Freshening up your mouth with a regular rinse could come with a long-term health hazard. But cancer specialists are far more concerned about tobacco, alcohol and betel nut chewing.
A Ukrainian minister says police arrested around 70 demonstrators who had seized an administration building in Kharkiv, Ukraine's 2nd-largest city. Separatists have also seized a building in Donetsk.
UConn won it all, 60-54, by staying a step ahead of Kentucky's talented five starting freshmen. The Huskies also made all of their free throws, while the Wildcats struggled at the line.
New drugs are usually tested in animals before they're tested in humans. But many of those studies aren't done carefully enough, analysts say. So time and money is wasted, and treatments are delayed.
During her grilling before Congress, CEO Mary Barra insisted the new GM is different and better than the old GM. But are the company and its cars really new and improved? The answer is complicated.
A study shows that women can be great negotiators, just not when they're asking for themselves. When women negotiate pay on behalf of a friend, they bargain just as hard as the guys.
Microsoft will end support for the persistently popular Windows XP on Tuesday. The move could put everything from the operations of heavy industry to the identities of everyday people in danger.
A newspaper in West Monroe, La., published a video of freshman U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister kissing a woman who wasn't his wife.
The Senate voted 59-38 Monday to resurrect federal jobless benefits for the long-term unemployed. Republican supporters appealed to Speaker Boehner to permit election-year action in the House too.
Most states improved improved their election performance between 2008 and 2012, with overall wait times at polling stations decreasing in many places.
Shabazz Napier scored 22 points and Connecticut won its second NCAA title in four years, beating all those Kentucky freshmen 60-54 in the championship game Monday night.
Army officials say Spc. Iván López opened fire after a dispute over his request for leave. Within eight minutes, López allegedly fired 35 shots.
The parents activated a distress beacon from their 36-foot sailboat en route to the Pacific islands after the girl developed a fever and rash that wouldn't respond to medications.
The Project on Fair Representation is looking for college applicants willing to challenge Harvard University, the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and the University of Wisconsin, Madison.
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, who is expected to sign the bill, said decriminalizing marijuana might lead to a greater focus on more serious threats.
The brutality that began in Rwanda in April 1994 left 800,000 dead in just over three months. Some collapsed in grief as the country marked the anniversary of those dark days.
The 100 days of brutality that began in Rwanda in April 1994 left 800,000 dead, and is the fastest genocide in history.
Aquaculture in the U.S. has lagged because of opposition from environmentalists and people living on the coast. But entrepreneurs say they've found a way to produce fish on land with little pollution.
Sens. Claire McCaskill and Kirsten Gillibrand are calling for increased funding to bulk up the Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights.
The trombonist and three fellow musicians from Houston started one of jazz's most popular groups in the 1960s. As the times changed, so did their music — and their success magnified further.