The Alabama Republican senator counted himself as one of Donald Trump's earliest supporters on Capitol Hill. Now, he's in line to become the next U.S. Attorney General.
More than a hundred New Yorkers who were convicted of crimes as teenagers are starting the new year with clean slates. They were granted pardons in the first program of its kind in the country.
Nine confirmation hearings are scheduled this week, but not all of Donald Trump's nominees have filed paperwork. It's a complicated process with varying rules and potential conflicts of interest.
Research from Denmark suggests about one-third of lumps detected by routine mammograms would never have become dangerous. That puts women at risk of needless surgery, radiation or chemotherapy.
Over half a million people in North Carolina rely on insurance made available under by the Affordable Care Act. Many are concerned about what happens if the federal health law is dismantled.
Venture into the black markets and you'll find foods unavailable in the cheaper state-run grocery stores. The military isn't just running the markets — it's getting rich off them, an AP probe finds.
State legislators in 30 states make $30,000 a year or less. New Mexico doesn't pay lawmakers at at all while those in New Hampshire make just $200 per two year term.
The 2018 Paralympic mascot is the Asiatic black bear, a symbol of Korean folklore. But behind the caricature, South Korea has a troubled relationship with the bears, farming them for their bile.
Most people's doctors put their health information in an electronic health record. Scientists are mining those records for clues to what treatments work best for individuals.
The numbers in 2016 were grim when it came to gun violence in the nation's third largest city.