Arkansas prisoner Gregory Holt hand-wrote a 15-page petition without the help of lawyers, arguing that he be permitted to wear a beard as part of his religion. The Supreme Court will hear the case.
The Innovators, Walter Isaacson's new book, tells the stories of the people who created modern computers. Women, who are now a minority in computer science, played an outsize role in that history.
The scientists, one working in Britain and a husband-and-wife team from Norway, will share the award for work that began in the 1970s and spanned decades.
Ashoka Mukpo was brought to the U.S. after contracting the disease in Liberia. Another Ebola patient, in Dallas, is said to be fighting for his life.
Members and supporters of The New Georgia Project are calling on the state to process voter registration applications in the next seven days after they discovered a backlog.
Over the weekend, police found the mass graves that are thought to contain the bodies of some of the students.
Liz Paul has struggled with her weight for years. A diet group helps, but it only meets once a week. So she has turned to social media for daily feedback and support. Studies find it can help.