Meet Gladys West, whose mathematical calculations changed the world. Now 87, West looks back on her role as a pivotal player in the development of GPS technology.
General election debates attract more viewers, but the debates during the primary season are much more likely to influence how Americans vote.
Innovators in medicine, agriculture and sanitation are among the recipients of the 2018 Patents for Humanity Award, presented by the U.S. government.
Zamir Hassan knows where homeless people congregate — around train stations, under bridges and in tents set up in the woods. “Not everyone is able...
In recent years, the Chinese have been among the fastest-growing groups of international tourists visiting the United States. And now extended visas for short-term...
A U.N.-sponsored drawing contest called "Gender Equality: Picture It!" highlighted the U.N.’s Beijing Platform for Action and featured comics and cartoons.
Celebrate National Park Week, which ends April 29, with a digital 3-D tour of America’s famous landmarks.
There's plenty to see and do in Maryland. Whether it's a natural, historical or urban setting, you'll find plenty to do here.
Until a clear winner emerges in the presidential primaries, there will be speculation about "contested" conventions. Are we likely to see one this year?