The Canadian Supreme Court said the existing ban denies people the right "to make decisions concerning their bodily integrity and medical care" and leaves them "to endure intolerable suffering."
A televised statement said the group was forming a presidential council that would run the country. It called the takeover "a new era that will take Yemen to safe shores."
A map from the World Health Organization reveals show something interesting: Many poor countries have higher vaccination rates than rich ones.
Republican Gov. Sam Brownback, whose aggressive tax cutting measures helped trigger the financial crisis, said the schools' funding levels are unsustainable.
Because the Chicago-area patients are all under a year old, they can't be vaccinated. Saying that more cases are likely, a Cook County health official warns, "The cat is out of the bag."
Parul Sehgal, an editor at The New York Times Book Review, says as dangerous as envy can be, it can teach us a lot about who we are and what we really want.
While looking at the problem of gun violence, Dr. Gary Slutkin wondered — what if it could be treated like a communicable disease? His program, Cure Violence, aims to do just that, with real results.
Activist Dave Meslin says even though we're apathetic about local politics, we're hardly sloths.
Ken Jennings has made a career of being the know-it-all. But then he challenged a supercomputer, Watson — and lost. Jennings explains how it felt to have a computer beat him and crush his pride.
Nick Hanauer is a rich guy with several houses, but is he greedy? He argues that an increase in minimum wage would be good for everyone.
Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett explains how his city sidestepped gluttony and collectively dropped one million pounds.
Christopher Ryan says that human beings are sexual omnivores and hopes that a better understanding of sexual fidelity may end discrimination, shame and unrealistic expectations.
The jobless rate ticked up to 5.7 percent despite robust job growth that exceeded economists' expectations.
This week, our friends Tanya Ballard Brown and Gene Demby join us to talk about Fox's hit show Empire and to follow up on a recent public discussion of the need for diverse radio voices.
Also: France and Germany's leaders will go to Moscow to discuss the Ukrainian crisis; a powerful storm is descending on the West Coast; and a virus has killed four giant pandas in China.
Investigators say the turboprop plane's right engine lost thrust 37 seconds into the flight, and that the left one failed to restart not long afterwards.
Twitter users had a field day posting photoshopped images of Robert Mugabe with the hashtag #MugabeFalls.
Staff and students at Castleston State College in Vermont were emailed this week about a missing Brazilian rainbow boa constrictor. But don't worry, the email said, the snake only eats mice.
Repeated airstrikes on the self-described Islamic State are "the beginning of our retaliation" for the extremist group's brutal killing of a captured pilot, Jordan's foreign minister says.