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A former Los Angeles school district teacher pleaded no contest Friday to 23 felony counts of lewd acts on 23 children and was immediately sentenced to 25 years in prison, the district attorney's office said.
Lisa-ann Gershwin says jellyfish love it when we pollute the oceans, and they're becoming dominate as fish and other sea creatures die off
Katherine Culliton-Gonzáles says Speaker Boehner is letting immigration reform languish, and voter ID law efforts threaten the promise of equal rights and just democracy for people of color
The percentage of middle-school and high-school students using so-called emerging tobacco products is increasing even as their rate of tobacco use in general is remaining relatively constant, federal scientists reported Thursday.
In what might be one of the oldest corrections in the history of journalism, the editorial board of a Pennsylvania newspaper has retracted its predecessor's famous panning of President Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address as "silly remarks."
Miami police said Friday there's still no sign of a man who either jumped or fell from a small plane as it flew off the Florida coast near Miami.
From Arctic tribes people to Yemeni child brides, and Africa's big cats, new National Geographic exhibition displays best work from female photographers.
Richard Shoop is seen roaming the New Jersey mall with his gun in hand just moments before taking his own life.
Victoria's Secret is synonymous with sultry femininity, and if Carmen Carrera had her way, that would include transgendered women as well.
Federal agents believe they may have identified a missing New Jersey woman as one of the 11 victims slain by admitted serial killer Israel Keyes.