The Justice Dept. says about 40,000 prisoners may eventually be eligible for release as part of a new program aimed at reducing prison populations.
Other reason behind surprising move
The president touted the historic 12-nation Pacific Rim trade agreement on Tuesday, urging farmers to 'push Congress hard' to approve it.
Reason lawmakers are skeptical
Residents saw the first sunny day in nearly two weeks on Tuesday as they began cleanup efforts, but officials warned new evacuations may come.
Areas with biggest threat of danger
The engine of the 41-year-old El Faro, which set out on its doomed voyage into the path of Hurricane Joaquin last week, needed to be retrofitted.
NTSB investigation launched
Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill on Tuesday aimed at closing the pay gap between men and women. Advocates say it's one of the nation's 'strongest.'
How it will impact the workplace
The agency slammed a startup with the largest civil penalty ever for a business of its kind after the company flew the devices without permission.
Huge amount illegal act will cost
There are a few ways to get the Internet's attention while on a game show -- and 7-game winner Matt's awkward introduction is one of them.
Stare down everyone's talking about
Kris, Kourtney, Kim, Khloe, Kendall and Kylie are all fully clothed, but the cover is still causing a stir.
3 words that created backlash
Caleb Logan Bratayley's mom Katie said her son died Thursday of 'natural causes' -- and now, she's sharing what new findings have confirmed.
How 'seemingly healthy boy' died
Gerod Roth shared a post featuring his co-worker's son, and his friend's comments caused a huge uproar. Now, Gerod's fighting back.
Cruel comments cost him his job
The film 'Awake' has scared so many people that the AANA had to address it, but the truth is, waking up during the procedure is not impossible.
7 little-known facts about anesthesia
Experts say a rhythmic, repetitive cry could mean your baby's tired. An intense cry accompanied by fidgeting could suggest colic. That's just two.
Crying style that suggests pain
When wounded Army veteran Justin married his long-time love Carol last Saturday, he knew exactly who he wanted by his side on the big day.
Loyal pal stealing everyone's hearts
The legendary astronaut shared his plans for the future of space travel with AOL.com, including his thoughts on how 'to make Earth a better place.'
Planet he thinks we should colonize
A store owner was fed up with being robbed time after time, so he came up with an elaborate plan to catch the next person to try to steal from him.
Clever trap caught on tape
Katie's 10-month-old son got a little excited while they were eating at Texas Roadhouse -- but others at the restaurant were not amused.
Rude letter left at her table
The 50-year-old supermodel recently fell victim to a Photoshop prank -- but she proved she's still got it in an itty bitty suit on a trip with her hubby.
Photo bound to make you envious
Anyone who gets their hair colored knows that outgrowth is inevitable, but we don't always have time to get back to the salon for a touchup.
Make dark roots disappear with this
The pop star took in the Hermes show during Paris Fashion Week with her hubby, Wissam Al Mana.
Couple kept low profile in front row
Antonio was involved in an accident 20 years ago that left him with severe burns -- and when he walked into a Del Taco restaurant, he was insulted.
Cruel remark that left him in tears
In 'Beyond the Horizon,' Deepak Chopra chats with Jared Leto about the 'grisly' fate of humanity and who he sees as the 'conscience of society.'
Only people tyrants and despots fear
The chairman of Loews Hotels opened up about a golden rule he uses to craft correspondence to steer clear of sending the wrong message.
'Never start a paragraph with ...'
Meri Brown, the first wife of polygamist Kody Brown, made a huge admission about a scary online dating mishap she experienced recently.
Disturbing situation she 'regrets'
The rush-hour crash happened on Interstate 20 near Leeds, Alabama, Tuesday -- and Deputy Ric made waves with his kind act on the scene.
Rest of photo reveals simple gesture
Sarah Palin's daughter is 7 months into her second pregnancy and showed off her new curves in a swimsuit cover-up.
Sweet snap of the mom-to-be
Researchers at the University of Westminster set out to find which countries had the toughest parents -- and the results a pretty surprising.
How it's linked to education
A sliver of older workers can identify the percentage by which their payments will increase if they put off collecting their benefits, a survey said.
Why waiting has its perks
The pop power couple just put down new roots in Los Angeles and are reportedly renting a $45 million Holmby Hills palace.
Famous previous owner of the home
The comedian is doing just fine -- but she was almost part of one of the most iconic casts in TV history.
Huge show she almost joined
Police warned residents to stay away from the Community College of Philadelphia campus Tuesday after a student was held at gunpoint.
Threatening note posted online
The fact that Daisy is at the helm is one thing, but the part we suspect is making this video go viral is how in control she seems to be.
Watch: Steering is really very smooth
Where you retire can determine how vibrant your final years are and perhaps even how long you live.
Place residents are apparently free of many chronic diseases
Foreign brands may dominate this list of the best companies selling cars in America, but a surprising domestic automaker makes a strong showing.
Unlikely brand lands in 7th spot
The stunning supermodel cozied up to singer John Mellencamp during a recent trip to the Big Apple.
Lovebirds pack on the PDA
You don't have to be a celebrity mom to totally relate. Here's what caused their 'sweet' scuffle.
Hope Kim's ready for Halloween
A popular tactic people use to deal with a fever may give you temporary relief, but it can actually do you more harm than good.
Action that makes you sicker, longer
For more than two months, one cable network claims it sent daily interview requests to Marco Rubio. But each time, the campaign seems to pass.
Absence he's had on 1 channel
In her lawsuit, Chloe Goins claims Bill Cosby drugged her at the Playboy Mansion and she awoke to a frightening situation.
What she says Cosby was doing
Last week, a fan of the band Chvrches got more than he bargained for when he yelled 'Marry me!' at the singer.
Cringe-worthy exchange he probably regrets
"I'm hoping this summer is the first time we go out on a full world tour. I'm terrified"
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