Is this 2014 or 1348? The plague — yes, the infamous Black Death — was reported in China and Colorado. It’s the same disease as the Middle Ages pandemic. Only now we know how to treat it.
More than a dozen people have been killed at the school used as a shelter in Beit Hanoun, according to Palestinian officials.
Sen. John Walsh lifted at least a quarter of his United States Army War College master’s thesis, according to a report in The New York Times. Walsh was appointed to the Senate in February.
Fouad Massoum, who has a long history in Iraqi politics, took the oath of office vowing to protect the constitution and the unity of the country.
Most people can’t tell when they’re having the irregular heartbeat called atrial fibrillation that puts them at risk of stroke. Simply learning to take your own pulse could help, researchers say.
For the first time since Tuesday, the Federal Aviation Administration is allowing flights to Israel. The death toll in Gaza has now surpassed 700.
The MD83 aircraft was about an hour into its flight from Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso to Algiers. It was carrying 116 passengers, including six crew members.
Officials who were attempting to put inmate Joseph Wood to death instead watched him gasp and snort for more than an hour, Wood’s attorney says. Gov. Jan Brewer has ordered a review of the process.
The latest version of the DISCLOSE Act, which would force donor disclosure on outside organizations that engage in election politics, is facing now-familiar opposition from Republican lawmakers.
The legislation would require any politically active group that spends more than $10,000 to list its donors.
A new book claims the organic label can’t be trusted, especially on food that’s imported. Yet there is a global system for verifying the authenticity of organic food, and it mostly seems to work.
Fire crews have been battling several major fires in central and eastern Washington, including one that has stretched over 250,000 acres.
The radical Islamic State and former associates of Saddam Hussein have fought together against Iraq’s government. But the fault lines between the unlikely partners are beginning to show.
Around the U.S., food assistance agencies are trying to come up with new ways to feed hungry kids in the summer. In Hopkins County, Ky., they’re using mobile vans to take food to where kids live.
Republicans say a sting in which false identities were used to sign up for health care has revealed a major problem. Democrats question the premise that people would try to steal insurance.