Julia Pierson, the director of the Secret Service, has resigned following a series of security lapses, including an incident two weeks ago in which an intruder was able to reach the East Room of the White House.
A breathtaking new photo-essay by Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Mary Calvert documents all facets of the recovery process for survivors of military sexual assault.
The news: Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger drew up secret plans to "smash" Cuba with airstrikes in retaliation for Fidel Castro's decision to send troops to fight alongside Angolan communists in 1975, according to new documents unclassified at the request of the National Security Archive.
If you have eyeballs and eardrums in your proper skull-holes, you know that Beats Electronics — the headphone company birthed by Dr.
The news: Almost exactly one year ago, Republicans shut down the federal government, claiming that the U.S.
The news: Infant mortality is an important indicator of development and quality of life associated with important factors such as medical care, public health and socioeconomic conditions.
Protesters in Hong Kong aren’t just in the streets. They’re flooding into social media too, and that’s made the authoritarian Chinese government nervous.
Jovan Belcher, the Kansas City Chiefs linebacker who shot his 22-year-old girlfriend then committed suicide at the team's training facility in 2012, suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy, according to a new report released Monday. CTE, the progressive neurodegenerative disease that has been linked to repeated head trauma, has been found in more than 50 former NFL players.
Marriage inequality isn't just a social injustice — it's a financial one, too. Just ask 67-year-old Arlene Goldberg.
Watch out ladies, your empowering principles may be making you bad lovers. At least that's the opinion of the "sexperts" quoted in a recent Australian Men's Health article dissecting female failings in the bedroom.
Like, it's so so hard not to just have a serious knee-jerk reaction to Selfie, ABC's new sitcom that premieres Tuesday night.
Californians better start stocking up on reusable shopping bags. Gov. Jerry Brown (D) signed legislation that bans some types of stores from handing out lightweight, single-use plastic bags.
52%: That's how much of the world's wildlife population has disappeared in the last 40 years. A recent analysis by the World Wildlife Fund and the Zoological Society of London has discovered something they describe as "not for the faint-hearted" — humans are rapidly killing off every other animal life-form on the planet. Researchers looked at data for 10,380 populations of birds, fish and animals across 3,038 species, and estimated the health of all 45,000 known vertebrate species on the planet.
The news: The Colorado high school students protesting against their school board's attempt to make the Advanced Placement U.S.
The news: One of the world's largest lakes has all but completely disappeared. Disturbing satellite photos released by NASA's Earth Observatory show the Aral Sea, nestled between Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, has evaporated in just a few decades.
The news: If you're still having trouble believing climate change is a real thing, here is another item on the list of things affected by global warming: gravity.
The Associated Press reports that patient has been admitted to a Dallas hospital after showing signs of the Ebola virus.
What the hell is the Secret Service doing? The man who climbed over a fence and burst into the White House earlier this month made it a lot further than the president's bodyguards initially led us to believe, running far inside the complex.
The news: College is still worth it, no matter what degree you get. That's the verdict of a new report from the Hamilton Project, produced by research fellows at the Brookings Institution.
Thousands of protesters braved clouds of tear gas and police batons charges to stand firm in center of Hong Kong in one of the biggest political challenges for China since the Tiananmen Square protests 25 years ago.