Instead Of Staring At Screens, These Kids Stared At Faces A recent study from researchers at UCLA found that kids who spent a week at outdoor camp — away from all electronic devices — got a lot better at picking up emotion in other people's faces.
Secret Service Chief On White House Breach: It Won't Happen Again Going into Julia Pierson's hearing before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Tuesday, President Obama has expressed confidence in her and the agency she leads. Will that change?
Wearing Caffeine Won't Help You Lose Weight The FTC hit several companies for deceptive advertising, after claims that leggings and other items were infused with microcapsules of caffeine. The only thing that gets slimmer is your wallet.
Millennial Jews Do An About-Face, Start Keeping Kosher According to a 2013 Pew Research Center study, nearly a fourth of millennial Jews are keeping kosher. That's almost twice the rate of their baby-boomer parents.
In Michigan, A Low-Key Campaign For A High-Stakes Senate Seat GOP candidate Terri Lynn Land is taking it slow when it comes to public events. Her opponent, Democrat Rep. Gary Peters, leads in polls, but the race is close.
Secret Service Director To Face Tough Question At House Hearing Lawmakers will question Secret Service Director Julia Pierson on how a man was able to jump the White House fence, cross the lawn and get into the White House before being stopped by agents.
Spanish Court Suspends Catalonia's Independence Vote Spain's northeast region of Catalonia wants to hold an independence vote. But Spain's highest court has blocked a vote planned for November — making it illegal to continue organizing the referendum.
China Sentences Professor Accused Of Separatist Activities China sentenced Ilham Tohti, an advocate for the mostly Muslim minority Uighers, to life in prison after a closed-door trial. His daughter, Jewher Ilham, who lives in Indiana, talks to Steve Inskeep.
Hong Kong Protesters Give Government A Deadline To Respond The civil disobedience movement has set an Oct. 1 deadline for the city's unpopular chief executive to meet their demands for democracy. The also want him to step down as leader of Hong Kong.