Research finds nearly 6.5 million adults have a family member currently in jail or prison
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The idea came about after the library noticed an unsettling trend: Many kids who racked up debt on overdue books or movies would stop coming to the library altogether
A year-round music program called OrchKids, run by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, has grown to include 1,300 students
Fewer Americans are on the street overall, though the problem is flaring in certain parts of the country — here's why
James Sean Shields suffered heart attack shortly after Hawaii mistakenly issued alert about ballistic missile
Maria Meza tried to claim asylum at the U.S. border Sunday but was among the migrants blocked by Mexican police
Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen defended the use of tear gas and said the caravan of migrants is comprised largely of men, not women and children
The duo who brought the patients the surprise puppies wanted them to know they're loved — especially during the holidays
After a routine trip to the dentist they discovered being tongue-tied is a real and treatable medical condition
To make their last months together happy, Paul Heroux decided to take his dog Mura on a road trip — all 8,500 miles, just the two of them
Mystery swirls over how this "Ol' Blue Eyes" was found 1,100 miles away in Florida
“If you’re smart enough to realize that I’m pregnant, that I’ve given birth, then surely you’re smart enough to realize that my baby died"
Kelsey Berreth was last seen on Thanksgiving
"I have to listen to several strokes and where they're hitting in correlation to where you're breathing"
The Democratic leader and former speaker announced Wednesday evening she would serve a maximum of four more years as speaker
Demonstrators crowded the capitol Wednesday afternoon, opposing moves by GOP statehouse majorities to limit the authority of just-elected Democrats
"If I had planned harder when I was younger and if things had went better, I wouldn't be going to work this morning"
"This is an outcome that I really truly in my heard didn't think would happen and these guys, they just kept digging," said West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice
Workers like 80-year-old Tom Coomer are still in the workforce long past when they thought they would be enjoying retirement
These schools have a combination of the lowest acceptance rates and the highest SAT and ACT scores. See which school tops the list for 2019.
As the e-commerce giant draws fire for its proposed HQ in Queens, employees in another borough want to organize
The North Carolina Republican had been a contender to replace chief of staff John Kelly
26 people associated with U.S. Embassy in Havana suffered problems that include dizziness, ear pain, cognitive problems
Prior to the legislation, Oklahoma was already one of the most restrictive states on abortion access.
"I almost died because I didn't call it chest pain," one woman tweeted after surviving a heart attack
The 44-year-old former HUD secretary says he is forming a presidential exploratory committee and will announce his decision in January
Donald Trump Jr. said he called his dad out once at Christmas, explaining he was the one who had an item monogrammed
Her lawsuit aims at deep-rooted imbalances in classical music, where men hold most top roles and earn more
The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York broke a lot of news on Wednesday, and it isn't all good for the president
The announcement came hours after former Trump attorney Michael Cohen was sentenced to three years in prison
The president's former longtime attorney has been sentenced for campaign finance violations and lying to Congress
Thousands of Kaiser Permanente mental health professionals started a weeklong strike Monday over staffing levels and pay
Reduced staffing and lack of follow-up care may play a role in higher death rates, researchers say
Regulators to vote on surcharge to bolster state program that helps make phone service affordable for poor people