A government funding bill has mere hours to pass the Senate, where its fate is grim, or else the government will begin to shut down when the clock strikes midnight on Friday. How did we get here?
Reinforcing its strong connection with social conservatives, the Trump administration announced a new federal office to protect medical providers refusing to participate in procedures on moral or religious grounds
The parents of 13 malnourished children found in alleged captivity in Southern California have been charged with committing years of torture and abuse and could face up to life in prison
Susan Braudy, a notable author and journalist, detailed the alleged harassment in a written account more than a week after Douglas published a pre-emptive statement denying the allegation
Earth last year wasn't quite as hot as 2016's record-shattering mark, but it ranked second or third, depending on who was counting. Either way, scientists say it showed a clear signal of man-made global warming
The U.S. State Department said Thursday that it would not presently deliver on a December pledge to provide $45 million in food aid to a United Nations emergency appeal for Gaza and the West Bank
Pope Francis has defended a bishop accused of covering up crimes by Chile's most notorious pedophile, in an astonishing end to a visit meant to heal the wounds of a sex abuse scandal that has cost the Catholic Church its credibility in the country
"Dr. Nassar was not a doctor," said the 2012 Olympic gold and silver medalist to the Michigan sports doctor who molested her and other gymnasts. "He left scars on my psyche that may never go away."
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Wednesday the United States is getting evidence that international sanctions are "really starting to hurt" North Korea, even as he accused Russia of not implementing all of the measures
For those taking the pill for 10 years or more, the risk of ovarian cancer was 40% lower compared to women who had never used the pill or used them for less than a year, and 34% lower for endometrial cancer
President Donald Trump is pushing back against his own chief of staff over the border wall with Mexico. Trump tweets that "The Wall is the Wall, it has never changed or evolved from the first day I conceived of it"
Amazon has narrowed the list of potential cities where it will build its second headquarters to 20 cities with major metropolises like New York and Philadelphia in the running along with smaller cities like Nashville and Pittsburgh