Environmentalists are suing to stop Alabama from using nearly $60 million in BP oil spill recovery funds to build a new hotel on the beach. The project is one of dozens underway across the region.
A woman is thought to be spreading Ebola in a remote village. So health workers spend four hours trekking through the bush to track her down. By the time they make it, it's too late.
Tristan Benns is a senior at Central High School in the academically demanding International Baccalaureate, or IB, program. Graduates often head to Ivy League schools after high school.
"There are Americans who agree with it," President Obama says of the jury's decision, "and there are Americans who are deeply disappointed even angry. It's an understandable reaction."
A look at the chronology of events leading to a grand jury's decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown.
The University of California system recently approved a 5 percent tuition hike, annually, for up to five years. Students at UC Berkeley have taken the lead in protesting the measure.
Leading companies are keeping tight-lipped about what they're doing to protect customers from similar attacks that have hit Target, Home Depot and other major retailers.
There's not enough evidence that screening the general public for vitamin D deficiency helps reduce the risk of disease, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force says.
Spiritual leaders are praying for calm, but preparing for everything, as they wait for a grand jury decision in the shooting of Michael Brown.