Clashes between police and anti-government protesters continue. On Tuesday, at least 25 people were killed and more than 240 were injured.
The African country faces some of the toughest health problems in the world, including high rates of HIV and infant mortality. But many residents who can't afford public health care turn to unauthorized private clinics. Now the government says clinics that don't measure up will be shut down.
Eric Garcetti says he wants to reinvent Los Angeles and promote its diversity, food and innovators — but first, he says, he's going to focus on a less-glamorous agenda: infrastructure.
A new book argues that Tyson's system treats farmers like "modern-day sharecroppers." Author Christopher Leonard looks at Tyson's inner workings and the not-so-independent farmers who raise the birds.
Price-shopping for coffee makers is easy. Finding the actual cost of a colonoscopy? Nearly impossible. But putting together a useful, comprehensive price-list for patients of the widely varying charges for various health procedures is difficult and expensive, states are learning.
The ministry of health says that 25 people have died and more than 240 were injured during the clashes between police and protesters in the Ukrainian capital Kiev. President Viktor Yanukovych blames opposition leaders for the violence.
In keeping with a trend that began early in Sochi, as of Tuesday the U.S. had collected more bronze medals than any other country at the Winter Games, and a total of 20. Germany had won the most golds. Who was on top? That depends on whom you ask.
Longtime followers of the pardon power have criticized President Obama's relatively stingy approach over five years in office. An advocate for ending mandatory minimum sentences says she's "really encouraged" by the new push for clemency.
A pharmacy in Tulsa, Okla., has decided not to provide the Missouri Department of Corrections with the drugs needed to execute an inmate on death row. Securing access to necessary drugs has become a common problem in states trying to carry out the death penalty.
Both backers and opponents of a higher federal minimum pay rate are latching on to different findings in a new Congressional Budget Office report on the proposal's effects. We list the report's pros and cons.
Democrats are countering Republican attacks on the Affordable Care Act by promising to fix the broken parts and embracing the most popular provisions in the law.
This weekend, the conservative justice weighed in from Chicago on a national pizza controversy. For months, Stewart and Chicago mayor Rahm Emmanuel have been dueling over whether Chicago's deep-dish style constitutes pizza.
The U.S. skaters' hopes, bolstered by wins in the recent World Cup season, were quickly dashed in Russia. U.S. organizers say they'll find out why — and they don't think it's the team's racing suits.
Do pushy parents make a baby fatter, or is it all in the genes? That's one of the big puzzles that scientists are trying to answer. Two studies suggest that an individual's interest in food is a big factor, even in babies. A genetic predisposition may be involved.
House candidates typically raise more money overall than Senate hopefuls, but the gap this year is unusually wide. Why? There's no single answer, but there are lots of clues.
House candidates typically raise more money overall than Senate hopefuls, but the gap this year is unusually wide. Why? There's no single answer but there are lots of clues.
From a Subway sandwich shop to a Peruvian chicken food truck, customers have a growing number of options for satisfying their hunger with bitcoins. For food vendors, accepting the virtual currency offers substantial financial benefits — and risks, too.
From a Subway sandwich shop to a Peruvian chicken food truck, customers have a growing number of options for satisfying their hunger with Bitcoin. For food vendors, accepting the virtual currency offers substantial financial benefits – and risks, too.
It used to be pretty easy to buy a light bulb. But the transition to more energy-efficient lighting now means choosing from a dazzling array of products. We've collected answers to your top questions to help you navigate the confusing world of the 21st century light bulb.
The small town of Hampton, Fla., will soon be no more. Lawmakers plan to shut down the town after a disastrous audit, prompted by an excess of speeding tickets, revealed its scandal-ridden history. Robert Siegel speaks with Aaron Deslatte, the Tallahassee Bureau Chief of the Orlando Sentinel.