Scientists are beginning to see alarming similarities between the Great Dying and what's currently happening to our atmosphere.
Leathers was 37. He was killed on Sunday in the hallway of an apartment building in the Bronx, according to the NYPD. The police have arrested a suspect in connection to the incident.
New research shows that daily light walking is important for maintaining health as you age. But if you can't hit 10,000 steps, don't worry.
The modified fungus produces spider toxin that rapidly kills mosquitoes, raising hopes for a new weapon to fight a disease that sickens millions. But not everyone is convinced.
In many ways, the system worked: Someone saw something, then said something, and police made an arrest. But what happened next would play out a fundamental tension at the heart of our criminal justice system: At what point does a thought — or a plan — become a crime?
They are popular. They are controversial. And now, video games have just become an internationally recognized addiction.
Dayton is currently under a boil-water advisory. And while the storms devastated dozens of buildings and trees, only minor injuries have been reported, officials said Tuesday morning.
"There was a lot of devastation throughout the state," Gov. Mike Parson told reporters at a morning press briefing. "We were very fortunate last night that we didn't have more injuries than what we had, and we didn't have more fatalities across the state."
Anonymous hackers breached the city of Baltimore's servers two weeks ago. Since then, those servers' digital content has been locked away — and the online aspects of running the city are at an impasse.
Under the California Education Code, teachers get 10 sick days a year, after which they receive 100 days of extended sick leave. It's during this latter period that the cost of a substitute teacher is deducted from their salary.
Over the past 70 years, ultra-processed foods have come to dominate the US diet. These are foods made from cheap industrial ingredients and engineered to be super-tasty and generally high in fat, sugar and salt.
A three-foot-tall silver bunny just set an art world record.
A statement from the Carter Center said Carter was preparing to go turkey hunting when he fell in his home. It added that he is now "recovering comfortably" after undergoing surgery at the Phoebe Sumter Medical Center in Americus, Georgia.
In Mongolia, a couple died of bubonic plague on May 1. This is the same illness that killed an estimated 50 million people across three continents in the 1300s.
While some diseases (like Huntington's and Tay-Sachs) are caused by a single gene gone awry, that's certainly not the case for common conditions, including obesity. Instead, thousands of genes apparently play a role in increasing obesity risk.
Three years ago, the aquarium decided it would find a sanctuary in the wild for its prized pod of dolphins. But then climate change complicated the plan entirely.
Rescue workers were able to rappel down the inside of the volcano, where they found the man on a ledge 70 feet below the rim. They attached the man to a stretcher and airlifted him out of the crater, with the help of a military helicopter.
Less than 24 hours after the bite, Oakley Yoder left the hospital with her grateful parents. Then the bills came.
In the month following the show's debut in March 2017, there was a 28.9% increase in suicide among Americans ages 10-17, said the study, published Monday in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
A major pharmaceutical distribution company and two of its former executives are facing criminal charges for their roles in advancing the nation's opioid crisis and profiting from it.