The World Health Organization warns of more than 20,000 cases by early November if help doesn’t arrive quickly in West Africa. The CDC projects 1.4 million cases by late January.
For the first time in more than 40 years, both the overall crime rate and the overall incarceration rate have fallen by around 10 percent in a roughly five-year span, the attorney general says.
Many brokers feared the new federal health law would make them obsolete. But more than 40 percent of people who signed up for insurance via Kentucky’s state exchange used a broker.
Companies like Anheuser-Busch pay hundreds of millions to be identified with the NFL’s aura. The last thing they want is to be associated with scandal, but it might be financially tough to walk away.
The founding father of “microcredit” is helping to judge a contest with maxidollars: the Clinton Global Initiative’s Hult Prize, granting $1 million to a new business idea that’ll help the poor.
Business and consumer groups say Congress needs to reform taxes, but few expect change soon. In fact, Treasury’s tweaks to tax law may diminish the political will to address broader tax reform.
Research suggests that women may not be getting the information they need to make informed decisions about prenatal genetic testing, particularly invasive tests that can harm the fetus.
An ulcer drug is dramatically changing the face of back-alley abortions in developing countries and cutting the rate of maternal deaths. Misoprostol is widely available even where abortion is banned.
The group, which was targeted by U.S. airstrikes in Syria last night, has been on the U.S. radar for a while. Intelligence officials say they have tracked its individual members for years.
The Grammy-winning singer posed in the nude (in a G-rated way) to draw attention to a dozen charities. Here’s a look at the goals of the global players — and what they’d do if money were no object.
Supporters of the controversial, high-priced treatment say routine coverage would help propel research that would support its use. Skeptics say that approach is backward.
The poll by Pew’s Religion & Public Life Project also shows that three-quarters of survey participants believe religion’s influence on American life is waning.
Maximus Thaler really puts his money (or at least, his morals) where his mouth is when it comes to food waste. He’s a dumpster diver. And he’s happy to share tips for foraging from trash bins safely.
The president praised the five Arab nations that joined in airstrikes against extremists in Syria and said it should be clear that there are “no safe havens” for those who threaten America.
Acting on recently received information, soldiers from Israel’s special forces raided a building in the West Bank where the two men had been hiding early this morning.