President Barack Obama confirmed Tuesday the United States' renewed and bolstered efforts to combat the Ebola outbreak by deploying 3,000 U.S. military forces and committing over $500 million in defense spending to West Africa
Aeronautical firms Boeing and SpaceX each won multi-billion dollar NASA contracts to launch astronauts into low Earth orbit
They're not here yet, but urine tests could be gamechanging, a new analysis says, as a possible alternative to pap smears
A forensic analysis on King Richard III's skeletal remains, which discovered nine wounds to skull and two wounds to his body, has allowed scientists to construct a play-by-play of the English ruler's final moments before he died in 1485 at the Battle of Bosworth Field
Although the NFL has drawn heavy criticism for how it has handled domestic violence scandals around players Ray Rice and Adrian Peterson, few brands besides Radisson have gone as far as canceling their sponsorships. TIME's Charlotte Alter examines why
A judge ruled that a member of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is exempted from testifying in a child labor investigation, citing the Supreme Court’s recent Hobby Lobby decision in his ruling
The Association for Progressive Communications' Women's Rights Program mapped Twitter, Facebook and YouTube's policies for reporting and resolving instances of harassment or violence against women, and gave each a failing grade
Following an uproar, the retailer explains how it ended up selling a Kent State sweatshirt that appeared to have blood stains, in a statement provided to TIME: "Given our history of controversial issues, we understand how our sincerity may be questioned..."
Some 1,574,700 people are currently incarcerated in American prisons, and the latest growth marks a return to a long-term trend that stretches back to the early 1980s, when the prison population began to steadily expand year after year
Tensions are rising and some on either side of the independence debate are resorting to dark tactics, as Scots prepare to head to the polls on Sept. 18 in order to answer the question, "should Scotland be an independent country?"
Sen. Maria Cantwell said that she would soon introduce legislation to end the NFL’s tax-exempt status because of its refusal to pressure the Washington Redskins to change the team name. “The NFL needs join the rest of America in the 21st century," she said
According to the 2013 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, about 8.8 % of young people surveyed were current illicit drug users, down 13% from 2009