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.
With U.S. consumers crossing off purchases on Christmas wish lists for loved ones, a larger portion than ever indicated they have debt "they will never be rid of," according to a creditcards.com survey.
In issues relating to courtship, handsome men have an upper hand — but a new study indicates desirable features might hurt guys' careers.
Some people might overthink striking up conversation when meeting a person with a disability.
Little more than a week after the International Monetary Fund named the Chinese yuan to its list of reserve currencies, there is skepticism on whether the communist nation's money will receive the same respect in the IMF's lending practices as it's getting on paper.
When "The Late Show" host Stephen Colbert returned from a week-long break Monday, he had a lot of catching up to do.
Around the time Tashfeen Malik and her husband went on a shooting rampage that killed 14 in San Bernardino, California, on Dec. 2, she posted a message of support for the Islamic State group online, according to USA Today.
A majority of parents asked in a survey commissioned by the Classification and Rating Administration said their kids seeing both sex scenes and graphic violence in movies concerns them — but that the former spurs the most worry.
Current NBA MVP Steph Curry is living the dream right now as his Golden State Warriors have had a record 22-0 start to the season. On Sunday Curry scored 28 points — 16 alone in the third quarter — after two straight games in which he scored 40 points.
The statistics on cyberbullying show most social media users deal with it in one way or another: 43 percent of kids say they've been bullied online, with 70 percent indicating they see it happen frequently, according to DoSomething.org.
The last time "Star Wars" actor Mark Hamill wore Stormtrooper attire, Luke Skywalker busted Princess Leia out of a cell block in the 1977 film, according to the Daily Mail.
In the same Plains, Georgia, church where he taught a gospel lesson in August just days after announcing cancer had spread to his brain, former President Jimmy Carter gave brighter news to the congregation on Sunday.