Since 2009, a federal watchdog has levied only 22 penalties against health care organizations for failing to safeguard information about patients.
Only one in five Ph.D.s in science, engineering and health end up with faculty teaching or research positions within five years of completing their degrees. But universities keep churning them out.
The 70-year-old, best known for the stadium rock anthem “Rock & Roll (Part 2),” was convicted for sex offenses during the 1970s and ’80s against three girls between the ages of 8 and 13.
The Citadel at the heart of the Kurdish city of Erbil has been inhabited for six millennia. Now, amid war and destruction, it’s undergoing a much-needed restoration and upgrade of city services.
Zylast is a hand sanitizer that offers protection far longer than alcohol-based products or chlorine solution. That’s why USAID has named it one of its “Fighting Ebola Grand Challenge” winners.
Avijit Roy’s writings denounced fundamentalist thought and earned him death threats from Islamist groups. His wife, Rafida Ahmed, who was with him during the attack Thursday, was severely wounded.
Police say a gunman is among those who died following a series of shootings in multiple locations Thursday night.
Millions of Americans might not be able to afford insurance if the Supreme Court rules the government erred in making subsidies available in all states. Arguments are
The Senate has voted to fund Homeland Security through Sept. 30. But it will likely also take up a three-week extension of funding that is moving forward in the House.
There are two narratives about Mohammed Emwazi’s past that attempt to explain how the man who grew up in West London became internationally notorious.
The Labor Department will draft new rules requiring retirement advisers to put consumers’ best interests first. The industry warns low-income people might lose out on financial planning advice.
Bush has appeared almost exclusively before friendly audiences since leaving the Florida governorship eight years ago, but today he faces a crowd of conservative activists.
New Hampshire is the first state to outlaw voting booth selfies. Some call the ban unconstitutional and are challenging it in court. Others argue selfies compromise privacy and enable voter coercion.
Similar legislation has been proposed in North Dakota and Wyoming to allow concealed firearms on K-12 school grounds and college campuses, as a part of a larger effort to expand gun owners’ rights.
New episodes of Netflix’s House of Cards debut today, and NPR TV critic Eric Deggans says this season’s challenges may please critics who say the show’s vision of Washington, D.C. runs too smoothly.