The WHO says there’s strong evidence that excessive sugar is bad for us. So it’s recommending that we cut back significantly.
More than 16,000 children have lost a parent to Ebola. Almost all of these children have found a home with a relative, but they still lack basic needs, such as food and clothes for school.
Oil companies hope to build the nation’s largest oil-by-rail terminal on the Columbia River in Washington. Proponents say it will bring economic growth, but others fear it could mean fiery accidents.
Over the next two years, McDonald’s will transition its U.S. restaurants to a new antibiotics policy. Several of the chain’s competitors have also committed to curb antibiotics in their supply chain.
The district has made progress, but many students are stuck with broken strings, squeaky horns and out-of-tune pianos.
If the Supreme Court strikes down subsidies, millions of people could no longer afford health insurance. And premiums for others would rise dramatically, as healthier people leave the marketplace.
The government also says it will investigate how the makers of India’s Daughter got permission to interview one of the men convicted of the brutal rape and killing of a 23-year-old woman in New Delhi.
Since the beginning of the republic, regular presidential vetoes have been overridden only 7 percent of the time, and that percentage falls to 4 percent if you include the sneakier “pocket veto.”
The grand jury documents left doubt, but federal investigators say they found “no credible evidence to disprove [Officer Darren] Wilson’s perception that Brown posed a threat.”
A prominent journalist with a sick child quit her job and produced an eye-opening look at the consequences of China’s air pollution problem. Some 200 million have watched it since the weekend.
The IRS and the Education Department already have the power to make the FAFSA easier without cutting questions. So why haven’t they?
Racist emails and shocking statistics will be on display when the Justice Department (officially) releases a report about the Ferguson Police Department.
Many people check up on hospitals before they check in as patients. But there’s a catch. A hospital that gets lauded by one group can be panned by another.
Misao Okawa of Japan is now 117. She has reigned as the world’s oldest living person since 2013, when Guinness World Records certified that she was 115.
The Microsoft co-founder says his team found the ship’s wreckage in the Sibuyan Sea off the Philippines. The vessel was sunk during the Battle of Leyte Gulf in 1944.