It's a new kind of brinksmanship for U.S. doctors: caring for patients with life-threatening diseases when the supply of critical drugs threatens to disappear.
If you buy organic products, your options may be about to expand. The U.S. and the European Union are announcing that they will soon treat each other's organic standards as equivalent.
As several states debate measures to legalize gay marriage, New Hampshire is considering a repeal of its same-sex marriage law.
Republicans rarely meet a tax cut that they don't like. Now that they have found one, they are finding it politically impossible to stop it.
Through the smog and the smeariness of the seemingly ceaseless process of selecting a president, one thing is clear: Americans are seething.
Voters are hearing a lot about health care this year. Republicans want to make the 2012 elections a referendum on the health care law that President Obama signed two years ago.
A year ago today, tens of thousands of Egyptians gathered in Cairo's Tahrir Square and celebrated a previously unimaginable achievement: the
Gray wolves were taken off the endangered species list in Idaho and Montana last year and put under state control. But they're still on the list in neighboring Wyoming.
There's an old joke around newsrooms: News is something that happens to your editor. If you'll pardon the self-indulgence, I'm going to take this truism one step further: News is
Pity the poor news junkie, waiting bleary-eyed at the witching hour, wondering how to feel about the latest events in the Republican nominating contest.
President Obama says it's time for Syrian President Bashar Assad to step down. Yet Monday's decision to shut down the U.S.
StateImpact Idaho's Molly Messick reports on two people coping with the lingering effects of an economic downturn.
A half-century ago, autopsies — sometimes called the ultimate medical audit — were an integral part of American health care, performed on roughly half of all patients who died in hospit
And now the final preparations for Super Bowl Sunday. Chips and salsa? Check. Buffalo wings and beer? Got 'em. Recliner? Wait, what?
This story was written and reported by a GlobalPost correspondent in Damascus, whose name has been withheld for security reasons.