U.S. Agency for International Development Administrator Rajiv Shah says changes to the way the United States distributes food aid could help feed 800,000 more people abroad, many of them Syrian refugees.
A 3.5-star movie review of “RoboCop,” a remake that stays true to the original’s concept — fatally maimed Detroit policeman Alex Murphy restored to life as a cyborg enforcer — while branching out in all sorts of interesting directions.
Allowing airline passengers to make cellphone calls in-flight is asking for trouble, lawmakers said Tuesday as a House panel approved a bill to ban such calls.
Celebrate this Presidents Day weekend, Saturday through Monday, Feb. 15-17, with a free visit to a national park, national forest or wildlife refuge.
College earnings gap grows to widest level in 48 years (AP): Young people without a college degree today earn 62 percent of the typical college graduate's salary — the lowest level in nearly half a century. The analysis from the Pew Research Center also found median earnings for individua
Comedian Aziz Ansari will perform two shows on March 30 at the Moore Theatre. Tickets are $25-$45. Ansari, who plays the smooth-talking player Tom Haverford on NBC's Emmy-nominated "Parks and Recreation," released his third special, "Buried Alive" in 2013.
North Korean officials said months ago that American prisoner Kenneth Bae would not be used as a political pawn. Their latest action suggests they've changed their mind.
Low cost carrier VietJetAir signed a deal Tuesday to buy more than 90 Airbus jets.
A single picture captures the regret, shame and rage that Kim Gun-ja has harbored through most of her 89 years. Dressed in a long white wedding gown, she carries a bouquet of red flowers and stares at the camera, her deep wrinkles obscured by makeup and a diaphanous veil.
President Barack Obama is obtaining commitments from foundations, businesses and community groups to help young minority men improve their employment opportunities and to intervene before some of them get sucked into the criminal justice system.
A Los Angeles newscaster apologized to Samuel L. Jackson for confusing him with fellow actor Laurence Fishburne during a live TV interview.
Florida Highway Patrol Trooper Donna Jane Watts was on routine patrol early one morning when a Miami police car whizzed past at speeds that would eventually top 120 mph. Even with her blue lights flashing and siren blaring, it took Watts more than seven minutes to pull the speeder over.
Shirley Temple got her first ambassador appointment after Secretary of State Henry Kissinger heard her discussing Namibia at a party and, in her words, was "surprised that I even knew the word."
The University of Washington appeared on an exclusive list last week when the Center on Higher Education Reform named its Seattle and Bothell campuses among just 19 schools that do well on measures of access, affordability and success.
Amid a steady drumbeat of anti-union sentiment and the rise of charter schools, it’s not surprising that teacher morale in some states is at a 25-year low.
Storm All-Star Lauren Jackson underwent successful knee and Achilles surgery late Monday in Melbourne. The injuries were discovered while playing in China and she's expected to need a four-month recovery in order to extend her career until she's 40. But that means she'll likely miss a second WNBA se