An NPR probe finds many U.S. nursing homes are still prescribing schizophrenia drugs to stem agitation in dementia patients — despite FDA warnings. Find out here how your local nursing home compares.
The water and sediment flow might have been massive enough to build a mountain, NASA researchers say.
Attorney General Eric Holder says the department is adding attorneys and resources to bring states in line with 36-year-old law.
The city council gets the controversial bill at Mayor Bill de Blasio's request, one day after the editorial board of The New York Times urged, "Dump the bill. Keep the horses."
There's a kind of attack — one that's evolving — that sneaks into your network takes your files, and holds them for ransom.
In response to a request from the producers of Goldfinger, the FBI said Ian Fleming's novels "generally center around sex and bizarre situations."
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute President Shirley Ann Jackson's 2012 compensation was mostly the payout of a retention package, but she still would have made close to a million without it.
The show aired to intense interest: More than 20 million people watched Discovery's YouTube trailer for the special, in which naturalist Paul Rosolie said, "We're going to get me inside of a snake."
Video games have become a ubiquitous, billion-dollar industry, but all of the Playstations, Xboxes and Wiis can be traced back to the work of Robert Baer and his "Brown Box." He died Saturday.
A new State Department program would allow U.S.-based Latino parents to bring over children left in home countries. More than 57,000 children made the trip across the U.S.-Mexican border this year.
Environmentalists, union members and consumer advocates demonstrated against trade negotiators Monday. In an interesting political twist, many Tea Party Republicans agree with the liberal activists.
The new book The Professor and the President looks back at how Democratic Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan pushed the Nixon White House to embrace a relatively liberal plan.
The six-member Gulf Cooperation Council is expected to form an unprecedented, NATO-inspired joint military command. The growing strength of ISIS and Iran's influence has made cooperation more urgent.
Global olive oil production is down. Italian groves have been especially hard hit by a disease that killed 1 million trees. Audie Cornish speaks with Curtis Cord, publisher of the Olive Oil Times.
McDonald's is not loving its financial numbers. The fast-food chain reported that same-store sales in the U.S. tumbled 4.6 percent in November compared to a year ago, continuing a downward trend.
Several states, including those led by Republicans, aren't waiting for Congress to shore up the federal highway trust fund and help pay for repairing worn out infrastructure.
Attorney General Eric Holder says he hopes state and local police will adopt the new guidelines for federal law enforcers.
For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try 7-Eleven's latest creation, Doritos Loaded. They're a vaguely Doritos-shaped fried thing stuffed with cheese.
Nigel Mills said his actions "fell short of what is expected of a member of Parliament." But a colleague defended him, saying hearings were "boring" and he himself had had trouble staying awake.
The country is now reporting fewer than 100 new cases each week. But the CDC's chief there says Liberia must stay alert and not allow the presence of Ebola to become a new norm.