Two studies show that Ebola virus mutated early in the West Africa outbreak, becoming much more infectious and thus able to kill more people.
Science has failed yet again to come up with hormonal birth control for men. The most recent study was stopped because the men weren't willing to put up with side effects like mood swings and acne.
The Detroit area is a natural destination for refugees fleeing violence in places like Syria. But a local leader has called for a stop to these refugee resettlements.
State lawmakers cut $350 million in Medicaid funding to early childhood intervention therapists last year to help pay for tax cuts. Now rural toddlers are finding it hard to get vital treatment.
New Yorker writer George Packer says years of neglect from the Democrats enabled Trump to exploit the biases of the white working class and turn them into a "self-conscious identity group."
In a surprise ruling, a British court has ruled that the government cannot trigger Article 50 — departure from the EU — without the approval of Parliament. The government is expected to appeal.
At the Dakota Access Pipeline site, officers used pepper spray against demonstrators on government land. The protesters say the pipeline would violate sacred Indian lands and could cause pollution.
Sophisticated criminals prey on the poor, luring them with false promises of lucrative jobs before depriving them of their organs. The "kidney mafias" benefit from powerful political connections.
For the first time ever, four judges up for re-election to the Kansas Supreme Court may get voted off the bench. And that raises a question: Are judges impartial arbiters or accountable to voters?
In Iraq, counter-terror forces are nudging their way into the ISIS-held city of Mosul. People are fleeing the fighting with only the clothes on their backs. Hundreds of thousands more could follow.