Six years ago, husband-and-wife scientists used gene therapy to cure colorblindness in monkeys. Now they’re trying to make it work for the millions of people with faulty color vision.
A recent lawsuit raises a red flag about traces of arsenic in some lower-cost California wines. But, by Canadian standards, the trace levels are acceptable.
Marines have to carry a pack that weights more than 100 pounds. For some of the women training in the Mojave Desert to join combat units, that nearly matches their body weight.
Maybe it’s a sign that the U.S. does have influence in the Middle East. Lebanon’s newest reality show, The Sisters, might look familiar. It features a trio of sisters who are into fashion big time.
Advances in cancer treatments have made some forms of the disease a chronic condition. But protracted treatment, even when successful, comes at a high personal toll for patients and their families.
The health care law has sliced the number of uninsured by a third. Yet it remains deeply polarizing, and its fate could be decided by the Supreme Court and the coming presidential election.
Laparascopic surgery can be faster, safer and cheaper, but patients don’t always get the choice even if it’s appropriate, a study finds. Using it more often would reduce complications and save money.
State television, which is now controlled by the Houthis, said the rebels have seized an airbase that was critical to U.S. drone operations against al-Qaida. The base is just 35 miles from Aden.
These days, flying with both the defense hawks who want more money for the Pentagon and the budget hawks who want to attack the deficit has become more difficult within the GOP.
Kpetermeni Siakor was 900 miles from home when Ebola struck. But with special software, he helped direct volunteers and supplies to the right spots.
At issue is an employer’s responsibilities under the Pregnancy Discrimination Act. The decision gives a former UPS driver another chance to show the company discriminated against her.
In a 5-to-4 ruling, the justices called a district court decision that upheld the state’s redistricting plan, which overloaded some districts with black Democrats, “legally erroneous.”
An independent review of how the FBI implemented the recommendations made in the 9/11 Commission Report also says new threats to the U.S. challenged the bureau’s “change-resistant culture.”
One hundred and fifty people are believed to have died when Germanwings Flight 4U 9525 crashed Tuesday. The passengers were from at least 15 countries, including the U.S., Iran and Israel.
Figuring out the penalty for not signing up for health insurance is just one complication. Tax filers who made more money last year than they anticipated may have to pay back some of their subsidy.