Intense rains took a parting shot Thursday at California, triggering flash floods that temporarily stranded more than three dozen people in their cars in inland Riverside County as the state took stock of the effects of days of steady downpours.
The flu vaccine may not be very effective this winter, according to U.S. health officials who worry this may lead to more serious illnesses and deaths.
The House on Thursday headed toward passage of a $585 billion defense policy bill that gives President Barack Obama the authority to expand U.S. military operations against Islamic extremists in Iraq and Syria.
Two of the three women on the Supreme Court vigorously questioned a UPS lawyer Wednesday over the company’s refusal to give lighter duty to a pregnant worker, a closely watched case with potentially broad impact for female workers and their employers.
A grand jury cleared a white police officer Wednesday in the videotaped choke hold death of an unarmed black man stopped for selling loose, untaxed cigarettes, triggering protests in the streets by hundreds of New Yorkers who likened the case to the deadly police shooting in Ferguson, MO.
Between the avocado and grapefruit displays, Adolfo Briceno approaches customers in the bustling Hispanic supermarket to ask whether they have health insurance.
From the violent lyrics of rap music to the crude comments of teenagers in video-game chat rooms, the Supreme Court struggled Monday over where to draw the line between free speech and illegal threats in the digital age.
The American Diabetes Association is making efforts to educate the public about the widespread disease during November.
Every year in cemeteries across the country, people gather to pay respect to veterans who have died since the founding of the United States. This Christmas, the tradition will continue in Waco.
The St. Louis region is on edge in anticipation of an announcement from the grand jury that is weighing whether to charge police officer Darren Wilson in the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown.