NASA's Kepler space telescope has delivered another bonanza of distant planets, finding 715 new worlds orbiting 305 faraway suns.
A U.S. appeals court ordered YouTube on Wednesday to remove an anti-Muslim film that sparked widespread riots in the Middle East.
The Hispanic National Bar Association has pulled its 2015 annual convention from Phoenix in response to an Arizona law that would legalize discrimination against gays.
The U.S. Hispanic population increased sixfold between 1970 and 2012 to more than 53 million, according to a study by the Pew Research Center released on Wednesday.
The Mexican Museum, located in San Francisco, announced six new members to its board of trustees.
CNN's Anderson Cooper slammed Arizona state Sen. Al Melvin over a bill he supports that would allow businesses to refuse service to the LGBT community based on religious belief.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that R. Allen Stanford's Ponzi scheme victims can go ahead with class-action lawsuits against the law firms and investment companies that allegedly aided the fraud.
A California couple found 1,427 mint-condition gold coins that could be worth as much as $10 million while walking their dog.
Behaviorists say dogs lack shame and the guilty look — head cowered, ears back, eyes droopy — is a reaction to the tantrum you are throwing.
Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee said his state should look at the effects of legalizing marijuana.
Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez, who is awaiting a trial on a murder charge, has been involved in a jail altercation with another inmate, authorities said.
Police officers in King City, Calif., impounded cars belonging to poor Hispanics, then allegedly sold or gave the cars away.
A study by the International Monetary Fund bolsters economists who argue that income inequality is a drag on growth, and also dismisses theories that efforts to redistribute incomes are self-defeating.
The Super Bowl XLIX committee condemned Arizona's law that gives business the right to refuse service to the LGBT community on the basis of religious freedom.
Pope Francis has set up a new 'Secretariat for the Economy' that will have authority over all economic and administrative activities within the Holy See and the Vatican City State, whose finances had been beset by scandals.