Three to four million dogs and cats are put to sleep in animal shelters across the United States each year.
A research report by the Pew Charitable Trusts says younger baby boomers and Generation Xers face an uncertain retirement because of reduced savings, high levels of debt, and losses during the Great Recession.
Palmer Elementary school third grader Denajah Cage, on right, walks the track at Briggs Park during Relay Recess on Friday, May 17, in support of the American Cancer Society.
"Even if you haven't been personally affected by cancer, everyone who signs up to take part in this event makes a difference!" Those are the words of Stevenson High School sophomore Delaney Weiland , who is among the volunteers on the Buffalo Grove/Stevenson High School Relay for Life committee.
Rights activists visiting abandoned government prisons in the first Syrian city to come under rebel control have found torture devices and other evidence that detainees were abused there, Human Rights Watch said in a report Friday.
McCaffrey's held its annual Grocers Fight Cancer Day Wednesday in Newtown, as well as at its three other locations.
Jason Richwine's Heritage Foundation study on the costs of immigration reform had far-reaching problems, a new study finds.
Speaking to business leaders Thursday in New York City, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said he remains 'very skeptical' of commissions of inquiry.
A hate motive clearly should not be ruled out in this brutal case. Regardless of what Tornovoy's sexual identity was, that the accused may have acted believing he was gay or apparently believe it's to their benefit to claim he was gay, is emblematic of a staggering level of homophobia and vulnerability of Russia's LGBT community.
The Commission for Public Complaints Against the RCMP is launching an investigation after a Human Rights Watch report was released earlier this year.
U.S. Rep. Kerry Bentivolio , R-Milford, is not taking responsibility for a fundraising email that went out in his name and was linked to a controversial report.
Canada is obstructing efforts to compensate three men who suffered torture in Syria - effectively ignoring a key recommendation from the United Nations Committee against Torture, says Amnesty International.
Amnesty International said Wednesday the arrests were "further evidence of the authorities' determination to clamp down on free speech" before the May 26 vote.
Speaking during the health budget vote debate in the National Assembly on Wednesday, Motsoaledi said government hoped to negotiate lower prices for the vaccine, which treats the Human Papilloma Virus - the major cause of cervical cancer among women.
The Indiana Natural Resources Commission has approved a 342-acre nature preserve in the tallgrass prairie region of the state's northwest corner.