Despite the tireless efforts of many health professionals, progress against Ebola and other diseases has been slowed by federal budget cuts. To boost our efforts to prevent epidemics, federal investment in biomedical research should be revived.
Rev. Al Sharpton and the parents of Michael Brown, Lesley McSpadden, and Michael Brown, Sr., speak to the press.
Politicians in both parties might have seriously miscalculated. The election returns aren't in yet, so we can't know for sure. Still, if trends continue, this could turn out to be a bad year for fear.
The Michael Brown case has great significance because it is yet another in a growing line of tragedies that further demand a conversation about our civil liberties within the criminal justice system.
Public offering gets suspended after company admitted in prospectus it was in no danger of being punished for exceed international tuna quotas.
After it became apparent there was a problem with the launch of the NASA-contracted Antares rocket, the company that operated the flight hit the destruct button, a spokesman said Thursday.
A Danish court on Friday sentenced the Swedish founder of file-sharing site The Pirate Bay to 3½ years in prison.
Why did nearly 1,000 Iowans pay $100-a-pop to chew wilted salads and poke at dried-out chicken breast with a bunch of strangers inside a drafty conventional hall? Politics, of course.
Asked Thursday why President Barack Obama has a hard time in Louisiana -- where his approval rating hovers around 40% -- Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu said a big reason has to do with his race.
Russia and Ukraine's new energy deal ensures gas will flow freely to Europe just in time for winter.
As fear about the spread of Ebola continues, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power says she'll be following standard health protocol following her return from Africa.
Mitch McConnell could soon get a taste of just how daunting it is to run the Senate after years of slamming Democrats for mismanaging the chamber.
his year's Coffee Night at UVa-Wise will feature Betsy Sholl, the former poet laureate of Maine.
My dad's doctor told him he has an enlarged heart at his last appointment. What does that mean?
The NCAA moved up opening day so a player with terminal brain cancer can realize her dream of playing college basketball.
Eric Frein, who is accused of killing a state trooper, has been captured and is making his first court appearance.
As pint-sized ghosts, goblins and the latest Pixar characters dash through neighborhoods on Halloween night collecting pounds of candy, dentists are gearing up to cash in – but not in the way you might expect.
Sustain Abingdon will host a recycling day next month in the parking lot of the Abingdon Police Department.
The work Rep. Tom Cotton has done since he declared he would challenge incumbent Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor has him going into Election Day with a head of steam.