Nobody knew how people in Southern California were getting infected with the life-threatening fungus C. gattii. A 13-year-old helped figure out the source: three types of trees.
Once a popular way to teach grammar, the practice of diagramming sentences has fallen out of favor.
The attack, which killed more than 60 worshippers at Friday prayers, is the latest sectarian violence to rock the deeply divided country.
There are countless programs to help veterans readjust to civilian life. One of the most unusual is in San Diego, where vets get together in a caged boxing ring and punch each other in the face.
The white trucks, which Moscow says are carrying only humanitarian aid, have been held up at the border for more than a week over fears they could be a ruse to resupply separatists.
The two missionaries who spent the past three weeks in an isolation unit at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta have begun their post-Ebola lives. Many questions, however, remain not only for them but also for the doctors at Emory. The doctors who treated the two patients, Dr. Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol, say they discovered just how much basic medical care matters for people with Ebola. For example, they learned that monitoring the patients’ fluid levels is key.
Airlines have the right to refuse a passenger suspected of having Ebola. But if you're sick with a contagious disease, what are your rights when it comes to canceling and refunds?