Mon., December 2, 2013 1:30pm
Teenagers say their parents often don't realize how overwhelmed they feel about school. Psychologists say parents can help children manage their expectations and live a more balanced life, even if it means not racking up as high a GPA as their friends.
Mon., December 2, 2013 8:00pm
David Kwiatkowski admitted to infecting syringes with hepatitis C. Prosecutors said the traveling lab tech infected at least 46 people in four states and caused a "national public health crisis."
Sun., December 1, 2013 2:15pm
Without any timeouts left, Kidd used a creative solution to give his team some time to strategize. The NBA fined him $50,000 for the stunt and last night, Kidd finally talked about the incident.
Tue., December 3, 2013 1:15pm
American 15-year-olds scored below average in math among the world's most-developed countries, according to rankings released every three years. They were close to average in science and reading.
Mon., December 2, 2013 7:30am
Serge Vorobyov said he had been down on his luck and just wanted to spread some holiday cheer by giving away his last $1,000. Police didn't see it that way.
Wed., December 4, 2013 12:15pm
BuzzFeed's digital traffic is stratospheric, driven largely by animated GIFs and lists, like the 10 most life-affirming dog rescue stories. But the social media outfit is in the process of building up a team of journalists to offer original news reporting, raising questions of just what it intends to be.
Mon., December 2, 2013 7:46am
An internal Macon Police Department investigation into the actions of now-former officers Troy Guidry and Jon Wantz paints a damning picture of "cops gone wild." After his midnight shift began on a Wednesday evening late last January, Macon police officer Troy Guidry sent a text message to a buddy on the force. “Ready to go shopping tonight,” Guidry’s text to officer Jon Wantz said. For weeks, Guidry had had his eyes peeled for a tractor. He’d been wanting to spruce up the tree line around his 2½ acre yard in eastern Monroe County. As it happened, a small Kubota tractor, an orange one with a backhoe on it, was parked inside the gate at the Mr. Rooter plumbing company on Roff Avenue, less than a minute’s drive from the Pio Nono Avenue precinct office where Wantz and Guidry were based.
Tue., December 3, 2013 2:00am
The polio outbreak in Syria has spread to four cities, and new cases are suspected each day. But U.N. agencies responsible for combating the outbreak can work only with the Syrian government. This limitation has hobbled vaccination efforts in rebel-held regions, where the virus was first detected.
Wed., December 4, 2013 2:00pm
Despite naysayers, Todd Mills stuck to his guns and eventually saw a hard-shell taco splattered with neon-orange cheese dust become a staple in the country's fast-food scene.
Fri., November 29, 2013 10:30pm
More and more towns are hosting festivals to bring extra money into the area. But these attractions can be disruptive, and one town in Michigan isn't sure it wants any more. Traverse City is looking at new restrictions to cure "festival fatigue," to the dismay of the business community.