A recent poll shows 27 percent of Americans have visited an urgent care center in the past two years. Why? Most cite convenience.
Tomlinson invented person-to-person email in 1971, at a time when a few people had personal computers. The first email was sent on a computer network that was created for the U.S. government.
While drugs and many medical necessities are mostly exempt from state sales tax, feminine hygiene products are not in the majority of states. Efforts are building to try and change that.
While the country is renowned for its high-quality Arabica Bourbon beans, both cost and culture have kept Rwandans from imbibing one of their top cash crops. The government wants to that to change.
Iranians are hoping the recent election of more reformers to parliament will help improve the economy.
The league's plan, which needs approval from the players' union and both governments, would allow direct pickups of Cuban players — no defections — in exchange for cash support for the sport there.
Indian immigrants and their children comprise about 1 percent of the U.S. population, yet they own roughly half of all American motels. And 70 percent of those moteliers hail one same state: Gujarat.
Congress is scrambling to piece together a national standard for labeling foods that contain genetically modified ingredients before July 1. That's when Vermont's mandatory labeling law kicks in.
A second big study affirms new thinking: Exposing high-risk kids to peanuts beginning in infancy reduces the chance of developing a peanut allergy. This peanut tolerance holds up as kids get older.
The pace of job creation picked up in February as employers added 242,000 jobs, and the unemployment rate held steady at 4.9 percent. Wages, which had shown a healthy increase in January, pulled back.
The latest jobs report showed a surprisingly strong hiring surge, with employers adding 242,000 jobs last month. But a pinch in earnings and hours disappointed those looking for a pickup in paychecks.
Jonathan Lundgren's research pointed out problems with popular pesticides. He says that message — and the messenger — were unwelcome at the USDA's Agricultural Research Service.
A whistleblower suit against Humana Inc. alleges the insurer turned a blind eye to billing fraud involving Medicare patients. People were diagnosed with more serious ailments than they actually had.
Job gains last month were stronger than in January and outperformed expectations — however, an anticipated rise in wages didn't materialize. Average hourly earnings dropped by 3 cents an hour.
Some of the earliest movies by African-American filmmakers from the 1910s through 1940s have been in film archives over the years on poor-quality film prints. Some have been digitally restored.
Experts say interim CEOs are in greater demand these days. Some say the role is changing, and companies are increasingly turning to temporary leaders to overhaul their businesses.
Some of the earliest movies by African-American filmmakers from the 1920s through 1940s have been in film archives over the years on poor-quality film prints. Some have been digitally restored.
An energy company is heading to court for the right to drill in Montana, near Glacier National Park. But some Native Americans and environmental groups want to stop the long-delayed project.
Silicon Valley firms, human rights nonprofits and other groups have filed legal briefs in support of Apple's defiance of an FBI order. Some San Bernardino victims' families have filed in opposition.
The FBI's efforts to unlock the San Bernardino iPhone is one fight in a larger global conflict: Firms face varying laws for police cooperation and say a lack of legal standards is creating a crisis.