As Scotland heads to the polls, here's a rundown of the top inventions Scotland has given the world.
With voter turnout expected to be around 80 percent and polls predicting a thin margin, a glaring message of the referendum has been that every vote counts. For children, that lesson is a victory in itself.
The Department of Defense has identified 2,332 American service members who have died as a part of the Afghan war and related operations.
A South Carolina father who authorities said killed his five children believed the kids "were going to kill him, chop him up and feed him to the dogs," according to an unredacted arrest warrant released Wednesday.
The annual busy season for tech gadgets moves to Amazon, which announced a whopping seven new Kindle devices. NBC News reports.
The Las Vegas casino mogul donates $10 million to a Karl Rove-backed outfit.
NASA says its latest Mars-exploring spacecraft is on track to fire up its thrusters and enter orbit this Sunday night, completing a 10-month journey of 442 million miles.
After cancer, Angela Salerni couldn’t bear a child — but she had frozen embryos. She needed a surrogate: Roshael Rose. It was a perfect match, but it still wasn’t easy.
The White House sought to dispel growing confusion over exactly what role American soldiers are going to play on the battlefield in the unfolding operation.
The hospital is considered a leading researcher of cancer and other diseases that affect children.
There is nothing resembling a national consensus on how to handle surrogacy and no federal law, leaving the states free to do as they wish.
Airstrikes on Iraq were a fairly easy sell, but airstrikes on the group in Syria present a dilemma: how to support such military action while obeying international law.
The Agriculture Department predicted that approval of the genetically engineered crops would vastly increase the use of 2,4-D herbicide.
As media outlets Monday circulated security-camera video of Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee in a hotel elevator, many wondered why the woman -- now his wife -- would remain with the fallen NFL star.
Opinion: We really shouldn't be expecting the NFL to set our society's standards.
Welcome to Mesa, Arizona--the land of Goldwater, Arpaio and a new kind of urbanism.
As police officers gather to practice marksmanship some people wonder if such an event is appropriate in a city under pressure over shootings of civilians.
The vice president gave his support to a group of women that the Vatican says pay too much attention to social justice and too little to promoting church teaching on issues like abortion and same-sex marriage.
Ms. Whelan was an epidemiologist who started a national organization to question conventional wisdom on food, chemicals and the environment.
A House divided along unusual and unpredictable lines voted to authorize the training and arming of Syrian rebels to confront the militant group Islamic State, backing President Obama.