More Americans are saving for retirement through their employers' 401(k) programs. That follows a move to automatically sign up workers to participate in the retirement savings plans.
When adults are absorbed in their mobile devices, the consequences for children are not good. Research shows kids act out more if they are competing with a mobile device for their parent's attention.
In ancient times scribes were used to record everything from prayers to legal transactions. Now they're making a comeback in the doctor's office, easing the transition to electronic medical records.
Max Huntsman's job is to monitor the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, one of the nation's most troubled law enforcement agencies. The only problem: He doesn't have any real legal power.
Since the disastrous BP spill in 2010, environmentalists have kept watch over Louisiana's coastline. One consortium says there's far more oil leaking into the Gulf than companies are reporting.
A revelation goes against widely held ideas about how some glaciers work, and it suggests that at least parts of Greenland's ice sheet survived periods of global warming intact.
Prominent TV anchor Hamid Mir is in a Karachi hospital after gunmen opened fire on his car Saturday afternoon. Mir's car was reportedly ambushed by attackers who were riding motorcycles.
Officials in Columbus, Ohio, are scrambling to contain a burst of mumps cases. There's a new clinic open for vaccinations, and Ohio State University is teaching students how to protect themselves.
Search teams are digging through ice and snow on Mount Everest in hopes of finding Sherpa guides who are still missing. Survivors say the avalanche was like being trapped in a cloud.
General Motors delayed a safety recall of more than 330,000 cars, newly released federal documents show. The Saturn Ions were found to have defective power steering systems.