Scientists are predicting a near-record dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico - an area where the water holds too little oxygen for marine life.
New recommendations are urging doctors to prescribe a daily HIV prevention pill to people who are at high risk of getting the virus.
Nearly 3 million students in the U.S. face struggles keeping up with their studies because they don't have home internet access.
NASA opening International Space Station to private visitors, starting as early as next year.
A new study shoots down the notion that medical marijuana laws can prevent opioid overdose deaths.
A retired gynecologist who worked at the University of California, Los Angeles for decades has pleaded not guilty to sexually abusing two patients during exams and the campus is asking anyone who may have other complaints against him to step forward.
The U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether residents of two Montana communities can continue with their decade-long effort to get the Atlantic Richfield Co. to pay for a more thorough cleanup of arsenic after a century of copper smelting.
U.S. Catholic bishops have convened a high-stakes national meeting that will focus on defusing the church's clergy sex-abuse crisis.
Attorneys general eyeing U.S. church authorities in growing clergy abuse investigations.
The Southern Baptist Convention opens a national meeting that will be dominated by discussion of a large-scale sex-abuse crisis.
Jury that convicted ex-NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. of raping 58-year-old homeless woman ordered to return after deadlocking on 8 other charges, including 2 more counts of rape involving 54-year-old hitchhiker, unconscious teen.
A federal judge in Chicago says he'll dismiss a lawsuit brought by a parks advocacy group that is trying to stop Barack Obama's presidential center from being built in a lakefront park.
An American lawyer known for winning huge legal awards over deadly construction accidents plans to hold a news conference on the 2017 apartment fire in London that killed 72 people.
A resolution being voted on in the House would make it easier for Democrats to sue President Donald Trump's administration and other potential witnesses who refuse to comply with subpoenas.
Virginia's highly charged legislative primary elections are being closely watched as a possible political barometer for 2020 presidential election year.
A Massachusetts man who struck a friendship with Anne Frank's father has donated a trove of letters and mementos he received from Otto Frank to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum for the 90th anniversary of the young Holocaust victim's birth.