Vitamin D and calcium supplements taken together in low doses offered no protection against dementia in a large U.S. study of older women, but scientists are still holding out hope […]
The murder/suicide committed on Saturday by Kansas City Chiefs football player Jovan Belcher left the National Football League, its fans and health professionals struggling to understand what drove him to […]
An invasive Asian seaweed that likely was brought to the New England coast from Europe has spread across more than 400 miles (645 km) of Atlantic coastline since it was […]
Cyberspace is the battlefield of the future, with attackers already going after banks and other financial institutions and developing the ability to strike U.S. power grids and government systems, Defense […]
He has been stereotyped as the Obama administration’s gaffe-prone sideshow. But Vice President Joe Biden also is a veteran debater who was in the U.S. Senate for a quarter century […]
Moving to a more prosperous neighborhood may help some girls from poor areas feel less distressed, but could harm some boys, a new study suggests.
In this season of non-stop mudslinging and campaign acrimony, there’s a hot-button issue on which Republicans and Democrats actually agree. Stranger still, it involves taxes, and a set of bills […]
If history is a guide, Democrat Barack Obama will have a tough time in the first presidential debate on Wednesday, Republican Mitt Romney will be particularly aggressive, and both will […]
As experts in forensic psychiatry try to figure out from afar what is wrong with James Holmes, they are focusing on three details of the shooting: The targets were strangers […]
Job-hunting teenagers in cities across the United States face the third bleak summer in a row. They must compete for scarce slots in scaled-back government work programs and against adults […]
The National Security Agency is trying to expand U.S. cyber expertise needed for secret intelligence operations against adversaries on computer networks through a new cyber-ops program at selected universities.
A health group is asking the U.S. government to yank a Gatorade ad that it says deceptively implies that basketball great Michael Jordan prevailed over the flu during a memorable […]