In Japan, kids under 10 take the subway alone. In Latin countries, they stay up until all hours. In Vietnam, mothers train kids to pee on command and take away the diapers before they turn 1.
Citing safety concerns, police in the St. Louis suburb where police shot and killed an unarmed black teenager Saturday say they won't release the name of the officer who fired the shots.
Ebola has claimed another victim. Reeling from the loss of staff and unable to cope with the deadly virus, St. Joseph's Catholic Hospital has closed its gates.
John Keedy used to be uncomfortable talking about his problems with anxiety, but not anymore. He hopes his series of photos will help others with mental illness see that they're not alone.
The start to the school year in New Orleans offers a landmark moment in U.S. education. For the first time, a major urban school district will operate entirely with charter schools.
The U.S. has begun sending humanitarian aid and conducting limited airstrikes in the attempt to protect Iraq's refugee populations. Going forward, the U.S. is facing several possible approaches there.
Faced with an Ebola outbreak that keeps spreading, WHO has endorsed the idea of using unproven vaccines or treatments.
The actor was found in his bedroom by his personal assistant in California, law enforcement said Tuesday. Police say Williams had been seeking treatment for depression.
Russia says the trucks are bringing 2,000 tons of humanitarian aid to an area that's been torn by fighting. But Ukrainian leaders worry that the convoy might conceal a military operation.
This past weekend, the word spread in the middle of the night in Sierra Leone: the way to prevent Ebola is to pray over hot salted water, then bathe in it.