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Jacqueline Whitt says in order to turn her life around and get her kids back...
As President Obama pushes to overhaul the criminal justice system, three former inmates share what it's like to strive for success on the outside — and what it takes to leave an old life behind.
The Turkish television industry is booming. Audience numbers spike at the end of Ramadan, when viewers around the world tune in in massive numbers — but there's year-round enthusiasm, too.
Greg O'Brien and his wife are finding it more difficult to drive to and from...
As his Alzheimer's progresses, journalist Greg O'Brien and his wife have decided it's time to leave the home where they raised their three kids. The move is turning up some sweet discoveries.
Days after the comedian was diagnosed with breast cancer, she performed at the Largo nightclub in Los Angeles. Her stand-up routine, which became an album titled Live, was an instant hit.
A new documentary looks at the lives of some who took part in Northern Ireland's sectarian conflict, which lasted 30 years. Many are in their 60s now, grappling with their roles in a violent past.
Head coach Po-Shen Loh (far left) and assistant coaches John Berman and Alex...
America's top math students went head-to-head with competitors from more than 100 countries — and they won. "If you can even solve one question," their head coach says, "you're a bit of a genius."