North Carolina forcibly sterilized thousands of people between 1929 and 1976. The state has begun compensating victims, but some who were sterilized may never receive restitution from the fund.
After a four-day visit to Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone, she reports progress — along with the need for continued support.
There’s potentially some good news about Ebola: While cases are still rising in Sierra Leone, the outbreak shows signs of slowing in Liberia. Communities are banding together to get Ebola out.
A Florida jury found Dante Martin guilty of manslaughter for his role in the fatal hazing of drum major Robert Champion.
Where do you live? Health specialists think that simple question could make a difference in how doctors prevent and treat diseases for individuals. That’s expanding its storied role in public health.
Fear of the virus has prompted Pyongyang to ban tourism and quarantine all foreigners. It’s a curious stance since the Hermit Kingdom has plenty of more pressing health woes.
The government had proposed taxing Internet usage, but opponents claimed it the government was trying to impose a digital iron curtain on Hungary.
The Virgin Galactic Spaceship Two was undergoing a test flight when it crashed in the California desert. The spaceship is designed to take tourists to space.
Rita Jeptoo, the accomplished marathoner who holds the course record at Boston, has reportedly tested positive for a banned substance. The Majors said it’s awaiting a decision by the governing body.
Decades of effort to raise awareness of breast cancer hasn’t helped to reduce the death toll once it spreads. One woman living with metastatic breast cancer says it’s way past time for a change.
Kaci Hickox, who shows no symptoms of Ebola and has repeatedly refused to submit to a voluntary 21-day quarantine, must stay away from public places and maintain a 3-foot buffer.
The French town of Vendarques has banned people from dressing up as clowns for a month starting today. The move follows violent incidents across the country involving teens dressed as clowns.
The Temple Mount, sacred to both Muslims and Jews, was closed Thursday following the attempted assassination of a right-wing Jewish activist. More than 1,000 security personnel have been deployed.
Blaise Campaore, who ruled the West African country for 27 years after he seized power in a coup, agreed to resign after riots in the capital demanding his ouster.
The state has sent National Guard troops to the town of Pahoa to assist with a road block and security.