A study suggests that coordinated care, led by a family doctor who is judicious about referring patients to specialists, leads to cost savings.
Cities in California have been ordered to cut water use. Farms have not, yet. Inside the industry, there's a quiet debate: Does it makes sense to invest in water-conserving tech now — or later?
About 90 percent of people in Louisiana who signed up for Obamacare got a subsidy. Some worry they won't be able to afford health insurance if the aid is overturned by the Supreme Court.
One company is undertaking reforestation with an innovative business model. Investors can track the coveted trees using digital IDs. Their money goes to plant new trees that won't be harvested.
The Supreme Court may soon rule Obamacare subsidies illegal in about three dozen states. NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Linda Blumberg of the Urban Institute about the options those states would have.
A new, national report on state-funded pre-K sends a few mixed messages: Enrollment and funding are up ... but in many places still remarkably low.
With so many restrictions on their movements, it has never been easy for Saudi women to join the workforce. But the Internet has opened up a new range of opportunities to work from home.
The 2,073-foot-tall Shanghai Tower will be the world's second-tallest building when it opens this year. More than just a skyscraper, it's a symbol of Shanghai's — and China's — soaring ambitions.
George Zimmerman reportedly suffered minor injuries from shattered glass from his car's passenger window. Police say the incident involves a man who previously accused Zimmerman of making threats.
A North Carolina jury has rejected a $750,000 civil lawsuit filed by a police officer who said that a Starbucks store had given him a large cup of hot coffee with an insecure lid.
After The New York Times published a series on exploitative work conditions at nail salons, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has launched a task force to confront the issue.
Tokyo's trendy Shibuya district has become the first place in Japan – and all of East Asia — to recognize same-sex partnerships. It raises the possibility other parts of Japan will follow.
Trade deals like NAFTA can have vast long-term impacts on diet and health. Experts say they're concerned that the U.S. isn't talking about these implications of the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
The European Union presented a proposal to the UN Monday morning, hoping to activate a plan for handling the flood of migrants from the Middle East and Africa to Europe.
It took authorities hours to control a riot at the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution, where inmates started fires and destroyed properties.
Records analyzed by The Baltimore Sun show that thousands of detainees were rejected by Central Booking because of injuries.
Fox announced today that the 15th season of American Idol will be the end of the road for what was once the biggest show on TV.
The month of May brings flowers, Mother's Day and graduations. Bring on those commencement speeches.
A statement by the Saudi foreign minister cited conflicts. The king of Bahrain also said he would not be attending the summit on Thursday.
The small town of Van, Texas, was badly hit and two people died in Nashville, Arkansas, after a tornado raked through a mobile home park.