Groans at the gas station pump might be less common than in the aisles of the grocery stores this holiday season.
After the sudden closure of more than 900 Los Angeles Unified School District campuses and 187 charter schools because of a bomb threat, thousands of parents were left figuring out what to do in regards to last-minute child care.
At Woodrow Wilson Middle School in Tampa, Florida, students know what's at stake based on their academic performance and conduct in the classroom: incentive cards that give them a better spot in the lunch line.
The 1993 Muppets book "For Every Child, a Better World" is meant to educate kids about the struggles the less fortunate face, but a school board member in Marshfield, Wisconsin, thinks it's too graphic for young children.
With all the Internet's counsel on surviving the holidays as a single adult, that demographic could probably spend most of Christmastime reading advice on how to do just that.
Throughout the Paris climate talks, India maintained a firm position that raising its vast population out of poverty was its top priority, according to the New York Times. That meant India, the world’s third-largest emitter of greenhouse gases, would pursue policies that help its poorest people even if that increases its contribution to global warming.
The Federal Reserve announced it will begin to raise interest rates this week, a move that signals the institution that controls the country's monetary policy has confidence about the economic prospects of 2016.
Amazon might be in the planning stages of deploying drones for home delivery — but a recent trend documented in viral videos has drones replacing door knobs in an oft-feared part of growing up.
When Wikipedia's calls for donations show up on its entry pages that detail just about anything, one NBA rookie has a hard time ignoring them.
A new study found Facebook "feels" like an addiction — and that's why taking a break or flat-out abandoning the social media site proves so difficult.
The United States placed low on a ranking of how well nations help the poor despite spending $32 billion a year on international aid, more than any other country in the world.
The Horn of Africa is facing its worst drought in 30 years due to an El Niño weather pattern, according to the United Nations. More than 8 million people are in immediate need of food aid, and that number could rise to 15 million by early next year.
Mariah Carey's "All I Want For Christmas Is You" will still be unavoidable if you find yourself in any public setting during December — but it's no longer the most-played holiday track.
Albuquerque, New Mexico, officials have been receiving calls from their counterparts around the country who want to curtail panhandling in their communities, according to The New York Times.
PHOENIX — A mother whose infant son died heard his heartbeat for the first time in almost three years.
XENIA, Ohio — A budding YouTube beauty star’s first makeup tutorial went in a different but hilarious direction when she discovered scissors in her grandma ...
Like a thief in the night, Congress recently approved a significant reduction to Social Security benefits for married and divorced couples. Few noticed because the ...
A Text-to-911 feature implemented by a metro Atlanta police department proved key to saving two young children.
One of Alan Rickman's final roles before his death Thursday lasted just 30 seconds and mainly featured a tortoise eating a strawberry.
The Syrian town of Madaya has experienced 23 deaths from starvation under a months-long siege by President Bashar al-Assad's forces, Mic wrote.
Arizona parents owing thousands of dollars in overdue child support are about to be shamed by the state — in 140 characters or less.
The effort to electrify Africa got a positive jolt recently when U.K. and United States development agencies agreed to join forces to provide affordable ...
The American Library Association announced Monday the 2016 winners of awards for children's books — and there are a few rarities along the way.
New research hinted people who opt to chase a bit of extra cash all the time might not be doing much for themselves in terms ...
A picture of Sean Penn made headlines this week by showing the actor shaking hands with the drug lord Joaquín Guzmán Loera, also known as ...
A Texas mom has a warning for parents after a mishap left her 2-year-old fighting for her life: Children's exposure to magnets might be ...
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