The Defense Department has announced plans to exhume the remains of almost 400 sailors and Marines who died aboard the USS Oklahoma during the attack on Pearl Harbor. Officials are confident they can identify most of the remains with modern DNA technology and reunite them with their families.
This week, General Motors and Ford will introduce new versions of luxury sedans that are designed with China's luxury consumers in mind. From tricked-out back seats to super high-end amenities like champagne holders, the American companies are betting big-time on Chinese future.
Hundreds of migrants died this week trying to cross the Mediterranean and make it to safety in Europe. The captain on an earlier journey told Daniel Habtey and other passengers: "I don’t know where I’m going and I’m running out of fuel, so you need to yell and shout for help."
What did Mexican folk artists Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo see when they came to Detroit in 1932? A new art exhibit at the Detroit Institute of Arts shows how they captured the soul of the American city.
The British duo Public Service Broadcasting weaves archival tape in their music. Their sophomore album, "The Race for Space," uses clips from the British Film Archive to re-imagine the American and Soviet space race from 1957-1972.
Israel courts have only allowed the death penalty once in the country's history, for concentration camp mastermind Adolf Eichmann. But many families of terrorism victims want the state to start imposing the death sentence on the people who killed their loved ones.
The pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525 is said to have deliberately crashed his plane, killing 150 people. Problem is, there are no cockpit security procedures to prevent a pilot who wants to crash an airplane from doing so.
Married off before graduating high school, spending years in an abusive relationship, 34-year-old Berivan Elif Kilic rises to become one of 46 women appointed ''co-mayors'' of communities in Turkey. “I want other women to take over after I’m done,” she says.
For the first time in Nigerian history, an incumbent president lost during democratic election. But the real history was made when Goodluck Jonathan conceded to his rival, ensuring that the country will enjoy its first peaceful transition of power and possibly new hope in the fight against Boko Haram
An LGBT trailblazer, the former lawmaker sees greater acceptance in America on sexual orientation — and greater antipathy toward Congress. However, he notes, Indiana's anti-gay bill shows that ''prejudice is alive and well.''
Henry County, Tennessee, is so packed full of churches that it's considered an "Evangelical hub" according to census data. That data also shows an unhealthy county, and one pastor wants his flock to focus just as much on physical health as spiritual well-being.
Historian Toby Haggith has been trying to complete a project the British government had started near the end of World War II, but never finished. The government collected footage from the Bergen-Belsen concentration camps to prove what happened there. A rough cut was made into a film, but shelved. Now, however, that rough cut has been turned into a final cut.
Two years after the Boston Marathon bombing, are we any more secure? Maybe, but one security expert says it's not the marathon attack that's been driving the conversation about security across the country.
Shabana Basij-Rasikh always wanted to go to school, even if she and her friends had to dodge the Taliban to hold classes. Now, after studying in the US, she's back in Afghanistan helping other young women get the educations they need to improve their country.
Peter Diamandis is a billionaire and founder of the X Prize Foundation, which offers cash prizes to help fuel innovation. If you want to become a billionaire in your own right, here are his three recommendations on how to make money — and create lasting change to boot.
The nuclear deal with Iran was in peril, until two guys who attended MIT in the 1970s flew in to talk. They didn't know each other then, but they were the key to getting a nuclear deal done. They focused on problem solving instead of political posturing.