An experimental Ebola vaccine will soon enter phase one of a clinical trial on humans, the National Institute of Health said Thursday. The NIAID/GSK vaccine will be tested in a small number of healthy adults who do not have the Ebola virus to see if their bodies create an immune response. It has already been successfully tested on monkeys
Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 turned south earlier than previously thought, Australian authorities said Thursday
President Barack Obama and Congress are mulling whether he needs formal authorization to expand the fight against the militant group ISIS
Superstar couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt were secretly married in France on Saturday, a spokesperson said Thursday. The duo reportedly first came together on the set of Mr. and Mrs. Smith about a decade ago, but they were only engaged in 2012
Nigeria confirmed Thursday its first Ebola-related death outside Lagos, the country's main international transit hub. The victim, a doctor who died in the southeastern oil city of Port Harcourt, marks Nigeria's sixth Ebola death in an outbreak primarily affecting West Africa
Federal authorities are helping to investigate reported cyberattacks against JPMorgan Chase and other banks, the FBI said. News outlets report that the banks were infiltrated by hackers who stole gigabytes of data, some of which would let them siphon money from accounts
Ukrainian and U.S. officials accused Moscow of sending heavily armed columns across the border into southeastern Ukraine on Wednesday — a move seen as part of a “Russian-directed counteroffensive” against Ukrainian forces in the five-month-old conflict
A U.S. judge rejected Apple's bid to permanently ban sales of some Samsung phones that were found to infringe Apple patents. Apple and Samsung agreed earlier this month to drop patent disputes against each other outside the U.S.
University of Southern California's cornerback Josh Shaw said on Wednesday he lied when he told his coaches he sprained his ankles while attempting to save his drowning nephew. In response, the USC Trojans suspended Shaw indefinitely from the athletic program
Calling all pot farmers: the federal government is looking to buy. The NIH seeks growers who can develop plants with altered versions of THC, the main psychoactive component of pot, and CBD, which is known for its medicinal properties
President Obama hailed Mooresville, N.C., as a model for the future of public education. But the neighboring Iredell-Statesville Schools District offers a more accurate picture of the challenges most schools face in bridging the technological divide
"The final scene of The Sopranos raises a spiritual question that has no right or wrong answer," David Chase said in a statement released by his publicist, responding to an interview published by Vox. "Whether Tony Soprano is alive or dead is not the point"