France is the first country to pass and now enforce a law that makes it illegal for grocery stores to discard food that's about to expire.
Twitter is now using spam-fighting technology to seek out accounts that might be promoting terrorist activity and is proactively looking at other accounts related to those flagged for possible removal, the company announced Friday
The former head of the Michigan's Drinking Water and Municipal Assistance office has been fired after an investigation into the state's oversight of Flint's switch to a new water source that ultimately led to lead contamination
A Britain-based monitoring group reports that the Syrian Army and allied militias have retaken a town at the doorstep of Daraa, a contested city that lies between Damascus and the Jordan border
As a hearing enters a third day for the convicted killer at the center of popular podcast "Serial," the focus of testimony has shifted away from an alibi witness toward cell tower data that defense attorneys contend was misleading
Massachusetts officials are asking people to stay off the roads between the morning and evening commutes to allow snow-clearing equipment to do their jobs
An experiment in Germany could be a large step in the direction of giving the world the clean, seemingly endless energy that would be nuclear fusion. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.
Brazil says it is sending a set of samples related to the Zika outbreak to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an announcement that followed criticism over the country's hoarding of disease data and biological material
More people are saying they prefer sleeping alone than with their partner, but that doesn't always mean the relationship is in trouble.
A 20-year-old man convicted of beating two homeless men to death with cinder blocks and other objects in 2014 is apologizing to the victims' families
A Mississippi court made a mistake when listing a phone number for people to call regarding their jury summons. It had people calling a sex hotline. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.
According to a recent finding by a United Nations panel, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been "arbitrarily detained" by Sweden and the U.K.