Rehabilitation facilities reach full capacity in Maine as investigators try to determine what is causing dead or stranded seals to wash ashore
Danes will erect a 70-kilometer (43.4-mile) fence along the German border to stop wild boars from crossing, in the hope of preventing the spread of African swine fever that can jeopardize the country’s big pork industry.
A federal court judge has ruled that a New Jersey business doesn’t have to waive its mandatory drug testing requirement for a worker who uses medical marijuana
Three scientists will share a $500,000 medical prize for their studies of the immune system that have led to innovative treatments for cancer, HIV and other diseases
California Gov. Jerry Brown is seeking to tighten a law he signed weeks ago that critics say could have freed rapists and murderers who completed two years of mental health treatment
A medical device maker has settled a lawsuit over the death of a Yale University psychologist who died in 2013 when a machine part detached and caused her blood to be pumped onto a hospital room floor
Congo’s health ministry says Ebola spreads to 2nd province as experimental treatment begins
Gay-rights activists are cautiously raising their profile in Haiti _ even as their community faces pervasive hostility in most spheres of public life
US stocks give up an early gain and close lower as investors continue to worry that Turkey’s financial woes could affect other countries
Toxins used in nonstick cookware, fast-food wrappers and much more are turning up in public water systems in dozens of states
New way to track millions of genetic variations promises better forecasting of people’s risk for heart attacks, four other disorders
Firefighters had to rescue a southwestern Illinois man from deep mud after he became stuck while trying to reach his pet parrot
Virginia investigators find no evidence of abuse after immigrant teens describe harsh treatment at detention facility
Stocks turned lower in midday trading on Wall Street as banks, energy and industrial companies slide.