President Obama's nominee for surgeon general has a medical degree and an MBA, but his confirmation is being held up in the Senate because of special-interest politics and Democrats facing tough re-election campaigns.
Australian officials say they are searching the Indian Ocean southwest of Perth after satellite images found objects that are possibly connected to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
OK, maybe it just munched vegetation, small animals and eggs. But this newly named dino looked like a cross between a chicken and a bulked-up ostrich. Five-inch claws? We'd have stayed out of its way.
U.S. border officials are constantly on alert for drugs coming in from Mexico. But they are also on the lookout for huge sums of cash leaving the U.S. that trickle can back into Mexican communities.
The approach would recognize changes in behavior and in the brain. Right now there aren't treatments that slow down the disease, but identifying high-risk patients early on could help with prevention.
As much of California remains in a state of extreme drought, worried eyes are turning toward the coming fire season — which is expected to be particularly destructive.
In her first press conference as chair of the Federal Reserve, Janet Yellen pledged to keep interest rates low, but at times she wavered in word choice.
Masked, pro-Russian forces have taken control of at least part of Ukraine's naval base in Crimea. No one was reported injured, but the Ukrainian commander was taken away by unidentified men.
When doctors ran out of treatment options for her dying husband, Oxana Rucsineanu took matters into her own hands. The costly new drug she got for him has menacing side effects, but it might save him.
The latest round of nuclear talks between Iran and world powers, including the U.S., drew to a close in Vienna, Austria. Both sides were relieved to avoid any dust-ups and plan to meet again in April.