The U.S. Justice Department is asking a federal judge in Texas to reconsider his order temporarily blocking federal rules that would have expanded medical leave benefits to some gay couples.
Woman's clothing retailer J.Jill said Tuesday that it is being acquired by an investment management firm.
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence's move to urge lawmakers to clarify a new religious-objections law that critics fear could allow discrimination against gays and lesbians came as Arkansas lawmakers passed similar legislation. A look at the latest developments:
Trevor Noah, the newly announced host of "The Daily Show," rejected the backlash over his graphic tweets targeting Jews and women as an unfair reflection of him and his comedy.
ABC's "General Hospital" earned a leading 28 nominations for Daytime Emmy awards, with four of its stars competing for honors as top actor or actress.
Negotiations over Iran's nuclear program resumed here Wednesday but were almost immediately beset by competing claims, just hours after diplomats abandoned a March 31 deadline to reach the outline of a deal and agreed to press on.
Lufthansa's chief executive said Wednesday it will take "a long, long time" to understand what led to a deadly crash in the French Alps last week.
The GOP's leading White House contenders have been drawn into a messy clash that highlights the party's strong opposition to same-sex marriage and threatens to inject social issues into the early stages of the presidential primaries.
Retail giant Wal-Mart says Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson should veto a religious-objection bill that critics say would open the door to widespread discrimination against gays and lesbians.
Joni Mitchell was in intensive care in a Los Angeles-area hospital on Tuesday, according to the Twitter account and website of the folk singer and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer.
From the biggest botanical gardens to the smallest backyard plots and terraces, there's a movement underway to make gardens work harder for the environment.
Cancer-fighting pink pineapples, heart-healthy purple tomatoes and less fatty vegetable oils may someday be on grocery shelves alongside more traditional products.
UConn men's basketball coach Kevin Ollie will not be traveling to the Final Four this week, abiding by a travel ban ordered by Connecticut's governor because of Indiana's new religious-objections law, the school announced Tuesday.
Arkansas lawmakers have given final approval to a religious-freedom bill that has drawn sharp criticism from opponents who say it opens the door to state-sanctioned discrimination against gays and lesbians.
Google is releasing its cheapest Chromebook laptops yet, two versions priced at $149 aimed at undercutting Microsoft's Windows franchise and gaining ground in even more classrooms.
It's the last terrestrial tourism frontier that nature lovers, adventurers and explorers are rushing to visit. This tourist season, more than 37,000 people are expected to visit the coldest continent on Earth.
Indiana governor Mike Pence attempted to put a new spin on the religious freedom law he signed last week. But photos from the ceremony point to what may be relationships with anti-gay lobbyists.
"Woman in Gold" is both a compelling historical melodrama and clunky legal procedural that's elevated by the presence of Helen Mirren.
The virtual streets of Google Maps are being transformed into Pac-Man's chomping grounds in celebration of April Fools' Day.
Amazon.com is now offering help around the house for a small price. CNET reporter Bridget Carey has more on the new service.
A nationwide crackdown on auto dealers has turned up widespread evidence of false ads, deceptive loans and fake odometer readings, the government said.
Mercedes dominated the 2014 Formula One season, they swept to a one-two finish in this year's season opener in Australia, and are expected to do so again at the Malaysian Grand Prix. How have they managed to leave the previous power teams in their wake?
An apple a day doesn't necessarily keep the doctor away. That's according to proverb-busting research that found daily apple eaters had just as many doctor visits as those who ate fewer or no apples.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will lead new programs totaling more than $185 million in HIV prevention funding for men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender people.
Are you looking for an LGBT getaway to the Promised Land? Israel plays host to three epic weekends that will have you revisiting by the time you're ready to return stateside. Here's the rundown.
Huntington Theatre Company brings the American classic "Come Back, Little Sheba" by William Inge to life in an intimate theatrical setting. David Cromer, the creative force behind "Our Town," explores desire and addiction in this portrait of a marriage.