An annual U.N. report finds that more than 550,000 acres were cultivated with opium poppies this year that's approaching the total land area of Rhode Island.
Drivers locally are asking for a payment system that would bank one hour’s pay per workday to allow for summer pay. The union has voted to strike if the demands aren’t met.
A high-end jewelry company recycles the components of assault rifles into watches, rings and other luxe jewelry items. Each sale then funds the destruction of weapons in Africa.
For toddlers, the risk is in taking a fall. Teenagers need to worry about car accidents, sports injuries and assault. Knowing how risks change can help prevent fatal or disabling brain injuries.
The three-mile stretch joins what’s expected to be thirty-three miles of multi-use trails on a former rail line encircling the city.
When the Senate convenes in January, Georgia's two senators say they expect fast movement on key bills like the Keystone oil pipeline and potential showdowns with President Barack Obama.
The late call in Alaska's vote is due to a close margin on Election Day and the time required to collect all the ballots from the state's far-flung polling places.
The sailors were from the USS Ross, a warship docked nearby. Protesters from a left-leaning group pushed them, placed sacks on their heads and chanted, "Yankee, go home." The sailors escaped unhurt.
Firefighters had to break a window to rescue the pair after their scaffolding malfunctioned.