Time magazine selected Pope Francis as its Person of the Year on Wednesday, saying the Catholic Church's new leader has changed the perception of the institution.
Here is some advice by experts on how to survive if you just happen to flip your car in the snow and no one's around to help.
Congress' budget office estimates that the bipartisan budget deal would increase the deficit over the next two years by $41.4 billion.
India's Supreme Court on Wednesday reversed a 2009 ruling by the Delhi High Court that struck down an 1860 law making gay sex a criminal offense punishable by up to 10 years in prison.
A woman who wants to marry in a Church of Scientology chapel in London has won a Supreme Court challenge, with the court ruling it a place for worship.
Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker said today that she hopes Barack Obama's presidential library is planted in the last place he called home before the White House: Chicago.
The rise of Bitcoin is just the beginning. Cryptocurrencies are no longer the domain of activists and black markets, but are "new money."
For the first time in nearly half a century, a clear majority of California voters favors legalizing cannabis, a new Field Poll found, and a ballot initiative seeking signatures to get on next November's ballot has widespread support as well.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will deliver the keynote speech at the 35th annual Simmons Leadership Conference on April 23 in Boston.
The Asiana Airlines captain who crashed a Boeing 777 at San Francisco International Airport in July told investigators he was "very concerned" about attempting a visual approach because the runway's automatic landing aids were out of service.
The Mega Millions jackpot is estimated at $400 million for this Friday's drawing.
Members of the deaf community claim an interpreter at Nelson Mandela's memorial service was a fake.
Insurance company American International Group plans to create 230 jobs in Charlotte through the opening of a technology center in Mecklenburg County, company and state officials announced Tuesday.
New data from NASA say East Antarctica set a record low of 135.8 degree Fahrenheit earlier this year.
Uruguay's plan to set up a legal marijuana market has reached the senate, which is expected to approve the plan by late Tuesday and send it to President Jose Mujica to be signed into law.