With images of the thousands of vehicles abandoned on Atlanta's highways last month still fresh in their minds, authorities are trying to get out ahead of another round of winter weather that's bearing down on the city. Meanwhile, things are expected to start thawing in ice-covered Portland, Ore.
Residents of a Philadelphia neighborhood that lacked a grocer got a new market brimming with fresh fruit and veggies — but that didn't change what they ate, a survey shows. Additional interventions — such as cooking classes and nutrition education — may be needed.
As more clients go on Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, some birth control clinics are losing money and looking for creative ways to adapt.
About 10 percent of people with asthma aren't able to control it with medicine. The procedure delivers zaps of energy that burn off the outer layer of smooth muscle cells in the lungs' airways. That way there's less muscle to contract.
Olivia Culbreath, 21, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence and manslaughter in connection with the crash on State Route 60 in Diamond Bar, a suburb east of Los Angeles.
Between Microsoft's CEO announcement, Twitter's earnings report, Facebook's 10th birthday and Yahoo's disclosures of government requests — there's a lot to catch up with.
Today's political polarization makes it seem harder than ever to tackle climate change. Republican Bob Dixson says the goals of going green aren't only for liberals. His town of Greensburg was hit by an unusually strong tornado, and now he's working on a White House task force to prepare communities like his.
Interpreter "Johnny Walker" accompanied the U.S. military on countless missions in his war-torn home country of Iraq. His memoir, Code Name: Johnny Walker, details his experiences with the SEALs and his family's long path to U.S. citizenship.
To see what services the Forest Lawn company has to offer, there's no need to go to an actual funeral home or cemetery. In shopping centers across Southern California, the business is setting up kiosks that look like they could as easily be marketing homemade pottery instead of urns.
The state's historic drought has been bad for farmers but good for gold seekers, who can now pan areas that have long been buried under feet of water.
Sure, Sochi has competitors who perform feats of superhuman strength and skill. But the agility contest at the Westminster Dog Show had nothing but cheerful contestants and good sports.
Sure, Sochi has competitors who perform feats of super-human strength and skill. But the agility contest at the Westminster Dog Show had nothing but cheerful contestants and good sports.
The refugees were reportedly leaving the besieged city of Homs on the same day that a United Nations aid convoy came under fire.
The referendum was approved by just 50.5 percent of the vote. It effectively ends a "free movement agreement" with the European Union.
Later, they'd get weird, experimental, and rebellious, but when the Beatles made their U.S. television debut 50 years ago, they were still just a band — but a magically brilliant band.
Soon after they arrived on U.S. shores, The Beatles infiltrated just about every part of American pop culture — including lunchboxes. Fans have been known to shell out more than $1,000 for an authentic 1960s lunchbox featuring the band.
The San Francisco Bay area has gotten about 3 inches so far this season, but normally it should have received 14.5 inches.
People who have never experienced earthquakes are starting to feel rumbles, which scientists say may be linked to the rise in oil and gas activity. Along with the quakes are shockingly loud noises that can put residents on edge.
The U.S. and Russian teams are fending off accusations from a French sports website that they are colluding to help each other win medals.
The drug company Merck has agreed to settle with thousands of claimants who sued over the contraceptive NuvaRing. Hormonal birth control has never escaped controversy when it comes to potentially serious side effects, so how do women sort through the data and make a decision that works for them.