More than five years after Arab Spring uprisings spread across the Middle East, new data shows life expectancy in several countries have taken a hit.
Aid workers are entering for the first time areas in Nigeria once held by the terrorist militia, and finding nearly a million people in desperate conditions.
History has shown that major disasters actually help Louisiana in the long term as federal recovery dollars boost state finances.
The federal government has declared a state of emergency after flooding that has killed at least 11 people and damaged more than 40,000 homes.
It's harder to get an organ transplant in California and New York than in Washington state or South Carolina. A plan to redraw the organ donation map may change that.
Residents are uneasy as Michigan state and local authorities — the same ones that repeatedly said Flint's lead-contaminated water was safe — take over water distribution from the feds this weekend.
The Miami neighborhood where the first locally-transmitted Zika cases in the US happened is drawing a lot of attention.
A lifetime of diminished earnings, welfare dependency and criminal justice costs will add up.
Protesters obstructed major roads nationwide during busy morning traffic on Friday, marking the fifth anniversary of the police killing of a 29-year-old black man in London.
Gunmen shot into a crowd and threw hand grenades, in the country's northeastern Assam state. The government blamed separatists.
The measure, which was signed into law this week and will take effect in December 2018, is the first of its kind at the state level.
The popular Hong Kong-based exchange Bitfinex revealed this week that 120,000 bitcoins were stolen after its system was breached.
Florida is now the first state to see an outbreak of the virus transmitted locally from mosquitos, with the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention dispatching teams to assist in the response.
Russia said the five passengers on board the aircraft are dead, marking the most deaths at once for Russian forces in Syria since the air campaign began last year.
Michigan's attorney general announced several felony charges on Friday in connection with the Flint water crisis, marking the latest twist in the state's criminal probe.
10 other people who were going to be shot on Friday got a reprieve, and 16 more are scheduled to be killed this year by the government of President Joko Widodo.
The UN health agency is preparing to release its latest disease classification manual and is weighing options to change how transgender is categorized.
The regulatory agency put out a call for public comment on the current restrictions this week, with experts hopeful the FDA will revisit the policy and allow gay men to give blood.
A heavy-hitting lineup of speakers — including President Obama, Joe Biden, Tim Kaine, and Michael Bloomberg — spent the evening hammering Donald Trump and touting Hillary Clinton.
Hillary Clinton made the Flint water crisis a campaign focus in the primaries. Now Mayor Karen Weaver wants to remind Americans that the emergency is not over for 100,000 people.