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For decades, Dr. Eric Kandel has studied, at the molecular level, how we create short-term and long-term memories.
Is Rush Limbaugh becoming a relic, a human version of "Mad Men," except without the style or cool clothes? Dean Obeidallah says Rush's troubles with advertisers are a sign his time has passed
Howard Kurtz says the media is pronouncing that the president's last term will be a series of stumbles, but history shows second-termers can squeeze in some accomplishments too
The Justice Department secretly collected two months of telephone records for reporters and editors at The Associated Press, the news service disclosed Monday in an outraged letter to Attorney General Eric Holder.
Ilyse Hogue says Pennsylvania case shows how denying women safe abortions risks sending women into substandard care of a murderer like Kermit Gosnell
Julian Zelizer says Americans will inevitably focus on the appearance and fitness of the president, a job always in the public eye.
After 19 people, including two kids and seven women, were injured during a Mother's Day parade, the FBI said the incident was not an act of terror. Rather, "It's strictly an act of street violence in New Orleans."
Two bartenders have been arrested in connection with the killing of the grandson of civil rights activist Malcolm X, according to the office of the Mexico City attorney general.
Pakistan holds national elections, a scientist's boycott raises controversy, an "ice tsunami" hits part of Minnesota, and satellites depict changes on Earth.
North Korean orphans who make it to South Korea could be considered relatively lucky. They are provided an education, a path to South Korean citizenship and even a chance at adoption.
Revenge plastic surgery -- getting back at your ex by having work done to become more attractive -- is becoming more and more common.
A 12-year-old California boy accused of fatally stabbing his 8-year-old sister had been suspended from his middle school this year after being accused of bringing a small pocketknife there, according to a fellow student and a school administration source.
A judge on Monday indicated he will allow Colorado movie theater shooting suspect James Holmes to change his plea to not guilty by reason of insanity.
The ice moves inexorably ashore, crackling as it goes like thousands of windows breaking. In minutes, it's moved from the shoreline of a Minnesota lake to the walls of homes along the lake.
The Internal Revenue Service targeted other groups focused on government spending and the federal debt that were seeking tax-exempt status, in addition to tea party organizations, documents set to be released this week by the agency's watchdog show.
Disgraced football legend O.J. Simpson is scheduled to return to a Las Vegas courtroom Monday in a bid to get his robbery, assault and kidnapping convictions thrown out.
A Massachusetts woman who complained of too many pickles on her sub attacks the employee with punches and pickle jars.
With one child dead and the second arrested in her death, a California woman pleaded for a bit of privacy on Mother's Day.