Some nursing home patients can go home again if they get the right, customized support. But making it happen takes time, even with organizational help from the pros. Some people need home renovations and rides to appointments. Others may need a guard dog — or a new home.
The Los Angeles Dodgers are the hottest team in baseball right now. It's a dramatic turnaround for a team that spent the first part of the season at or near the bottom.
Americans are using less gasoline, and that affects how much money is available for constructing and repairing highways. Some states are levying taxes and fees on hybrids and electric cars to make up for lost revenue.
This cousin of the raccoon is the first new carnivore discovered in the Western Hemisphere in 35 years. Native to the Andes Mountains of Colombia and Ecuador where it's still living, the olinguito was actually first identified in a Field Museum specimen storage room in Chicago.
The People's Park in central Henan province substituted a Tibetan mastiff when its resident African lion went off to a breeding center.
Much is being made of former presidential "body man" Reggie Love's account of spending some time that day playing cards with the president. Another man who was there then says Obama was in the Situation Room while Navy SEALs were on their mission.
If you're chronically sleep deprived, don't expect 30 minutes on the elliptical to knock you out tonight. The sleep-boosting benefits of exercise take about four months to kick in for people with insomnia, a study suggests. But perseverance pays off.