When Cheyenne, Wyoming, resident Michael Peña signed up for free welding lessons through a federally funded training program for low-income fathers, it surprised him that the first week of class seemed like a college psychology lecture, according to Marketplace.
Ella Mendoza has been a preschool teacher for two years now.
If you scrolled through your Facebook timeline last week, "liking" friends' posts and watching the Internet's most popular videos, then you helped make history.
Catholic archbishops expect the pope "to address issues that have become themes of his two-and-a-half-year papacy, such as poverty, the environment and the family" during his six-day visit to Washington, D.C., Philadelphia and New York from Sept. 22 to 27, according to The Huffington Post.
A new approach to freeing up money shows your set expenses might not be as set as you think, according to Kendal Perez of U.S. News & World Report.
A philosophy that endorses the idea that "wealth is temporary and no path to happiness" might not seem like the first source those seeking financial advice would turn to, according to Reuters.
Most authors hope the books they write keep readers turning pages, but Swedish psychologist Carl-Johan Forssen Ehrlin had a different goal with his children's book: to put his audience to sleep.
In 2011, things were finally looking up for Robert Williams — at least it seemed that way.
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.
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.