New data released Tuesday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that heroin use increased 63% between 2002 and 2013, and heroin-related overdose deaths have nearly quadrupled over the same time period
The Subway restaurant chain announced it is suspending its relationship with longtime spokesman Jared Fogle after the Federal Bureau of Investigation conducted a raid at his Zionsville, Indiana home.
Bill Cosby's admission that he obtained quaaludes to give young women before sex could bolster criminal and civil claims being pursued by his accusers, their lawyers said after reports on newly released court documents
General Mills is working toward using exclusively cage-free eggs in its products, according to a statement released by the company on Tuesday. The food manufacturing giant did not provide a date by which it will be 100% cage-free, citing the avian flu crisis
Seven weeks after tweeting he would leave the show, Simpsons actor Harry Shearer, the voice of Mr. Burns, Ned Flanders, Smithers and several other characters, has signed a deal to return to the comedy
In a blow to the right-to-die movement, California lawmakers on Tuesday dropped one of the most promising legislative efforts in the U.S. to allow terminally ill patients to legally end their lives
Three out of every four American adults favor increasing the minimum age to purchase tobacco from 18 to 21, according to a study released by the American Journal of Preventive Medicine on Tuesday. And 7 out of 10 cigarette smokers agreed
Carly Fiorina denounced Donald Trump's recent comments on Mexican immigrants, saying her fellow Republican presidential candidate "doesn't represent my party." Trump has said the immigrants coming into the U.S. from Mexico are "rapists"
SpaceX engineers don't know what went wrong during the June 28 explosion of an unmanned SpaceX rocket, SpaceX founder Elon Musk said Tuesday. "Obviously it's a huge blow to SpaceX," Musk said
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras heads to Brussels, where he will try to use a bailout referendum win to obtain a rescue deal from European leaders. Tsipras faces pressure from creditors abroad and banks at home who all demand what his nation lacks: money
Denver residents are gearing up for another battle in the marijuana wars, collecting signatures to allow "limited social marijuana use." Now, people in the state capital can consume marijuana only inside places like homes or a rare "vape-friendly" hotel room
Congress is considering revisions to the Bush-era No Child Left Behind law that would reduce federal oversight and give states more power to decide how to use required reading and math tests.