Fewer shark fins are being imported into Hong Kong, the epicenter of shark-fin soup, a culinary delicacy. But while the trade in shark fins may be down, the trade in shark meat is still going strong.
With Clinton potentially prepping for a presidential run, her role in the Clinton Foundation raises questions about big contributions from foreign governments, corporations and individuals.
In King v. Burwell, Obamacare's opponents are challenging the ACA again, this time contending that a section of the law doesn't authorize subsidies to make mandated insurance affordable in 34 states.
The biggest political threat of the latest challenge to Obamacare is to the president, but Republicans wouldn't be winners either.
The agency says the labels for testosterone drugs must state they aren't approved to fight aging and may increase the risk for heart attacks and strokes.
FAA Administrator Michael Huerta tells a House panel that some vulnerabilities reported in a congressional study have been fixed, and the agency is working on others.
An estimated 40 percent of France's 7 million Muslims live in and around Paris, many of them in the poor suburbs. It's hard to escape the banlieues, even for those who work or attend school elsewhere.
Kenya has spent 25 years developing a purple "supertea" with high levels of antioxidants. The hope is that the tea will appeal to health-minded consumers and revive the country's struggling industry.
Becoming Internet-famous is a gold mine for some, a nightmare for others. The world of memes can pit free speech against the desire for privacy. And laws generally aren't keeping up, an expert says.
A Pennsylvania lawmaker wants to fine people who don't clean snow off their cars before getting on the road. Other states have similar laws. But for trucks, clearing the snow poses its own hazard.
After two months of questioning, a jury has been chosen for the trial of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Ten women and eight men, all white, were selected from the initial pool of more than 1,300 prospective jurors. They will be seated when opening statements begin Wednesday, and they’re expected to serve through June. […]
Chism’s lawyers had said police coerced the statement from the former Danvers High School student after he invoked his right to remain silent. He has pleaded not guilty to killing and raping his 24-year-old math teacher Colleen Ritzer.
The state’s highest court has ruled that Massachusetts’ ban on the possession of stun guns does not violate the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
Now that a federal appeals court has ruled again that the trial cannot be moved out of Boston, there is some speculation that perhaps the Boston bombing suspect will plead guilty — and avoid a trial.
Worcester police are still looking for the person responsible for a weekend shooting that sent two victims to the hospital.
Prosecutors in the Massachusetts murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez asked the judge Monday to let them tell jurors about his involvement in a friend’s shooting in Florida, saying it directly contradicts the argument his defense team has presented: He would not shoot a friend.