In a country where the tradition of gun ownership goes back to the founding of the nation, any talk of taking guns away triggers an emotional reaction on both sides.
Rao never spoke out about what she and many other women suffer on a daily basis. And she says her silence was part of the problem.
US Secretary of State John Kerry has begun work as America's top diplomat. On his first day in office, he stressed the need to protect universal human rights.
Woods spends more than half the year on tour, with many of those dates in countries around the globe.
Some people's ears produce wax like busy little bees. This can be a problem even though earwax appears to serve an important purpose.
Laser is short for Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation. The idea behind lasers is complex.
Every people has its own way of saying things, its own special expressions. Many everyday American expressions are based on colors.
Samia Melhem works for the World Bank to increase information technologies in Africa. She says mobile phones are the fastest growing technology on the continent.
Most cervical cancer is caused by certain types of the human papillomavirus, or HPV. It’s transmitted through sex.
President Obama travels to Minneapolis, Minnesota, to promote proposals for reducing gun violence.
This Sunday, people around the world will witness two teams as they battle for the championship of American professional football.
The judge on Thursday ordered that switches controlled by outside censors be disconnected.