The political world was shocked when the GOP House leader took himself out of consideration for speaker. Rep. Charlie Rangel tweeted that unlike his smoothie, things weren't "smooth" for McCarthy.
The internationally renowned chef sparked a cooking craze and inspired other New Orleans restaurateurs. He was 75.
One U.S. official said the cruise missiles were launched from warships in the Caspian Sea. It was unclear where the missiles landed in Iran or if they caused any damage.
To be nominated for speaker, Kevin McCarthy would have just needed a majority of House Republicans' votes, but getting through a vote with the full House would have been a much higher hurdle.
He's a doctor, an imam and a millennial. His ideas about fighting Ebola in Sierra Leone are part of the reason that, this week, the three countries at the center of the epidemic reported no new cases.
The study claims rates of thyroid cancer are high for children who lived near the tsunami-crippled nuclear plant in Japan. But other scientists are skeptical of the findings.
A new study published in the journal Science shows that regular use of a specific math-based iPad app significantly improved math performance in elementary school children.
The Senate minority leader and his wife are seeking more than $50,000 in damages over what they say is a defective resistance band that caused him to lose sight in his right eye, among other injuries.
Firstborns in Britain are more likely to be nearsighted, a finding that matches other studies. Maybe it's because parents are more likely to push studying than they do with subsequent kids.
Stone, one of three Americans who helped stop a terrorist attack on a Paris-bound train in August, is said to be in stable condition following the incident in Sacramento.