For years, the effects of burning solid fuels indoors have been associated with poor and developing countries like China and India. But a study suggests that in many parts of the United States, the rural poor are experiencing many of the same health issue…
The press is eagerly awaiting its chance to get cameras inside the trial of the man charged with shooting 12 people in Aurora, Colorado, in 2012, but the families of victims say the media attention will only cause them unneeded pain.
The United Kingdom's atomic arsenal is based in Scotland, and independence leaders have said they would like to expel the weapons from the country, perhaps forcing England to send dozens of Trident missiles, submarines, and warheads to a naval base in Geo…
The Detroit Police Department has come a long way since the days when its cops were the deadliest in America. But the DPD's new "quality of life" policing strategy is just excessive force in another form.
Georgia just lost its epic four-year quest to win fraud convictions against 12 African American voting organizers in the small town of Quitman. But officials don't seem to care, and now they're targeting another voter-registration drive in Atlanta.
Though Scottish nationalism is often assumed to be anti-English, many supporters of independence were born in England, and the English people living in Scotland are just as divided on the issue as the native Scots.
Tourists come by the truckload to Nimbin, New South Wales, to score pot, and many locals have no trouble with the cottage drug industry. Nevertheless, the authorities are cracking down on dealers. What gives?
Hundreds of Australian law enforcement officers were involved in an early-morning raid that, authorities say, foiled a terror plot dreamed up by agents of the Islamic State. But an anaylst doubts the notorious Middle Eastern terror group was invovled.
A significant portion of the revelers who appeared at the plaza on Monday night to hear the president re-create the "Grito de Dolores" were lured by free food, a free concert, and, in some cases, cash.
Bogus kidnapping claims demanding cash to rescue relatives who are totally safe have been common in Mexico for a decade. But what used to be done over the phone is now creeping into new chat tools like WhatsApp.
Apopo, a Belgium-based NGO, trains rats to sniff out active land mines. So far, they've detected and cleared 6,693 land mines from rural areas of Mozambique, with an estimated 1.6 million square meters of Manica, Sofala, and Tete Provinces due to be decla…