After being found found unconscious in her home Tuesday afternoon, folk music icon Joni Mitchell has been hospitalized in Los Angeles.
She was born in 1898. And now comes word that Japan's Misao Okawa has died at age 117. She had been the world's oldest person since 2013, according to Guinness World Records.
Diplomats from the seven countries involved are sending mixed signals, one day after the deadline lapsed for reaching a deal on Iran's nuclear program.
The Education Department says it's keeping a close eye on 556 colleges and universities that do a poor job of complying with federal regulations and handling federal financial aid.
Omar Shekhey left engineering to start a nonprofit that helps refugees navigate their new lives near Atlanta. He also drives a cab — and often gives the money to families to help them settle in.
The product is called snus — a tiny bag of tobacco that users slip between the lip and gum. A Swedish maker claims the product is safer than cigarettes, cigars and chewing tobacco.
The defense rested its case Tuesday in the trial of admitted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Because of holidays and judicial housekeeping duties, the trial won't resume until next week.
President Obama commuted 22 sentences for federal prisoners serving time for drug-related crimes. He said that under current laws, those inmates would have already been released.
The Secret Service, said Rep. Jason Chaffetz, is refusing to allow his committee to interview two agents involved in the investigation of a potential bomb near the White House.
Two of the state's largest tribes win class action lawsuit alleging that the state routinely put their children in foster care without due process