A woman is thought to be spreading Ebola in a remote village. So health workers spend four hours trekking through the bush to track her down. By the time they make it, it’s too late.
Environmentalists are suing to stop Alabama from using nearly $60 million in BP oil spill recovery funds to build a new hotel on the beach. The project is one of dozens underway across the region.
Vandalism, violence and a dozen fires broke out in pockets of St. Louis County, Mo., in the tense hours following a grand jury’s decision not to indict the officer who fatally shot Michael Brown.
Years in the making, the new rules will require chain restaurants with 20 or more locations to post calorie information on their menus. Even movie theaters and vending machines are covered.
“There are Americans who agree with it,” President Obama says of the jury’s decision, “and there are Americans who are deeply disappointed — even angry. It’s an understandable reaction.”
Leading companies are keeping tight-lipped about what they’re doing to protect customers from similar attacks that have hit Target, Home Depot and other major retailers.
A look at the chronology of events leading to a grand jury’s decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown.
The University of California system recently approved a 5 percent tuition hike, annually, for up to five years. Students at UC Berkeley have taken the lead in protesting the measure.
There’s not enough evidence that screening the general public for vitamin D deficiency helps reduce the risk of disease, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force says.
“No probable cause exists” to file any indictments against police officer Darren Wilson, St. Louis County prosecuting attorney Robert McCulloch said Monday night.
A big shift has occurred over the past few years: Tech companies now control how you get news and what news you get. Should journalism companies be building and deploying more technology?
For this week’s Sandwich Monday, we make our own holiday turkey — out of hot dogs.
If you’re giving nonperishables to a food pantry this year, skip the sodium-packed soups and focus on nutrient-dense foods, hunger advocates say. Some of them may be cheaper, too.
More people will be driving and flying this Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Gasoline isn’t the only thing that’s cheaper. Turkey is too, along with its companions, stuffing and cranberries.
President Obama announced the defense secretary’s resignation Monday morning. Chuck Hagel clashed with White House adviser Susan Rice on Syria policy, and he never made it into Obama’s inner circle.