New York Times reporter Eric Lichtblau discusses the FBI’s investigation of shooter Omar Mateen prior to the Orlando attack, as well as the bureau’s broader efforts to pinpoint suspected terrorists.
A Department of Health and Human Services proposal and an increase in funding could reduce the backlog in appeals of denied Medicare claims by 2021, six years sooner than without the changes.
Three days into the Wimbledon tennis championships, Nike’s new pleated dress has some players looking for ways to keep their wardrobe from interfering with their job: winning tennis matches.
It will now prioritize posts from friends and family — potentially bad news for media companies relying on Facebook for traffic. The company has been under pressure to defend its political neutrality.
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Surgery can be emotionally and physically stressful for children. A California anesthesiologist has come up with a way to reduce anxiety that’s safer, cheaper and much more entertaining.
An initiative has officially obtained enough signatures to be placed on November’s ballot. It would allow adults to possess up to an ounce of marijuana and grow up to six plants for recreational use.
Environmental groups have asked the U.S. to give the prized fish protection under the Endangered Species Act. Some scientists and activists say the chances are slim but the action is long overdue.
It’s a disfiguring disease spread by the bite of sand flies. And there are fears that the Syrian refugee problem is triggering a dramatic increase in cases.
In an interview with NPR’s Steve Inskeep, the president acknowledges “parallels” between the U.S. election and Britain’s vote to leave the EU. But “the differences are greater than the similarities.”
Some doctors are finding that virtual travel — to Venice, a Hawaiian beach or Africa — can open new worlds to people confined by low mobility, dementia, or depression.
More than 230 people were injured on Tuesday in an attack by three suicide bombers, Turkish authorities say. Less than a day later, flights have resumed at Europe’s third-busiest airport.
What separates good preschool from bad? A new report maps out some key answers by studying successful programs.
The world’s second largest diamond goes on the auction block today for an expected $70 milllion. How much do diamond sales benefit Botswana’s citizens?
Arizona is getting so hot during the summer days, one construction site in Phoenix has to redefine “nightlife” and pour concrete at 1 a.m.