Most big children's hospitals are nonprofits, but you wouldn't know that looking at the bottom lines of many of them. They're pouring billions of dollars into new buildings, adding beds and equipment and staff at the same time...
"A record-high 81 percent of Americans are dissatisfied with the way the country is being governed," Gallup says.
But which acclaimed American should be featured first? The U.S. Postal Service is inviting suggestions from the public after ending its longstanding rule that people cannot appear on a stamp while they're still living.
The polio strains isolated from 10 children in China were linked to virus circulating in Pakistan. They're the first confirmed cases of polio identified in China since 1999, according to the World Health Organization.
In 2009, Peter Van Buren joined a team working to rebuild Iraq's infrastructure and economy. For the next year, he encountered comically-misguided projects, greedy contractors and oblivious bureaucrats. His new book details the ground-level...
In the wake of James Levine's departure from the Boston Symphony Orchestra, who's going to ascend the podium at one of the world's top orchestras?
After jumping out of a helicopter from more than 6,500 feet above a mountain, the American daredevil flew through a natural gap in its walls. He then parachuted to safety. It's all on video.
80 were arrested through the weekend and police faced controversy after using pepper spray to control the crowd.
The young Republicans are protesting affirmative action legislation by charging whites more than others. Others on campus say they're being offensive.
Nearly two months after a collision on China's high-speed rail network killed 40 people, the government is still investigating why it happened. But critics blame the haste with which the high-speed network was built, corruption and a disregard...