Body mass index has had a mixed reputation for estimating obesity and possible health risks. Are there alternatives to measuring body fat?
Betty Lynn, the actress famous for portraying Thelma Lou on "The Andy Griffith Show,” has died. She was 95.
It can take time, and, yes, it can be quite messy, but children eventually do master brushing their teeth for themselves. Here are some suggestions.
Some defendants charged in the U.S. Capitol riot are shunning defense lawyers and representing themselves, leading to some awkward exchanges in court.
Former President Bill Clinton was released Sunday from the California hospital where he had been treated for an infection unrelated to COVID-19.
Haunted house attractions are fun on Halloween, but there are also actual residences that are reportedly haunted. Here are 10 in the United States.
The coronavirus has become the leading cause of death for officers despite law enforcement being among the first groups eligible to get the vaccine.
When adopting a dog or cat, the age of your children is one factor to consider. Here's what to know in deciding when to add a pet to your family.
A woman was raped by a stranger on a Philadelphia area train in the presence of other riders who a police official said "should have done something."
New York real estate heir Robert Durst, just sentenced in a two-decade-old murder case, has been hospitalized with COVID-19, his lawyer said.
The 25 works chosen as National Book Award finalists are in five categories: fiction, nonfiction, poetry, translated literature and young people’s literature.
An Atlas V rocket blasted off before dawn Saturday, sending a NASA spacecraft named Lucy on a roundabout journey spanning nearly 4 billion miles.
A spacecraft named Lucy rocketed into the sky with diamonds Saturday on a 12-year quest to explore eight asteroids, seven of them in Jupiter's orbit.
Your kitchen may be on a budget, but it doesn’t have to look that way. Here are tips on how you can elevate the space while going easy on your…
Two forest researchers whose own communities were threatened by fires in 2021 explain how historic policies left forests at high risk of megafires.
Actress Angela Lansbury, born Oct. 16, 1925, is celebrating her 96th birthday. Here's a look at her life and career, in photos.
A report finds much U.S. infrastructure is already at risk of being shut down by flooding. And as the planet heats up, the threat is expected to grow.
Maine's beloved puffins suffered one of their worst years for reproduction in decades this summer due to a lack of the small fish they eat.