Laparascopic surgery can be faster, safer and cheaper, but patients don't always get the choice even if it's appropriate, a study finds. Using it more often would reduce complications and save money.
State television, which is now controlled by the Houthis, said the rebels have seized an airbase that was critical to U.S. drone operations against al-Qaida. The base is just 35 miles from Aden.
These days, flying with both the defense hawks who want more money for the Pentagon and the budget hawks who want to attack the deficit has become more difficult within the GOP.
Kpetermeni Siakor was 900 miles from home when Ebola struck. But with special software, he helped direct volunteers and supplies to the right spots.
At issue is an employer's responsibilities under the Pregnancy Discrimination Act. The decision gives a former UPS driver another chance to show the company discriminated against her.
In a 5-to-4 ruling, the justices called a district court decision that upheld the state's redistricting plan, which overloaded some districts with black Democrats, "legally erroneous."
An independent review of how the FBI implemented the recommendations made in the 9/11 Commission Report also says new threats to the U.S. challenged the bureau's "change-resistant culture."
One hundred and fifty people are believed to have died when Germanwings Flight 4U 9525 crashed Tuesday. The passengers were from at least 15 countries, including the U.S.
Figuring out the penalty for not signing up for health insurance is just one complication. Tax filers who made more money last year than they anticipated may have to pay back some of their subsidy.
The deal would create the world's fifth-biggest food and beverage company. It would bring together under one corporate roof iconic brands such as Heinz, Kraft, Oscar Mayer and Philadelphia.
A new coating makes ketchup slide out of the bottle and toothpaste slip out of a tube, right down to the last drop. So why not put the slick surface on an Ebola suit so the virus doesn't stick?
France's energy minister says the key to the inquiry is what happened in the two-minute span that began at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. The crash of the Germanwings plane killed all 150 people on board.
Current tests require growing anthrax in the lab, which isn't the best option for labs in Afghanistan. So engineers have come up with a credit-card-sized test that could make the world a safer place.
A damaged cockpit voice recorder and a time gap when the pilot lost contact are vital clues into what caused the plane to go down, killing all 150 people on board, officials said Wednesday
San Francisco 49ers player Chris Borland is retiring from the NFL after a single season to avoid potential brain injuries. Some see this as the beginning of the end of football's popularity.
The highest minimum wage in the nation just went into effect in Oakland, Calif. But what does that mean for young people and how are businesses making it work?
With record numbers fleeing the Middle East and Africa in overcrowded boats, the Catrambone family is conducting private rescue operations in the Mediterranean Sea.
Three spices that grow on Zanzibar are so common they might be flavoring your morning cup of coffee. But vanilla, cinnamon and nutmeg have very different origins.
County jails that send inmates far away to serve short-term sentences can be a cost-saver to local governments. But it could have major consequences when prisoners are released.
The rules are aimed at limiting the amount of hazardous pollutants coming from coal and oil-fired utility plants. They're being challenged by industry groups and more than 20 states.