Most polls in Georgia’s gubernatorial race show incumbent Republican Nathan Deal in a dead heat with his Democratic opponent, Jason Carter. Incumbents typically enjoy an advantage over challengers. So why is Gov. Deal potentially facing a runoff?
Spontaneous gene mutations, not ones inherited from parents, increase a child's risk of autism, scientists say. By comparing genes within families they've identified more than 100 suspects.
Ten of the 14 Ebola patients evacuated from West Africa have survived. We asked specialists: What made the difference?
The comic juggernaut announced Tuesday that one of its upcoming films will have a female lead, and another will be headlined by a black man.
Kaci Hickox, who was first placed in isolation in New Jersey after her return over the weekend from Ebola-stricken Sierra Leone, has refused to abide by a "voluntary" quarantine in the state.
An investigation by NPR and ProPublica reveals how the Red Cross increased its focus on public relations while it struggled to meet basic needs of storm victims.
Just days before the Nov. 4 midterm elections, a state judge in Georgia is declining to act on a dispute over 56,000 voter registration applications in one of the nation's most politically charged states.
A sign of a robust economy that ultimately lifts all boats or a force that prevents low- and middle-income people from advancing? Experts debate income inequality for Intelligence Squared U.S.