FERGUSON, Mo. — As Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon ordered the National Guard to begin withdrawing from this St. Louis suburb Thursday, the persistent protests over the police killing of Michael Brown appeared smaller and much more subdued for the second night in a row.
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What happens when you take about 50 sixth-graders and send them to a nature camp with no access to computers, tablets and mobile phones? A new study suggests that after just five days their ability to understand nonverbal social cues improves.
MIAMI — In the wake of national outrage over alleged police misconduct in Ferguson, Mo., Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez on Thursday vowed to make “body cameras” mandatory for all county patrol officers.
SAN JOSE, Calif. — Through her 20s and early 30s, pediatrician Kristie Manning was so neck-deep in medical school and training that she had no time to focus on having children. Still single, the Pleasanton, Calif., native isn’t ready to start a family by herself.
ST. LOUIS — News that Michael Brown was wanted as a robbery suspect could put a fresh light on his killing by a Ferguson police officer, a use-of-force expert said Friday.
The cost for a middle-income family to raise a child born in 2013 to age 18 rose to $245,340, up 1.8 percent from the previous year, according to a government report released Monday.
More than a third of Americans have no retirement savings, and millennials feel more financially secure than other age groups despite being the least likely to have socked away any cash for their golden years, a new survey shows.
For the first time ever, cable companies have more Internet broadband subscribers than TV service subscribers, a new report says.
Here comes the swarm. Scientists at Harvard University have created the first 1,000-strong swarm of robots that can assemble themselves into different shapes upon command.
FERGUSON, Mo. — Police in Ferguson, Mo., on Wednesday have asked protesters to peacefully rally only during daylight hours following another night of unrest in the St. Louis suburb. The plea comes after an officer shot and critically wounded a man who police say pointed a handgun at the officer early Wednesday in Ferguson, where the fatal shooting of an unarmed young black man by an officer has triggered demonstrations, street clashes and looting.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congress struggled last week with a response to the surge of thousands of unaccompanied minors arriving at the U.S. southern border, before recessing for a five-week August break.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — James Brady, who became a leading proponent of gun limits after he was grievously wounded in a 1981 assassination attempt on his then-boss, President Ronald Reagan, has died. He was 73.
SEATTLE — Oyster growers in the Pacific Northwest have already been stung by changes in ocean chemistry linked to greenhouse-gas emissions.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The House voted 225-201 Wednesday to sue President Barack Obama for exceeding his executive authority, launching an unprecedented legal challenge by a congressional body against a president.
Opportunity, the little rover that could, has broken a 41-year-old driving distance record that’s out of this world. The decade-old NASA Mars rover has crossed the 25-mile mark, surpassing the 24.2-mile record held by the Russian moon rover Lunokhod 2.