When it comes to smiling, babies expect a little something in return — especially from mom and dad, according to a new study.
Lewis Mandell got an allowance as a kid.
The United Nations is meeting this week to set new benchmarks on eradicating extreme poverty. Sub-Saharan Africa will, yet again, be a particular concern. While many anti-poverty conversations revolve around technological and industrial development, The Economist magazine makes the case that it's the continent's agriculture sector that needs attention.
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, according to findings by the United Nations Broadband Commission.
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 surprisingly simple.
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 might be the most effective of them all.
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 might want to realize it's all about perspective.
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 experience pointless.
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.
A recent report indicated only Santa himself, holiday parties and time off from school rival gift cards' prominence during Christmas.
"The Diary of Anne Frank" provides readers a glimpse into the experiences of a teen girl living in World War II-era Europe — but now it ...
The world's lone person still fluent in Wukchumni, Marie Wilcox's goal proves a bit difficult to put into words.
In a notable step in the government's decades-long "crackdown" on tobacco products, the Department of Housing and Urban Development proposed Thursday a rule to ...
He faced loneliness, homelessness and hunger as a young adult overseas — and now the owner of a Michigan restaurant "pays it forward" at Thanksgiving, according ...
Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy announced last week he's seeking an overhaul of his state's bail system, eliminating cash bails for those who are ...
Western Dubuque High School in Iowa had an interesting assembly Monday, according to The Telegraph Herald.
A mom-daughter duo has helped welcome 16 babies into the world over a three-year span with an organization aimed at supporting people facing fertility issues.
The so-called "ban the box" movement appears to be picking up momentum.
People receive praise when thinking outside the box, but according to Finnish parents, a strategy to keeping babies safe might be in it.
The force was strong with 32-year-old Daniel Fleetwood. Diagnosed with a rare form of cancer and given mere months to live back in July, the ...
Actress Zooey Deschanel never identified with any particular faith — but a "grand gesture" to her husband-to-be changed that, according to Us Weekly.
A gift exchange making the rounds on social media since October boasts the chance of participants receiving up to 36 gifts just for purchasing one.
Photographer Thomas Stewart captures the once-in-a-lifetime moments during weddings brides and grooms won't want to forget.
In a tear-jerking PSA by UP TV, a girl waits at a bus stop and deals with what the video states 1 in 3 children ...