The regular season ended with a dramatic no-hitter and a tie that will force an elimination game. But the season's finish also means that Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez can start his formal appeal of a 211-game suspension.
The whooping cough vaccine isn't perfect, but public health officials suspected that something else contributed to the 2010 pertussis outbreak in California. A study finds that neighborhoods where more parents filed for vaccination exemptions for their children had higher rates of infection.
Lawmakers are running out of options to avoid a possible government shutdown, but a once obscure tax could now play an important role in negotiations.
The office established as the temporary oversight agency for Iraq reconstruction will cease operations.
If Congress doesn't strike a budget deal by Monday night, what have been deemed 'non-essential' parts of the federal government will close down. Turns out, this includes the statisticians who are calculating what is arguably the most market-sensitive government report of the week: Friday's scheduled employment and unemployment report.
Most of the explosions struck areas with large Shiite populations; news agencies report as many as 13 or 14 separate explosions.