The United States has the largest prison population in the world. Some say that flogging would be more humane for some lawbreakers than imprisonment.
Explosive new evidence has emerged about bribery surrounding Qatar's bid to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
The dangers of tobacco and cigarettes are very well known, but people all over the world continue to smoke. Will World No Tobacco Day make a difference?
The influential artist best known for songs like "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised," Gil Scott Heron, died Friday.
Over Memorial Day, President Obama announced new nominations to top military positions.
Tornado-wracked Joplin, Missouri, hosted President Obama on Sunday. He was there to assure tornado victims that they would not be forgotten.
Congress extended the PATRIOT act this week. Many in and out of Congress are worried about civil liberties.
Survivors of the genocide allegedly perpetrated by Ratko Mladic in Serbia agreed to tell their stories to the world, only once Mladic had been captured.
The judge in charge of the case against Jared Loughner, the man accused of killing 6 people and shooting Gabrielle Giffords, has ruled that the defendant is unfit for trial.
Digital Money or bitcoins could be changing the way that people do business.