The germs caused a urinary tract infection in a Pennsylvania woman that was difficult to treat. The bacteria were resistant to the drug often used as the last-ditch treatment, but another one worked.
The deep-sea researchers were surveying an ocean ridge near Hawaii. “Where did this guy come from? Holy cow!” said one researcher when he saw the huge sponge. They say it’s the largest ever recorded.
Those convicted of targeting law enforcement and emergency crews can now face stricter penalties. “The overarching message is that hate crimes will not be tolerated in Louisiana,” the governor said.
Obama has sought to reduce the world’s nuclear stockpile throughout his tenure. Yet he’s also put the U.S. on course to spend some $1 trillion on upgrading its aging nuclear arsenal.
Cities and towns are preparing for mosquito season and the threat of the Zika virus by spreading pesticides. It worked for the West Nile virus but may not be as effective for controlling Zika.
Typically women are the ones who get involved with reproductive rights and family planning. But there are exceptions.
Companies cultivating a healthful image often list “evaporated cane juice” in their products’ ingredients. But the FDA says it’s really just sugar, and that’s what food labels should call it.
An independent review found that the university failed to adequately handle reports of harassment and assault and, in some cases, actively discouraged students from coming forward.
Pumping breast milk may seem optional, but women who don’t pump or breast-feed on a regular schedule risk engorgement, a painful condition that can lead to infection and other medical complications.
New Yorker writer Jane Mayer discusses conservative activist James O’Keefe’s latest botched sting operation, and the new kind of political opposition research O’Keefe pioneered.
The Government Accountability Office report also finds that the nuclear system is coordinated on a 1970s-era computer. The parts are so obsolete that it’s difficult to find replacements.
The president has declared a tomato state of emergency in the northern sector.
These descendants of wild boars were brought over from Europe decades ago. They’re highly invasive and hugely destructive — threatening native bears and deer in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
The module known as BEAM can be folded so it takes up less room in a cargo rocket, and then expanded once it reaches space. Or at least that’s the hope.
Garnering support of 1,238 delegates out of 1,237 needed, Trump is now the Republican Party’s presumptive nominee.