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2014 Tony Awards: Audra McDonald Nets A Record Sixth Win

Mon, 2014-06-09 05:02

Audra McDonald walked off the stage Sunday night as the most decorated actress in the event's history. Other winners included Neil Patrick Harris and Bryan Cranston.

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Tough Week For The Common Core

Mon, 2014-06-09 04:53

Two more states opt out. Politics are heating up. What's next?

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Escaping South Sudan's Violence Often Means Going Hungry

Mon, 2014-06-09 03:39

The conflict in South Sudan pitting forces loyal to the president against those loyal to his erstwhile vice president is exacerbating what aid groups say is a potential hunger catastrophe.

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Karachi's Airport Reopens, One Day After Terrorist Attack

Mon, 2014-06-09 03:35

The Pakistani Taliban say they ordered the attack in which gunmen mounted a five-hour-long firefight at the country's largest international airport. At least 23 people died.

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How A Lack Of Toilets Puts India's Women At Risk Of Assault

Sun, 2014-06-08 23:59

The rape and lynching of two girls has caused an uproar and focused attention on sexual assaults. A lack of toilets forces women and girls to go outside at night, where they are vulnerable to attack.

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Hospitals Put Pharmacists In The ER To Cut Medication Errors

Sun, 2014-06-08 23:35

Hospitals across the country are hiring pharmacists to work in their emergency departments. The goal is to try to prevent common errors that can cause injury and death.

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More And More, Young Women Are Being Diagnosed With ADHD

Sun, 2014-06-08 23:32

Boys are more likely to be diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder than girls, though both sexes are equally affected. Women are increasingly seeking treatment as young adults.

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FBI Director Comey Looks Ahead To His Next Nine Years

Sun, 2014-06-08 23:29

FBI Director Jim Comey serves for a decade, longer than a president or any other national official. That tenure's designed to insulate the FBI from political influence.

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Shooting In Las Vegas Leaves 5 Dead

Sun, 2014-06-08 17:05

Two suspects shot and killed two police officers in an ambush at a Las Vegas restaurant Sunday before fatally shooting a third person and killing themselves inside a nearby Wal-Mart, authorities said.

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When A Parent Goes To Prison, A Child Also Pays A Price

Sun, 2014-06-08 14:22

More people are going to prison, and more children are impacted as a result. What effect does that have on kids? The question is rarely researched, but Ifetayo Harvey knows the answer firsthand.

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Baseball Has An Elbow Problem: More Pros Getting Ligament Surgery

Sun, 2014-06-08 13:53

As demand on pitchers (and their elbows) mounts, players are getting "Tommy John surgery" at record pace. Doctors are wondering what — if anything — can be done about the injuries.

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Photos Of A Short Life Comfort Only Some Grieving Parents

Sun, 2014-06-08 13:24

Grief is idiosyncratic. Some parents are turning to professional photographers to immortalize their terminally ill child, but what soothes one parent may disturb the other.

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Karachi Airport Attacked By Gunmen; At Least 23 Reported Dead

Sun, 2014-06-08 12:02

The military was called in but the fighting is now said to be over. Pakistan's largest city has been a frequent site of militant attacks.

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Trump Stamp Has Chicagoans Irked At The Donald

Sun, 2014-06-08 11:28

Against the backdrop of the city's historic architecture, Donald Trump is pasting his name in huge letters on the side of Chicago's Trump International Hotel and Tower.

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A Doctor Takes A Look In The Medicare Mirror

Sun, 2014-06-08 11:24

Medicare reimbursed the university where I work $45,994 for my services in 2012. What did I do to earn the money, and how do I stack up against other doctors?

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In Quebec, 3 Inmates Escape Prison Using Helicopter

Sun, 2014-06-08 10:44

As impossible as it sounds, this is the second time something like this happens in Canada in the past 15 months.

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Amid Tight Security, Egypt Swears In A New President

Sun, 2014-06-08 09:59

Abdel Fattah al-Sissi, who led a military coup against the democratically-elected President Mohammed Morsi, called his swearing-in the country's first "peaceful handover of power."

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The World Cup Reminds Us That All The World's A Soccer Field

Sun, 2014-06-08 09:24

It doesn't matter if it's Asia or Africa or Central America, kids make a goal out of something, throw out a ball and the game is on.

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If The NSA Can't Keep Call Records, Should Phone Companies Do It?

Sun, 2014-06-08 09:19

The House bill to halt the NSA's collection of call data would force the agency to request records from phone companies. But if companies don't keep those records, the NSA's efforts could be crippled.

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Reports: Bergdahl Tells Medical Officials Taliban Kept Him In A Cage

Sun, 2014-06-08 08:05

The New York Times and The Associated Press cite senior U.S. officials saying the freed POW was tortured and beaten by his Taliban captors.

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