The Top 10 Science Stories of 2017
Record hurricanes, data breaches, colliding black holes and drug epidemics-the most important science stories of the year
14 minutes ago - Scientific American
Jimmy Kimmel makes emotional return with baby son after his heart surgery
Watch Video NEW YORK - Late night audiences were given two Kimmels on Monday night. Jimmy Kimmel's young son, Billy, made an appearance on his father's late night broadcast...
16 minutes ago - WGN TV
Global Health: The Next Flu Pandemic Will Appear When You Least Expect It
An examination of the great flu epidemics in recent history concludes that next one is likely to arrive in late spring or early summer - not during flu season.
18 minutes ago - NY Times
Personal Health: How Loneliness Affects Our Health
Scientists are gaining a more refined - and surprising - understanding of the effects of loneliness and isolation on health.
18 minutes ago - NY Times
Billionaire Branson branded ‘a grasping capitalist' for suing cash-strapped NHS
Anger is mounting in the UK against billionaire Richard Branson, who successfully sued the cash-starved National Health Service for £328,000 of taxpayer money. Almost 70,000...
48 minutes ago - RT
Brazil Fights H.I.V. Spike in Youths With Free Preventive Drug
The country is the first in Latin America to make a blue pill called PrEP an integral part of its health care policy.
56 minutes ago - NY Times
Deadline for health insurance coverage coming up Friday
CHICAGO - Illinois residents are being reminded that if they need health insurance coverage for next year they must register by Friday night. The Illinois Department of...
1 hour ago - The Seattle Times
Top Stories: Alabama Senate Election; Native Americans' Views On Health Care
Also: The latest on southern California wildfires; France hosts a world climate summit and President Trump isn't invited; and "The Endless Summer" surf film director, Bruce...
1 hour ago - NPR
Parents Worry Congress Won't Fund The Children's Health Insurance Program
The federal funding of the program lapsed in September. States have been burning through leftover funds, or borrowing from other accounts, as they wait for Congress to act...
2 hours ago - NPR
Native Americans Feel Invisible In U.S. Health Care System
About a quarter of Native Americans report experiencing discrimination in health care, according to a poll by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard T.H. Chan...
2 hours ago - NPR
The headlines of News BreaK
Merriam-Webster's word of the year for 2017: 'Feminism'
NEW YORK - This may or may not come as a surprise: Merriam-Webster's word of the year for 2017 is "feminism.
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee dies at age 65
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee died early Tuesday morning, his office said.
Pentagon says it will allow transgender people to enlist in military...
Despite the president's opposition, the Pentagon says it will allow transgender people to enlist in the military beginning next year.
5 things to watch in Alabama's high stakes Senate race
WASHINGTON - As Alabama votes to fill the seat vacated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the choice between Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones has taken on outsized...
NFL Network analysts suspended over sexual harassment claims
Three NFL Network analysts have been suspended after Jami Cantor, a former wardrobe stylist at the network, filed a complaint against NFL Enterprises alleging sexual harassment...
Turbulent Senate race now in hands of Alabama voters
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Depending on who is making the case, Alabama's special Senate election Tuesday is about either continuing the “Trump miracle” in Washington or allowing...
India says Chinese construction on river dirtying water
GAUHATI, India - Officials in India's northeast are complaining that Chinese construction activity on the upper reaches of one of the largest rivers that flows into India are...
Moore's wife: One of their attorneys ‘is a Jew'
MIDLAND CITY, Ala. - The wife of embattled Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore fought back against accusations that her husband doesn't support blacks or Jews, saying at one...
Trump to send astronauts to the moon - and eventually to Mars
In response to National Space Council's recommendations, the president is seeking to reignite U.S. space policy.
Russian youth activists canvass uphill for opposition leader
MOSCOW - Moscow teenagers Kirill Strizhov and Alexander Pelevin have never known a Russia without President Vladimir Putin. Now, they say, the time has come for a younger...