The numbing cold is expected to ease in the coming days as water systems in Memphis and other Tennessee cities battle broken pipes that have caused boil-water notices.
U.S. hospitals face growing scrutiny over aggressive debt collection tactics. At one community hospital, few patients get financial aid when they can't afford to pay. Many more are taken to court.
Glynn Simmons, 71, was released in July after prosecutors agreed that key evidence in his case was not turned over to his defense lawyers. He is the longest imprisoned U.S. inmate to be exonerated.
Matoaka Baptist Church pastor said he was impersonating Ray Charles in one incident and dressed as a Native woman during "Cowboys and Indians Night" at a church camp.
Patients and doctors in Tennessee, Idaho and Oklahoma are taking legal action against state abortion bans. Women told dramatic stories of dangerous pregnancies and delayed care.
More than 300,000 customers in the southern U.S. remained without power Monday as the bulk of outages were in Oklahoma, where heavy weekend storms carried winds as strong as 80 mph around Tulsa.
Jaci and Dustin Statton didn't think Oklahoma's abortion bans would affect them. They were open to having more kids. They didn't imagine Jaci would face a life-threatening pregnancy, though.
A search for two missing Oklahoma teenagers and a convicted sex offender ended within hours on Monday when police found seven bodies, including five teenagers, on a rural property.
The bodies were discovered during a search of a rural property near the town of Henryetta, agency spokesman Gerald Davidson said.
The parents living at the home where they and their children died last October were experiencing financial difficulties, family members previously told a local newspaper.
A new study shows women who call the hospitals in Oklahoma get confusing information about the state's abortion bans. One family lived through that confusion with dire consequences last month.
One of the four county officials in Oklahoma who were caught on tape allegedly talking about murdering reporters and lynching Black residents stepped down on Wednesday.
More states are moving to specialized managed-care contracts solely to handle medical and behavioral services for foster kids. But child advocates, foster parents, and even state officials say these and other care arrangements are shortchanging foster kids’ health needs.
Hundreds of indigenous people disinterred by archaeologists at the historic Etowah Mounds in Northwest Georgia will be returned to their descendants with the cooperation of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.
Tulsa, Okla., has offered a blueprint, however imperfect, for how to confront a history of racial violence. In neighboring Arkansas, the city of Elaine has found the Tulsa model hard to replicate.