Hormones from medical treatments wind up in wastewater, and that can be a problem. Some scientists think a version of a household chemical, hydrogen peroxide, could be part of the solution.
Marking the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the powerful poster campaign that helped the country come to grips with disability rights.
"We had crows literally come down and tap me on the head, trying to scare me," a man says of crows that aggressively swoop at humans.
Julie Hamp, who became the automaker's head of public relations in April, allegedly mailed herself a package containing oxycodone pills, declaring the contents to be a necklace.
The two men escaped from a New York prison almost two weeks ago. The list, the agency said, is reserved for the "worst of the worst."
A family and a smuggler talk about how the smuggling market works on the Egyptian coast. It can run up to $5,000 a person, but kids go for free.
The American chestnut is poised to return — as a bionic, blight-resistant tree. Scientists hope to plant about 10,000 transgenic plantlets to pollinate trees in the "wild."
Planned Parenthood has an app that offers discreet help for Californians seeking to get tested for chlamydia or gonorrhea.
The community began to try to pick up the pieces, after a gunman entered a historically black church, opened fire and killed nine people.
Regular chocolate eaters had a lower risk of cardiovascular disease and strokes compared to people who didn't eat chocolate. The researchers say it's more evidence that polyphenols may be protective.
To stop elephant slaughter in Africa, zoologist Sam Wasser spent years extracting DNA from elephant dung and tissue. Much of the world's poached ivory, he discovered, comes from just two hotspots.
Against the backdrop of several fiery derailments, safety advocates are questioning whether new federal rules meant to prevent incidents go far enough. Opponents say the new rules are too costly.
The Chambers Bay Golf Course in Washington State is almost all drought-resistant fescue grass, which is supposed to be brown in hot months.
The nine people who were killed in a mass shooting at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopalian Church in Charleston during a gathering Wednesday, June 17, have been identified by the authorities.
For our 50 Great Teachers series, we profile Thomas Whaley. With his second-graders on Long Island, he's teaching English ... and a lot more.
Justices on Thursday upheld the right of Texas to ban the Confederate battle flag from official license plates, but struck down the regulations an Arizona town imposed on churches' road signs.
They didn't quite break the internet, but the video of 700 goats on their way to a snack is definitely having a moment. We wanted to hear the story behind the herd.
An expert forager has a video and an app for finding weeds to make the ultimate locally grown salad. But even a master foraging app might not lead an amateur to success.
Through the weekend, art by 23 public school students will be seen on two large billboards in the heart of New York City.
In a close vote, the House approved fast-track authority, but the fate of the trade measure is still to be determined.