Venezuela's leader was in Qatar this week seeking billions to shore up his flagging economy. Oil prices have fallen by nearly 50 percent since last year and are now near a six-year low.
A psychologist says we have to be taught to like chili pepper and other foods we may initially dislike. The experience of eating it often somehow converts what's an aversion to a preference, he says.
The world has been focused in recent days on Muslims who have been radicalized. Here's the story of a radical who turned moderate.
It's not just government-sponsored medical research that's dwindled in the last few years in the U.S. Drug firms have curbed their investment, too, especially in early-stage hunts for new drugs.
The Washington suburbanite had trouble getting to work Tuesday, leaving a key task to his boss at the U.S. Supreme Court.
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children says social networking and sharing are essential in helping to find minors who may have been abducted.
Those words were written on a poster that greeted the former president on a visit to Nigeria. His Carter Center has vowed to wipe out the nasty worm. And right now we're down to 126 cases.
When your friends say it's time to stop wallowing in despair and move on, you can say that reflecting on a recent breakup can speed recovery. Oh, and maybe some Taylor Swift.
The cockpit voice recorder was removed from the Java Sea. The aircraft's flight data recorder was recovered Monday. Flight 8501 disappeared Dec. 28, killing all 162 people on board.
The militants, who are waging a deadly war in Nigeria, had attacked a Cameroonian military camp, a government official said. Nigeria's neighbors are being drawn into the battle with the group.
Gerard Briard said when the artist showed the staff the cover — featuring a caricature of the Prophet Muhammad — everyone burst out laughing and "jumped up for joy."
The health law requires people to report their coverage status at tax time. Those without insurance or those who received subsidies will have to fill out new forms.
The ruling, which throws out an embezzlement conviction, means the former Egyptian dictator could be set free soon. Ousted four years ago, Mubarak also saw a murder conviction overturned in November.
In Paris, President François Hollande honored three police officers who were killed. In Jerusalem, the victims of an attack on a kosher market were buried.
Nationwide veteran benefits data show a huge variation in coverage from state to state, and even within states. In Massachusetts, access to VA services changes dramatically from Boston to Cape Cod.
Big-energy states are hoping the cheap oil is just a blip. In Oklahoma, the head of a catering firm delivering food to oil field workers worries that "$40-a-barrel oil? It's going to shut everything."
The disease known as white-nose syndrome has killed millions of bats, but scientists are seeing hopeful signs that some bat colonies are recovering.
For many Americans, buying a house is the biggest financial transaction of their lives, but a new federal report says half of buyers don't shop around for a better interest rate on their mortgage.
Divers retrieved the crashed AirAsia plane's second black box from the bottom of the Java Sea on Tuesday, giving experts essential tools to piece together what brought Flight 8501 down.
Two passengers remain in critical condition after a train stalled in a tunnel outside a major junction in the system, then flooded with smoke.