The USA Freedom Act would also make significant opinions from a secret court public and would allow challenges to challenges to National Security Letters.
The city has seen some positive changes in recent years, including a reconnection with the city's rural past. The pastime has given youth an outlet in a region that's at the center of gang violence.
The epicenter of the quake that struck Nepal was in the district of Gorkha, a few hours drive from the capital of Kathmandu. We're just beginning to see the extent of the damage in villages there.
A story on mammogram recommendations quotes only the opposing views in Congress.
The men, resettled there after years in detention, say they aren't getting enough asisstance. Camped outside the U.S. Embassy, they are seeking housing and other help reintegrating into society.
Newly released documents show the FAA initially declined to give Andreas Lubitz a medical certificate for his U.S. pilot's license because of his history of depression.
Medical consultation via video is going mainstream. UnitedHealthcare says it will cover doctors' visits by live video on smartphones, tablets and computers. Will people overuse it and boost costs?
Today, President Obama announced a massive effort with major publishers to make thousands of e-book titles free for low-income kids.
West Baltimore protests spark debate over how media portrays conflict.
People convicted of minor crimes years ago are suing to overturn a Pennsylvania law that bars them from working full time in nursing homes, locking them out of a fast-growing sector in the economy.
Baptist Health System in San Antonio made money doing what used to be industry heresy: reducing patients' use of medical care.
Chipotle says providing "food with integrity" means dropping genetically modified ingredients. But critics say the company's new policy is inconsistent and even dishonest.
One aim of Obamacare was to ease the financial strain on nonprofit hospitals that provide medical care to people who lack insurance and can't pay their bills. That plan is working, hospitals say.
Fresno native Mark Arax has written about the war over water in his state for decades. "It used to be the farmers against the delta smelt fish, and now it's the urbanite against the almond," he says.
A woman who caught pneumonic plague in Colorado last summer likely contracted it from her friend or his dog. Antibiotics limited the outbreak to four people and cured them.
In the U.K., rapeseed is getting a royal treatment. It's called cold-pressing, and it's a method of processing the oilseed to bring out the best of its mustardy flavor.
The 2008 presidential race was the first in the post-YouTube era. Candidates tried all kinds of things to break through, including former Sen. Mike Gravel simply throwing a rock in water.
A Baltimore Police Department task force found the van transporting Gray made one more stop than originally thought.
Messenger was launched from Earth back in 2004. After 4,104 orbits of Mercury and billions of miles of space travel, the orbiter will end its mission with a quiet bang Thursday.
President Francois Hollande warns of consequences if the allegations about the abuse in the Central African Republic are true. The U.N. worker who publicly revealed the abuse has been suspended.