The chances are now practically nil. How did Cuba do it? And how are other countries faring by comparison?
The latest data on drug and device company payments to health professionals largely exclude nurse practitioners and physician assistants, even though they play an increasing role in patient care.
Pope Francis, the first pontiff from Latin America, was greeted by hundreds of thousands in Quito. Francis is scheduled to visit Bolivia and Paraguay next.
Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis said his resignation could help the prime minister negotiate a better deal with the EU. However, he said, he will wear the “loathing” of Greek creditors “with pride.”
The latest session made history on several fronts, and accepted cases for next year that will likely make still more. This year the liberals won a lot — but that doesn’t mean they will in the future.
Just outside this coastal city, five rivers converge in what feels like an alien world — what one conservationist calls “America’s Amazon. It is the wildest, most diverse place … in the country.”
Doctors tell surgical patients to get out of bed as soon as possible, but people with brain injuries are encouraged to rest. Now it looks like activity can benefit brain injured patients, too.
After nearly a decade of traveling through space, NASA’s New Horizons probe is about to arrive at Pluto. On Tuesday it will begin an intensive, weeklong study of the distant world.
Shark Week is here, and scientists are afraid. Not of the toothy swimmers — but of inaccuracies, bad science and the demonization of animals that aren’t as ferocious as Discovery Channel has made out.
The FBI is cracking down on rampant corruption in the Rio Grande Valley of South Texas. With voter fraud, drug smuggling and bribery a big part of border culture, it’s proving to be a difficult task.
In the first five minutes, Carli Lloyd scored two swift goals. Lauren Holiday brought the score up to 3, and then Lloyd scored from midfield for a hat trick. The team led 4-0 after just 15 minutes.
Greeks voted Sunday in a referendum that could decide whether the country stays in the eurozone. NPR’s Chris Arnold talks about the decisive vote against an austerity package from European leaders.
The secretary of state, who has been in talks in Vienna for the past several days, says an agreement could be done “quickly” if Tehran is prepared to compromise.
The main Shanghai stock index has dropped 30 percent since mid-June, triggering margin calls that have fueled further selling.
The Progress M-28M spacecraft delivered tons of food, water, oxygen, fuel and other supplies after previous attempts had ended in failure.