Researchers at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference say there's growing evidence that women are more likely than men of the same age to develop Alzheimer's disease.
Now that Cuba and the United States have restored full diplomatic ties, what will it take to lift sanctions impeding business and travel?
The worm infects 740 million people and causes anemia and loss of protein. A vaccine is in the works. And some brave souls are testing it out by ... getting infected with hookworm.
A new report says an estimated half a million American girls are at risk. The U.S. and other developed countries can learn from efforts in Africa to eliminate the practice.
Some of Bikel's most notable work took place on stage — from A Streetcar Named Desire to Fiddler on the Roof.
Scientists assume a wave of people from what's now Siberia crossed into North America via Alaska, maybe 23,000 years ago. Genetics support that, but may also suggest another wave from Australasia.
Trump's kickoff speech in South Carolina was chock full of vitriol, with the added bonus of giving out the phone number of a sitting U.S. senator.
Reports obtained by NPR and ProPublica show the Red Cross did not monitor many of the earthquake relief projects it funded. So the agency may not have answers to this week's questions from Congress.
Based on conversations with the family, a representative offered a narrative of a young man struggling with mental illness and substance abuse who reached a breaking point days before the shootings.
Chlamydia is the most common sexually transmitted disease. Now that Pap tests for cervical cancer are needed less often, young women may not be getting the recommended annual test for chlamydia.
As cars become increasingly computerized and connected, researchers are finding vulnerabilities that may allow autos to be controlled remotely. U.S. lawmakers want standards to make cars more secure.
Egyptian photojournalist Mahmoud Abou Zeid has been behind bars for 705 days without charge. He was arrested in 2013 while taking photos at a protest in Cairo.
It took about two months for Nigel Richards to memorize a French Scrabble dictionary. The New Zealand native has won many English-language Scrabble tournaments.
A group of top chefs, food scientists and tech geeks have set up a lab in Belgium to master 3-D food printing. Their goal: to create nutritionally enhanced foods that appeal to the pickiest palates.
President Francois Hollande said he would present an emergency package of measures that would give farmers tax breaks and financial aid to save them from bankruptcy, the Telegraph reports.
Donald Trump surely broke the rules this past weekend. But he never agreed to play by any other than his own. And this has already proven appealing, even compelling, to millions of Americans.
Americans paid an average penalty of $200 for not having health insurance in 2014, the first year most Americans were required to have coverage under the Affordable Care Act.
Today's lingo seems creative, but slang in 19th century America was every bit as colorful.
Which black tea goes best with blue cheese? It turns out there is an art to unlocking new flavors in your food by pairing it with tea. And a whole new breed of experts has risen up to spread the word.
How beneficial are some of the sports that we play? We follow the average American woman to see how many calories she burns while breaking a sweat.