Former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino Dies
October 30 2014 12:06 PM
The city's longest-serving mayor, he had been battling cancer since March.
Aid Workers Needed To Fight Ebola Despite Obstacles
October 29 2014 7:06 PM
Aid organizations say the ongoing recruitment of volunteers is crucial, but quarantines, travel bans and other obstacles complicate the process.
What Is Propylene Glycol?
October 29 2014 12:48 PM
Propylene glycol has been thrust into the spotlight as a firestorm rages over the controversial ingredient's role in a Fireball Whisky recall.
Fireball Whisky: 'No Recall' In US, Company Says
October 29 2014 11:35 AM
Don't worry, Fireball Whisky has not been recalled in the U.S., and the company that produces it ensured customers Tuesday that the whiskey is "safe to drink."
And The Early-Voting Advantage Goes To...
October 29 2014 8:36 AM
Here’s a breakdown of how the voting so far in five states with important U.S. Senate races in the midterms.
Fact-Checking Obamacare On Its One-Year Anniversary
October 28 2014 2:36 PM
The Affordable Care Act was touted as a way to get uninsured Americans signed up for some form of health care coverage.
Evolution Is Real; God Is Not A ‘Magician’
October 28 2014 12:50 PM
Pope Francis has said that the concepts of evolution and creationism are not mutually exclusive ideas.
Still Rebuilding, Still Waiting For Help
October 28 2014 9:29 AM
Many New York City residents are still rebuilding their homes two years after Hurricane Sandy swept through the region. Why is it taking so long?
Georgia, Minnesota Governors Institute New Ebola Restrictions
October 27 2014 7:15 PM
Georgia and Minnesota instituted new Ebola restrictions Monday, the same day N.J. and N.Y. eased mandatory quarantine requirements.
Nurse's Quarantine Raises Legal Questions
October 27 2014 6:00 PM
Nurse Kaci Hickox, who returned to the U.S. after treating patients in Sierra Leone, has described her quarantine experience as "frightening."
Nothing Fazes New Yorkers, Not Even Ebola
October 24 2014 3:40 PM
New Yorkers have a lot to say about the diagnosis of the city's first Ebola patient Thursday evening.
Rousseff Seen As Likely Winner In Brazil
October 23 2014 6:10 PM
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff appears to be the likely winner in Sunday's presidential election.
NYC Doctor Under Ebola Evaluation
October 23 2014 4:35 PM
A doctor is being evaluated at Bellevue Hospital after coming down with fever and digestive symptoms following a trip to West Africa.
Liberians Threaten To Break Quarantine Over Food Shortage
October 23 2014 3:32 PM
Dozens of Liberians under quarantine for suspicion of having contracted Ebola reportedly threatened to escape isolation in search of food Thursday, Liberian state media reported.
Forget That North Korea Trip; Ebola Spurs Tourism Ban
October 23 2014 1:37 PM
North Korea will reportedly ban international tourism starting Friday as a response to the ongoing Ebola epidemic in West Africa.
Gun Violence An Outlier For Canada
October 22 2014 1:32 PM
Despite a number of high-profile shootings in recent years — including Wednesday's Ottawa shootings — Canada's gun violence stats are low.
AirBag Recall Impacts 4.7M Vehicles
October 20 2014 2:50 PM
A new auto recall has been announced in which nearly 5 million vehicles should be serviced immediately to replace potentially faulty air bags.
Don't Buy Ebola 'Cures' & 'Protection Kits,' Experts Say
October 17 2014 5:01 PM
Sites like Etsy.com feature retailers selling Ebola “prevention kits.”
Ebola Halloween Costumes Not Very Popular, Stores Say
October 17 2014 1:26 PM
The buzz about hazmat suits and victim get-ups as 2014's hot costumes has little basis in truth, according to Halloween stores.
Evolution Of Ebola Story Impacts Perception, Response
October 16 2014 6:35 PM
The evolving official story of the Ebola outbreak impacts public perception and, potentially, even the response to the outbreak.