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Hispanic teens more likely to use drugs, study says

Hispanic teens are more likely to use illicit drugs such as marijuana, ecstasy and cocaine, compared with their African-American and Caucasian counterparts, according to a new study.

Be of good cheer: Compromise settles Florida school district's short-skirt flap

A compromise is putting rah, rah, rah back in place of no, no, no at a Florida school that had banned cheerleader skirts administrators said were too revealing for the classroom.

Syrian crisis: Latest developments

 Syria warned the United States on Friday that it is prepared to confront any aggression against the war-torn nation.

Study: U.S. Hispanic population dispersing but still anchored in 3 states

The American Hispanic population is dispersing across the country, but is still anchored mainly in three states, according to a new study released Thursday.

Study says not to expect Obamacare premium spike

A new study released Thursday by the nonprofit RAND Corporation estimates that consumers purchasing health insurance on the individual market will see little or no increase in their premiums when the Affordable Care Act is more fully implemente

'Every Day is a Food Holiday' app launched

Food.com today announced the launch of their first-ever mobile app, Every Day Is a Food Holiday for iPhone® and iPad®.

Detroit grapples with stray dog epidemic

Nineteen-year-old James Johnson found a young pit bull puppy running up Seven Mile Road in Detroit this week. He took her in and named her Trina.

Text a driver in New Jersey, and you could see your day in court

We've all heard the dictum: Don't text and drive. Now, a New Jersey state appeals court has an addendum: Don't text a driver -- or you could be held liable if he causes a crash.

Beaten teen shouldn't have been on bus, grandmother says

The teen who suffered a broken arm in a beating on a school bus "should never have been put on that bus" after complaining about classmates trying to sell him drugs, his grandmother says.