The prospect of having U.S. troops help stage a rescue mission in Iraq appears "far less likely," a Defense Department official said Wednesday following the return of a team of military personnel from a mountain where religious refugees had taken shelter.
More single U.S. women over the age of 35 are having children, even as the overall birth rates for unmarried women in the United States have dropped, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Wednesday
A consignment of experimental Ebola drugs arrived by plane in Liberia on Wednesday to treat two doctors suffering from the virus, which has killed more than 1,000 people across four West African countries
Voters are generally dissatisfied with how President Obama is handling the world’s hot spots -- most give him a thumbs-down for the job he is doing on Iraq, Israel and Ukraine. At the same time, they approve of U.S. airstrikes he’s ordered against ISIS militants in Iraq.
Eating baked or broiled fish at least once a week may preserve parts of the brain that are hit hard by aging, according to a small new study
Doctors treating a Sierra Leone physician with Ebola defended their decision not to give him an experimental drug, saying Wednesday they feared it was too risky