to see who will be chosen to build the new stealth bomber. It will be a huge project and cost billions of dollars. Building it will also create badly needed jobs.
Some Alabama judges are obeying a federal judge says gay couples can get married. But others are obeying the state's top judge, who says the state ban on gay marriage should stand.
A recent study suggests a key element of communication might have been present 7 million to 13 million years ago in a common ancestor of chimpanzees and humans
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.
Hispanics are only half as likely as whites to have a college degree in the Lone Star State and 24 others; critics oppose legislation that would repeal in-state tuition for undocumented immigrants.
U.S. companies are facing a shortage of skilled workers. What's the best way to solve this problem? The authors give their different opinions on the matter.
For this Valentine's Day in the U.S., three-quarters of the flowers people buy will come from the Andean nation. It's the world's second-largest flower exporter.
California has spent years fighting air pollution, or smog. Now that the air is cleaner, state officials have found pollution blowing across the Pacific Ocean from Asia. How bad will it get?
Food safety is a big concern as supermarkets go global. Salmonella and bacteria are not easy to catch until people become ill. Databases to track food DNA could be the game changer.
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.
It marks the first time a network news anchor has been discharged of his duties.
The Beatles and Beach Boys have always been familiar faces at Capitol Records. But they are, well, old now. The label's future is riding on young talent, including Sam Smith and Katy Perry.
The first lady spoke at a high school in New York where the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation announced it would spend $500 million to get kids to eat healthier foods and exercise more.
School sports have always been a great way to stay in shape, make friends and learn to play on a team. But fewer families can afford the rising costs of fees for equipment and travel.
Rising sea levels and other climate change events have left Bangladesh's soil unusually salty and unusable. A nonprofit has introduced vertical gardening to some villages with great success.
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.
The charity is donating reading nooks, books and a reading website to get kids reading more.
Walking down the street with your guitar case is not a big deal to Americans. But a young Iraqi musician had to hide his love of music. Then he discovered musical freedom in the United States.
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 babies in Palatine, Illinois, were too young to be vaccinated. But experts say declining vaccination rates are hurting "herd immunity," which helps protect the whole population.
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.
This small California high school has made a big impact on the Future Farmers of America program in their region. They work hard and have ribbons and trophies to show for it.
With more precipitation falling as rain instead of snow during winter, the state will have to change the way it manages one of the world's most complicated water systems, experts say.
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.
Author Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird" book is an American classic. Many readers wondered why she didn't follow it up with another. She did. But until recently, it was lost.
Kids have a new argument against video game screen-time limits set by parents. Researchers say gaming might not be such a waste of time and could improve memory and brain power.