The bill would allow physicians to provide lethal medication to terminally ill patients who request it. If the governor approves the measure, Vermont would become the fourth state in the nation with an aid-in-dying law.
A new report from Public Policy Polling finds only 16 percent of Americans think hipsters are still hip. More than a quarter of those polled said hipsters should have to pay a special tax for being annoying.
Charles Ramsey, who was credited with helping three kidnapped women in Cleveland, has been immortalized in ink — on a local man's leg. Tattoo artist Stephen Munhollon says he was caught up in the celebration of the women's rescue. He sat for five hours while another artist worked on Ramsey's likeness, according to Fox 8.
Jeremiah Hartline hitched a ride in a truck in Tennessee and rode to California. When the driver stopped, Hartline stole the truck. He caused several crashes and flipped over the rig, spilling strawberries on the road. Hartline said he had to speed and swerve because he was fleeing zombies.
Latinos are entering colleges and universities at higher rates than whites and blacks but still lower than Asian-Americans. This is an all-time high for Latinos, according to a recent Pew Hispanic Center report. It's the result, in part, of a dramatic rise in the graduation rate among Hispanic high school students.
Latinos are entering colleges and universities at higher rates than whites and blacks but still lower than Asian Americans. This is an all-time high for Latinos, according to a recent Pew Hispanic Center report. This is the result, in part, of a dramatic rise in the graduation rate among Hispanic high school students.
A Philadelphia doctor who performed abortions could face the death penalty now that he's been convicted in the deaths of three babies who authorities say were delivered alive and then killed. Dr. Kermit Gosnell was also found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the drug-overdose death of a patient who had undergone an abortion.
Afghans under 35 make up about 75 percent of the country's population. Each one of them was born into war and endured their country's nearly unbroken string of conflicts. And they've come of age as Afghanistan struggles to establish itself as an autonomous country.
Dr. Kermit Gosnell was convicted in Philadelphia Monday of first-degree murder in the deaths of three babies who were delivered alive and then killed. Both sides on the abortion issues have been gearing up for what comes next.
When we die, we leave the people who knew us with memories. But what about everything we posted online? We leave that in the hands, not of our families, but of big corporations such as Google and Facebook.
Billionaire hedge fund manager Daniel Loeb owns a 6.5 percent stake in the company. In the last 13 years, Sony's stock value has plummeted nearly 85 percent — struggling against electronic rivals like Apple and Samsung.
David Greene talks to Bloomberg reporter Mehul Srivastava, who has been covering last month's Dhaka factory building collapse, about recent labor improvement agreements that retailers and the government in Bangladesh have signed.
The fourth season of the show comes more than seven years after Fox canceled it in 2006. Netflix will launch new episodes of Arrested Development later this month.
The IRS scandal hands Republicans an unexpected opportunity to chide the Obama administration. It comes as the GOP's resurrected questions about how top officials, including the president, handled the attack last September in Benghazi, Libya, that killed U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans.
British Prime Minister David Cameron met with President Obama at the White House on Monday with Syria high on their agenda. Cameron came to Washington after talks in Russia with President Vladimir Putin that he described as "extremely positive and good."
Ben Bernanke has been Federal Reserve chairman for some of the most tumultuous years in the Fed's 100-year history. His second, four-year term expires in January. Steve Inskeep talks to David Wessel of The Wall Street Journal about who might succeed Bernanke, and what challenges the new Fed chief might face.
President Obama says it's outrageous that the Internal Revenue Service apparently targeted conservative groups for additional scrutiny. Some say there has not been enough scrutiny of groups across the political spectrum that are tax exempt — yet which also advocate political causes.
The French government is weighing a proposal to tax Google, Apple and possibly other large technology firms to raise revenue for the arts and cultural programs. The government contends the new tax would be similar to taxes already imposed on TV users, broadcasters and Internet providers.
When we die, we leave the people who knew us with memories. But what about everything we leave online? We leave that in the hands, not of our families, but of big corporations such as Google and Facebook. Reporter Stan Alcorn has more on the growing legal challenges involving digital legacies.