Lawmakers looking for ways to patch a hole in the Highway Trust Fund have zeroed in on a budget gimmick called "pension smoothing." Never heard of it? You're not alone.
The boisterous birds are a familiar sight in an upscale community near LA, but in recent years they've become a source of conflict. Now, someone is killing them 20 in the past six months alone.
The Gaza Strip has sustained more than 1,500 Israeli airstrikes. A family with no apparent ties to Hamas lost one of two sons last week; the mother and father died in similar attacks six years ago.
The companies announced a deal Tuesday to sell Apple devices loaded with IBM software to big businesses all over the world
Officials say the snails are "highly invasive, voracious pests" that eat paint and stucco off houses. But the snails are a prized delicacy in West Africa, where they're marinated or grilled on sticks.
Catholic schools are requiring teachers to sign morality clauses, which have gotten some educators fired for marrying same-sex partners.
If kicking the can down the road were a competitive sport, the championship trophy would never leave Washington. A short-term fix for highway spending is just the latest contribution.
Nearly a million community college students don't have access to federal student loans, according to a new report.
Yeast scraped from a 35-million-year-old whale fossil is the key ingredient in a "paleo ale" from a Virginia brewery. Like many scientific innovations, the idea came about late one night over a pint.
Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia are now members of the EU and NATO, but they have painful memories of the Soviet occupation. The Baltic states are asking for a bigger NATO presence in their countries.