Marijuana Legalization Louisiana: Overhaul Of State’s Strict Drug Offender Laws Debated By Lawmakers
A state House panel OKs a bill that would cut sentences for minor offenses in a state with some of the toughest anti-pot laws in the nation.
President Barack Obama is also expected to make a few remarks on the National Day of Prayer.
U.S. lawmakers have set aside the first Thursday of every May as a time for national prayer and meditation.
C. Diff Treatment: When It Comes to Killing Superbugs, Sometimes The Best Defense Is A Strategic Offense
The C-diff bacterium can cause severe gastrointestinal damage, but researchers say it also can be used as a defensive measure.
Climate Change 2015: There’s Now More C02 In The Atmosphere Globally Than At Any Other Time Since Records Began
The situation is a sign of humans’ continued overuse of fossil fuels and the rise of global warming, researchers say.
A hole in the body of water is actually a collapsed lava tube, a relatively common geological feature in the region.
The foundation has partnered with Facebook to bring intimate “Backyard Sessions” with Cyrus and other singers to social media users.
National Nurses Week begins every year on May 6 and ends May 12 to coincide with the birthday of Florence Nightingale.
San Jose’s Juan Santamaría International Airport was temporarily closed Monday, when the Turrialba volcano erupted.
Kalaupapa, Hawaii Leper Colony: A Look Inside The Remote Island Home For The State’s Few Surviving Leprosy Patients
From leper colony to tourist destination? Could happen when the last patient dies. The colony's youngest resident is 73.
California Big Waves Photos And Video: ‘The Wedge’ In Newport Sees Massive Swells Sparked By New Zealand Storm
Photos and video footage of California’s big waves this week show the effects of a storm thousands of miles away.
Mike Huckabee For President 2016: 5 Things To Know About Former Arkansas Governor Following Announcement
Mike Huckabee announced Tuesday that he officially plans to run for president in 2016, joining other Republicans hoping to get their party’s nomination.
San Diego Man With HIV ‘Willfully’ Spread Virus: 5 Things To Know About Thomas Miguel Guerra And Court Case
The judge who sentenced Thomas Miguel Guerra said it was a “travesty” that the defendant faced only a misdemeanor charge.
No Cinco de Mayo party would be complete without a few drinking games to keep things interesting.
Jones collapsed just four minutes into the game and was flown to a London hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
The violence stemmed from a conflict between rival Albanian and Pakistani gangs.
An international team of scientists is calling for manufacturers to stop using the chemicals while safer alternatives are explored.
NASA Budget Cuts 2015: Scientists Criticize House Spending Bill That ‘Threatens’ Climate Change Studies
Congressional critics say the Earth-studies programs run by NASA have contributed a great deal to scientists’ understanding of climate change.
Typical Cinco de Mayo guacamole dips consist of avocados, chiles, onions, tomatoes and salt, but there’s always room for creativity.
Twitter users took to the social media site immediately after the quake to say they felt the shaking.
Chlamydia Outbreak In Texas High School Sees 20 Confirmed Cases; Health Officials To Talk Sex Education
The Crane Independent School District in Texas mailed a letter to high-school parents, notifying them of the escalating problem with the sexually transmitted disease.
Johnny Patterson, 58, an officer with the Oak Park Police Department, was leaving for work when two men apparently attempted to rob his home.
Medical Marijuana For Veterans: House Rejects Amendment To Allow VA Doctors To Discuss Pot With Patients
Opponents of the amendment in the House underscored marijuana’s federally illegal status.
Climate Change Effects On Coffee Production: How Hotter Weather Is Killing The Global Arabica Bean Market
An estimated 25 million families worldwide depend on coffee, the world’s most valuable tropical export.
The epicenter of Nepal’s earthquake was the Gorkha District, home to some 270,000 people who live in tiny villages dotting the steep hillsides.
"We're not asking for any of these products to come off the market at this time," an FDA official says. "We're just asking for additional data."
Climate Change: Antarctic Ice Reveals 68,000 Years Of History, Hints At Oceans’ Role In Temperature Change
Scientists say the new research helps climatologists solve the puzzle of where climate events happened first.
Marijuana Legalization Oklahoma: Gov. Fallin Signs Bill Allowing Clinical Trials Of Medical Cannabis Derivative
Parents of epileptic children across the U.S. are urging lawmakers to soften their states’ marijuana laws to allow legal use of CBD.
Inhospitable dead zones, found for the first time far from any shore, could be an effect of rising ocean temperatures.
The annual threat typically peaks in the summer and into the early fall, with the most intense blazes occurring in late September and October.