Fracking Health Risks For Mothers, Babies: Premature Births, At-Risk Pregnancies Linked To Fracking, Data Review Finds
A new study found that premature births increased in areas with heavy fracking.
What Is The Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet? 2015 Nobel Peace Prize Winner Seen As Vote Of Encouragement, But Also Misguided
Critics said the awarding of the prize has strayed from the original intentions of Alfred Nobel, while supporters said Tunisia needed global attention and support.
Combating The Islamic State: US Ends Anti-ISIS Syrian Rebel Training Program
The White House has ended a program to train Syrian rebels to fight the Islamic State group, officials said Friday.
Russian Missiles Aimed At Syria Crash In Iran? Moscow, Tehran Quiet Amid US Reports
Weapons aimed at Syria hit Iran on Thursday, U.S. Defense Department officials said. Neither Iran nor Russia has confirmed the reports.
What Is The Cadillac Tax? A Simple Explainer On Health Insurance Levy And Why People Are For Or Against It
It's the source of much debate in the health insurance realm, but what is the Cadillac tax?
What Is Lupus? Key Facts About Selena Gomez's Autoimmune Disease, Including Cause And Treatment
In a new interview, singer Selena Gomez spoke openly about her battle with the autoimmune disease.
Saudi Arabia Announces New Defense Policy After Iran Deal, Islamic State And Changing Western Involvement In Middle East
The more assertive policy comes amid major regional shifts, including the rise of the Islamic State group and the Iranian nuclear deal.
Cucumber Salmonella Outbreak 2015: Deadly Food Poisoning Cases In 35 States Spread To Maryland Amid Recalls
Four people have died and 732 have been sickened by the bacteria, which is linked to cucumbers imported from Mexico.
Obama Apologizes For US Airstrike On Doctors Without Borders Hospital In Kunduz, Afghanistan
The U.S. attack in Kunduz, Afghanistan, killed 22 people and prompted Doctors Without Borders to call for an investigation.
Dietary Guidelines For Americans 2015: Food Sustainability Not A Factor, White House Says
Food sustainability was important but did not belong in the guidelines, the administration said.
Beijing Smog At China Open: Tennis Stars Complain Of Dizziness, Vomiting At Annual Tournament
“There is such an extreme smog in the city, that...I will have to leave out this tournament from my calendar for the rest of my tennis career,” one player wrote on Facebook.
China South Korea Relations: Plastic Surgery Complaints Could Hurt Diplomacy Amid Rising Tide Of Botched Operations
One woman's nose had been disfigured in a nose job, while another said her jaw had been partially paralyzed in a surgery.
McDonald’s All-Day Breakfast Menu 2015: Can Egg McMuffins Save The Ailing Fast-Food Chain?
Customers had long been asking that Egg McMuffins and other items be available all day. With overall sales sagging, the restaurant chain finally listened.
Obamacare And The High Cost Of Prescription Drugs: Spending On Meds Doubles Among Chronically Ill, Study Finds
Prescription drugs were costlier for chronically ill patients under the Affordable Car Act, a study showed, but some said the comparison was unfair.
Cruise Ship Norovirus Outbreak 2015: Dozens Of Star Princess Passengers Sickened By Stomach Bug
The same ship, the Star Princess, had an outbreak of norovirus in April.
Trans-Pacific Partnership Winners: Toyota, Japanese Automakers Could Still Use Mostly Chinese Car Parts While Enjoying Reduced Tariffs Under TPP
Under the Trans-Pacific Partnership, Japanese automakers could source most of their parts from other countries, like China, but still enjoy reduced tariffs.
Nobel Prize For Medicine Winners 2015: 3 Scientists Who Discovered Drugs Treating Parasitic Diseases Take Top Award
"The consequences in terms of improved human health and reduced suffering are immeasurable," the Nobel Committee said.
Falling Price Of Platinum: Volkswagen Cheating Scandal Latest Straw In Ongoing Decline, Experts Say
European policies -- and the Chinese jewelry market -- have contributed to the dip in demand for the precious metal and the corresponding drop in its price.
Trans-Pacific Partnership: Tobacco 'Carve-Out' Under Trade Deal Would Bar Industries From Suing Countries For Anti-Tobacco Regulations
Certain provisions let companies sue countries for regulations that could hurt their interests, even if those laws protect public health.
European Refugee Crisis 2015: Britain Defends Asylum Policy, Amid Criticism From EU Leaders
U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron has said that Britain’s plan would reduce incentives for refugees to enter Europe.
Columba Bush On Twitter: Jeb's Wife, Famously Private, Grows More Vocal, Tweets About Trump, Domestic Violence
For decades, Columba Bush has avoided the spotlight.
Saudi Arabia Hajj Tourism Crisis 2015: After Deadly Stampede, Will Royal Family Improve Security?
Growing backlash from Middle East leaders after nearly 900 Muslim pilgrims died in Saudi Arabia this month could push Saudi authorities to reshape how they manage the hajj.
Amid South China Sea Dispute, Beijing Will Launch New Warship By End Of Year: Reports
Chinese military expansion in the South China Sea has been ongoing for several years.
Obama UN Speech: Palestinian Leader Saeb Erekat Slams President For Ignoring Palestine
In talking about stability in the Middle East, the U.S. president but failed to mention Palestine, Saeb Erekat said.
Planned Parenthood Government Shutdown 2015: How Federal Funding Supports Major Women's Healthcare Provider
The U.S. government contributed 41 percent of the health services organization's funds in 2013 and 2014. Where does the money go?
Yemen Conflict: Saudi Airstrikes Kill At Least 27 Civilians At Wedding, Dozens More Injured
One day before, Saudi helicopters reportedly killed another 30 civilians.
Joyce Mitchell Sentencing: Employee Who Helped New York Killers Escape Gets Prison Time
"If I could take it all back, I would," Mitchell said during a hearing.
China Stock Market Crash 2015: Coal, Oil, Gas Profits Tumble Amid Weakened Yuan
Coal, oil and gas showed some of the most significant decreases following last month's crash of the Shanghai Composite Index.
How To See Pope Francis: New Yorkers Follow Pontiff Across Manhattan, From The UN To The World Trade Center
Even the prospect of seeing just his motorcade was enough for some visitors to New York City.
Pope NYC Visit Live Updates 2015: 15 Photos Of Francis At St Patrick’s, UN, 9/11 Memorial And More
Pope Francis embarked Thursday on a whirlwind tour of New York City that included stops at the United Nations and a school in Harlem.