The scientists from the U.S., Japan and China were awarded the Nobel Prize Monday for discovering drugs to treat parasitic diseases such as malaria, river blindness and elephantiasis.
California Gov. Jerry Brown: "I do not know what I would do if I were dying in prolonged and excruciating pain."
Ellen Kullman says she plans to retire on Oct. 16. DuPont's stock was recently down nearly 40 percent from a peak in March.
After months of impassioned debate over the ethics of physician-assisted suicide, California will become the fifth state to allow people who are terminally ill to hasten death with lethal drugs.
A day before the New York Yankees face the Houston Astros in the American League wild card game, CC Sabathia announces that he is entering rehab to get the help "needed to treat my disease."
Gang violence wasn't always rampant in El Salvador. Rev. Gerardo Mendez, who works with youth in gang-controlled areas, sat down to talk about how gangs became so powerful in this small country.
A relative of one of the ship's crew members says the man likely perished but that the family is still holding out some hope that he could be brought back alive.
The Democratic presidential candidate says she would act through executive action to close the "gun-show loophole" and tighten Internet sales, if Congress doesn't act.
Although every state in the nation now has anti-bullying laws, it wasn't clear if they have any bite in stopping bullies, until now. Clear objectives help a lot, researchers say.
Once reserved for the exclusive use of Chinese royalty, black rice these days has become the darling of gourmets seeking superior nutrition. Now geneticists have traced where this rare rice came from.