Many things raise the risk for cancer, including exposure to various toxins and radiation. But our knowledge about the range of chemicals and compounds that can trigger cancer is limited.
The report by the Equal Justice Initiative says that the number of victims in the American South was more than 20 percent higher than was thought, and that the phenomenon was a form of terrorism.
Gay rights advocates have asked a federal court to order probate judges in Alabama to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
Robert Siegel speaks with grad student Jeff Nichols about his recent find of footage from the 1915 SS Eastland disaster in Chicago.
Robert Siegel speaks to Emory University epidemiologist Dr. Saad Omer about his research into state laws covering non-medical vaccine exemptions.
Though insurance agents say they initially felt sidelined by the Affordable Care Act, many are working hard this round to help uninsured Texans find a good plan through the federal website.
With gas prices down, a growing number of states are turning to a gas tax increase. New Jersey looks at following suit to fund much-needed projects, but some drivers aren't eager to pay up.
Pretty much everyone expects Hillary Clinton to run for president in 2016. But will she have any competition? A look at the Democratic bench finds a shortlist that's rather short.
More homeowners are cutting energy costs by installing solar panels, due in part to leasing programs that require no up-front investment. Leasing means less hassle, but may also save you less money.
It's no secret that most state and federal legislators in Texas aren't fans of Obamacare. But insurers and Texan cities are successfully marketing plans on HealthCare.gov without the state's help.