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Host Melissa Block speaks to West Virginia University law professor James Van Nostrand about the impact of EPA power plant rules in his state.
The official recognition by the International Olympic Committee means that disc sports are now eligible for future Olympic Games.
Sultan 'Ali 'Adil Shah II Slays a Tiger (ca. 1660) is part of the Metropolit...
Navina Haidar, an Islamic art curator at the Met, says she isn't interested in ideology: "The only place where we allow ourselves any passion is in the artistic joy ... of something that's beautiful."
Babajide Bello of the tech company Andela takes a selfie with AOL's Steve Ca...
Young entrepreneurs in Africa say that they're leading a tech movement from the ground up. They think technology can solve social ills. But critics wonder if digital fixes can make a dent.
Not only did the family trade their urban life for one in a beautiful valley...
More than 80 percent of people in South Korea live in cities. But in the past few years, there has been a shift. Tens of thousands of South Koreans are relocating to the countryside each year.
Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina made landfall near Pearlington, Miss., a ti...
Tiny Pearlington, Miss., was obliterated 10 years ago. In a town of 1,700, only two houses stood relatively unscathed. Volunteers did most rebuilding, for better or worse, and recovery has been slow.