A radical left-wing party vowing to end Greece's painful austerity program won a historic victory in Sunday's parliamentary elections, setting up a showdown with the country's international creditors that could shake the eurozone. Updated 8:59 PM
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah has died. He was a powerful U.S. ally who joined Washington's fight against al-Qaida. He's also... Updated Jan. 23, 2015
This spring, Republicans and Democrats on Capitol Hill are girding for one of the biggest showdowns in a decade on how to revamp the 13-year-old No Child Left Behind law that fundamentally challenged norms in public education by requiring schools prove students were effectively learning core subjects.
In Havasu Canyon, part of the Grand Canyon, hikers encounter the Havasupai tribe, immense beauty and few other visitors.
The World Health Organization is debating how to reform itself after botching the response to the Ebola outbreak, a sluggish performance that experts say cost thousands of lives.
Updated Jan. 25, 2015
The Monday morning commute was normal for much of the Northeast as officials continued to urge residents to prepare for a "crippling and potentially historic" storm that could bury communities from northern New Jersey to southern Maine in up to 2 feet of snow starting later in the day.
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David Frigaard, 46, was shot and killed early Saturday in Mahtomedi. He was an art teacher at Park High School in Cottage Grove and owned a bar in Willernie, Minn. Police said they have a 19-year-old suspect from Pine Springs in custody.
Jian-Ping Wang, a world leader in the cutting-edge field of “spintronics,” says he came to the University of Minnesota with a vision to create an industry that would rival California’s Silicon Valley.