Ellen Kullman says she plans to retire on Oct. 16. DuPont’s stock was recently down nearly 40 percent from a peak in March.
In the 1960s, Chairman Mao Zedong ordered scientists to find a malaria antidote to help ailing soldiers in North Vietnam. Today’s Nobel Prize for medicine went to one of those researchers.
After months of impassioned debate over the ethics of physician-assisted suicide, California will become the fifth state to allow people who are terminally ill to hasten death with lethal drugs.
A day before the New York Yankees face the Houston Astros in the American League wild card game, CC Sabathia announces that he is entering rehab to get the help “needed to treat my disease.”
Gang violence wasn’t always rampant in El Salvador. The Rev. Gerardo Mendez, who works with youth in gang-controlled areas, sat down to talk about how gangs became so powerful in this small country.
A relative of one of the ship’s crew members says the man likely perished but that the family is still holding out some hope that he could be brought back alive.
The Democratic presidential candidate says she would act through executive action to close the “gun-show loophole” and tighten Internet sales, if Congress doesn’t act.
Although every state in the nation now has anti-bullying laws, it wasn’t clear if they have any bite in stopping bullies, until now. Clear objectives help a lot, researchers say.
Once reserved for the exclusive use of Chinese royalty, black rice these days has become the darling of gourmets seeking superior nutrition. Now geneticists have traced where this rare rice came from.
Refuse to share a pencil, reject a boy, say no to your imprisoned dad — all of these can get a teen girl killed in El Salvador’s gang war.
The Utah congressman who is challenging House GOP Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy is praised for sticking to his core principles and derided for going too hard after Planned Parenthood.
John Campbell, the top U.S. general in Afghanistan, said he was correcting initial reports that it was U.S. forces under fire from Taliban fighters. The weekend airstrike killed 22 civilians.
The U.S. and Pacific Rim countries reached agreement Monday on an ambitious pact that cuts trade barriers, sets new labor and environmental standards and protects intellectual property rights.
Faced with devastating floods, officials are urging people to stay home and off the roads. Gov. Nikki Haley says she spoke with President Obama about federal help Monday morning.
Steve Benjamin, mayor of Columbia, S.C., talks with Renee Montagne about the flooding that has crippled his city. On Sunday, almost 7 inches of rain fell, the most ever recorded in the city’s history.