Civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis to testify against Jeff Sessions in Senate confirmation
A block of ice the size of Delaware could trigger a 4-inch sea level rise
Historically black college is sending marching band to Trump’s inauguration
Far fewer people buy guns without background checks than previously thought, study says
Vanderbilt will pay $1.2 million to remove 'confederate' name from dorm
The Nashville-based university is giving back the United Daughters of the Confederacy a $1.2 million donation, too.
Islamic State recruits knew pretty much nothing about Islam, documents show
Some young men were lured by an alcohol-drinking recruiter. Others ordered 'Islam for Dummies' from Amazon before going to Syria.
13 states sue over Obama’s ‘unconstitutional' transgender bathroom policy
The complaint accuses the Obama administration of turning public institutions "into laboratories for a massive social experiment."
LGBT athletes are breaking a new kind of Olympic record in Rio
There have never been so many out-as-LGBT athletes at the Olympics, and the percentage growth in just 8 years has been staggering.
A 'cure' for addiction is theoretically possible — but still far away
The good news: scientists have singled out the genes that are thought to be behind addiction. The bad: there's almost 1,000 of them.
Juries that watch slow-motion footage convict more often, study finds
Simulated juries filled with participants who watched slowed-down surveillance footage of a store clerk being shot were four times more likely to unanimously convict the assailant of murder than the fake juries that watched the images at regular speed.
Texas college students plan to protest 'campus carry' gun law with dildos
A controversial new law that allows people to carry concealed handguns into most buildings on public college campuses took effect on Monday in Texas.
Videos show the intensity of the flood that killed two people in Maryland
As many as 16 people are still missing after torrential rains turned the streets of a Baltimore suburb into a maze of raging rivers over the weekend.