On Tuesday, President Obama will announce the deployment of 3,000 U.S. military forces and more than $500 million in defense spending to curb the spread of the deadly virus. Obama has called America's response to the disease a "national security priority"
A Census Bureau report released Tuesday finds the percentage of Americans living in poverty in 2013 declined year-over-year for the first time since 2006
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
A grand jury will decide whether the racing star will be charged in the August death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York. The district attorney on the case made the decision after reviewing evidence collected by sheriff's investigators
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
Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told a Senate panel he would recommend ground troops in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria should the current strategy fail to unlock the militants' grip of strategic assets in Iraq
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?"
HBO Go may soon be available to non-cable-TV subscribers as an online-only streaming product, just like Netflix, marking a major sea change for the TV industry and igniting a debate among industry insiders. Is this the end of the traditional pay-TV model?
The airline will offer thousands of flight attendants an early and voluntary buyout option, a lump-sum payout worth up to $100,000, in a bid to downsize. The company was the only major one to announce a quarterly loss this year
The first government survey conducted since the Affordable Care Act's major insurance expansion programs went into effect finds that the number of uninsured Americans dropped 8% — or 3.8 million people — in 2014's first quarter compared with the same period last year
This week has seen wildfires spread throughout the state, from Yosemite National Park to the central region near San Francisco, and now to the small town of Weed on the border with Oregon; on Monday night, 100 homes burned down as 1,500 residents were evacuated
Investigators warned at a briefing in Geneva on Tuesday that the civil war in Syria has reached new depths of "madness" as they presented fresh evidence of atrocities committed by fighters on both sides of the raging conflict