David Hyde, 22, felt fortunate to land an internship with the United Nations, until he discovered the costly irony of his decision.
Too often, underage American girls who are sexually assaulted or exploited don't get help. Instead they get sent to prison, according to a new report. And while recent media focus has been on incarceration of black men and boys, black girls are especially likely to end up behind bars.
PENDLETON, Ore. — Josh Cyganik walks by an old, rundown house every day on his way to work and waves hi to the elderly man always sitting on the front porch.
For the past few weeks, we’ve been doing what can only be termed "the Great American Road Trip."
There might soon be a way to track your charitable giving. The International Rescue Committee, a global humanitarian relief organization, has made available to all humanitarian groups a “FedEx-style” package tracking system, as Wired described it, to track donated goods.
A new survey of 53,000 children ages 10 to 12, from 15 countries, reveals that, by and large, children are happy with their lives.
Alfred Postell is a Harvard-educated lawyer. He’s also chronically homeless.
EAST SUSSEX, England — John and Caroline Penny took their grandbaby Iris grocery shopping on a hot, muggy day in England.
The next time you begin to worry, you may just want to take a walk in the woods.
After World War II, there was a golden era when Americans, especially those that had an education, could expect to have a job and keep it until retirement and retire with an adequate pension.
Family-friendly policies are meant to help parents — especially women — balance jobs and family, but recent reports have said that those can backfire — encouraging companies to discriminate against women for fear that they will cost the company when they take maternity leave.
The Supreme Court ruled recently that the indirect testimonies of children can be used in abuse cases, specifically conversations teachers have with young children who are too young to testify.
The financial debacle that is Greece may not be so gloomy for one sector of its beleagured economy: tourism.
Too much of a good thing may be wonderful, but it turns out that when it comes to money, more of it doesn't make the rich happier. But lack of money does make the poor sadder.
Data from the United Nation's 2015 report on global poverty is out showing the number of poor people is growing thanks to an evolving definition of poverty.
It turns out the world isn't as connected as most might have thought: 57 percent of people — or 4.2 billion — lack Internet access ...
Political squabbles over Europe’s migrant crisis have slowed the continent’s response, but a surprising agreement Tuesday is setting the stage for quicker action.
Shirley Batchelder didn't hope to do anything too extreme to complete the last item on her bucket list. Instead, she wanted to do something ...
Studies in regards to how much fast food kids from families at different income levels consume show contradictory findings.
CEDARBURG, Wis. — A giant pumpkin weighing in over a ton squashed the North American record at a Wisconsin festival this past weekend.
Parents using social media as a platform to discuss frustration over Common Core math standards isn't new, but an Ohio father's simple approach ...
A project completed by Thai photographer Chompoo Baritone shows that before you get too jealous of rivals posting beach or concert pictures on Instagram, you ...
Educators in Wisconsin are asking whether traditional parent-teacher conferences truly help develop strong relationships between instructors and parents, according to The Capital Times.
If all high school students knew Abby Saxastar's story, they might not be so quick to consider the less glamorous parts of their four-year ...
Baking sweets with her 3-year-old son, Sujata Gupta hoped to help him "learn through exploration," according to NPR.
HOOD RIVER, Ore. — A little girl from Oregon with terminal cancer who went on a whirlwind of adventures in July and August has passed away.
Deciding whether you can afford to live in your dream city might be as simple as taking a look at a new map.
Twitter parody accounts might seem like a laughing matter, but in Peoria, Illinois, the creation of one led to warrants, a raid, arrests and a ...
Apparently honesty is the best policy, even when it comes to going viral.