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The youngest male rhino, Suni, at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya in 2010. Suni, one of seven remaining northern white rhinos in the world, died on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. Photo by Elodie A. Sampere / Barcroft Media / Getty Images. One of the...
A patient receives an influenza shot on Jan. 6, 2014 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Doctors say it’s best to not let seasonally normal fever, aches and fatigue grow into an Ebola false alarm. Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images Worried you might...
CDC Director Tom Frieden listens via videoconference as U.S. President Barack Obama holds a meeting with cabinet agencies coordinating the government’s Ebola response at the White House on Oct. 15. President Obama pushed back against calls for...
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court said Saturday that Texas can use its controversial new voter identification law for the November election. A majority of the justices rejected an emergency request from the Justice Department and civil rights...
The poverty rate in the U.S. registered its first drop in the U.S. since 2006, the U.S. Census Bureau reported, falling from 15 percent in 2012 to 14.5 percent in 2013. But a Brookings Institution analysis finds that the situation remains bleak in...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioNARRATOR: In this south central mountain country, over a third of the population has faced chronic unemployment. MEGAN THOMPSON: For as long as anyone can remember, the coal country of Eastern Kentucky has struggled...