A woman’s family is stuck with medical charges for care she received after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Negotiating relief from the bills has become a part-time job for her daughter.
The latest edition of the dictionary of the Swedish language contains a new pronoun among its 13,000 new words — “hen,” to go along with he (“han”) and she (“hon”).
In an effort to connect teenagers with mental health services, New York is testing counseling via text for high school students. They join a growing trend.
Airstrikes and anti-aircraft fire rocked the capital, Sanaa, while Houthi rebels continued their push into southern Yemen. Meanwhile, Arab foreign ministers gathered in Egypt.
The state’s governor says he would temporarily OK a program in one county after dozens of new infections were reported stemming from the injection of the prescription drug Opana.
There are questionnaires that aim to identify people at risk of killing themselves. But the tests are flawed — and it’s not at all clear they’d be effective in assessing the mental state of pilots.
In the wake of the apparently deliberate crash of a German airliner, carriers in Europe, the Middle East and Asia say they will emulate a U.S. rule requiring two people in the cockpit at all times.
The Democratic leader later told Nevada Public Radio he was endorsing Sen. Chuck Schumer of New York, the Senate’s No. 3 Democrat, to succeed him as minority leader when his term ends in 22 months.
The president called the show “one of the greatest, not just television shows, but pieces of art in the last couple of decades.” Their conversation was about the effects of the war on drugs.
A Nashville middle school is test-driving a big idea: To put a great teacher in charge of multiple classrooms.
The Duesseldorf prosecutor also said torn-up sick notes for the day of the crash supported that “preliminary assessment.” He did not say what the illness was. Tuesday’s crash killed 150 people.
Some of the seafood that winds up in American grocery stores, in restaurants, even in cat food, may have been caught by Burmese slaves, a year-long investigation by the Associated Press finds.
During astronaut Scott Kelly’s year in space, scientists will compare his physiology with that of his twin brother, Mark, to study the effect of prolonged space flight on the human body.
Several crimes around the U.S. have been tied to the website’s in-person transactions. So police departments are offering up their parking lots to provide a secure space for buying and selling stuff.
Ugaaso Abukar Boocow left when she was a toddler to escape the Civil War. Now she’s back, and Instagram is making her famous as she shares upbeat views of her homeland.