Reid, the Nevada Democrat, is wrapping up a 30-year run in Congress. "I agree with the American people - I don't have a real high regard for Congress either, because we're not getting things done."
Overall, U.S. life expectancy dipped in 2015 — the first drop since 1993. That's because the death rate went up between 2014 and 2015, driven by an increase in mortality among people younger than 65.
Years after Pearl Harbor and decades before a proposed "Muslim registry," Sammy Lee tried to "prove that in America, I could do anything." America hasn't always been convinced.
Rents in the Bay Area are among the highest in the country, pushing many artists into illegal work/live spaces like the Ghost Ship, where a fire left 36 dead. Now, officials vow to step up regulation.
Former GOP senator and presidential candidate Bob Dole helped Taiwan connect with the Trump transition team. Federal disclosure reports show Dole has lobbied for Taiwan for nearly two decades.
A Pew Research Center study finds that people do not feel as overloaded by information as they did a decade ago. In fact, people with more access to information find it helps them simplify their life.
A new report from the Overseas Development Institute finds that impoverished children are working long hours in violation of the country's labor laws.
President-elect Donald J. Trump said on the campaign trail that school choice is "the new civil rights issue of our time." But talk of school choice is, at best, confusing.
Early intervention for treating psychosis and grants to train more psychologists and psychiatrists are just some of the ways the legislation would change mental health services.
America remembers the fallen — and how the nation responded to what President Franklin Roosevelt called a "date which will live in infamy."
Royal Dutch Shell has signed an agreement to develop oil and gas fields in Iran, despite the nuclear deal's uncertain future. It's the largest energy company to return since sanctions were lifted.
Linda McMahon is the co-founder of the pro-wrestling enterprise World Wrestling Entertainment. The Republican twice ran to become the first female U.S. senator for Connecticut, but lost both bids.
This study doesn't prove that optimism actually causes better health or postpones death. But it joins a growing body of evidence suggesting that they're fellow travelers.
Betsy DeVos is the president-elect's candidate for Secretary of Education. The Michigan philanthropist favors a free-market competition and choice approach to school reform.
Pruitt has made no secret of his disdain for the Environmental Protection Agency — his official biography calls him "a leading advocate against the EPA's activist agenda."
With tantalizing twists like liqueur, coffee and spices, kids may turn up their little red noses at these decadent delights — but that just leaves more for you and your adult friends.
Authorities say it's still too soon to tell what caused the fire, but that there is no evidence it was intentional.
Those onboard included former pop singer Junaid Jamshed, according to local media. Pakistan's aviation agency says the crash seems to have been an accident, not the result of an attack.
The Fox News host tells Fresh Air that she worries about Trump's "de-legitimization" of the media. "Too many millions of Americans aren't listening at all to what the press tells them," Kelly says.
At this bustling Nebraska railroad hub, volunteers — mostly women — greeted and fed about 6 million soldiers. And the taste of those home front meals was a comfort to troops on the battlefield.