The agency is launching a new coordinated research effort to stop citrus greening, a disease imported from Asia that turns fruit bitter and unmarketable. It first turned up in Florida eight years. Now, it threatens to destroy the nation's citrus industry.
Even for those with the will and drive to pursue treatment, the process remains difficult, frightening and full of holes. Mental health advocates say little has come, on the federal level, from the task forces and promises that followed the Newtown shootings.
A year after the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., gunman Adam Lanza's motives are still unclear. Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy says people may just have to be satisfied with what they've known from the beginning — that on Dec. 14, 2012, a horrible thing happened.
Two men are charged in Kansas and six others in Iowa with conspiring to steal patented seeds from some of the nation's leading seed developers.
Robert Levinson vanished in Iran in 2007. His family hasn't received proof of life in more than two years.
The inspectors' final report confirms some earlier allegations, citing "clear and convincing evidence" that the weapons were used against civilians in Ghouta, near Damascus. Other cases were less clear.
U.S. wireless carriers reached a deal with the Federal Communications Commission on Thursday that will make it easier for consumers to "unlock" their mobile phones and use them on a competitor's network.
A painstaking analysis of 14 James Bond novels by some British doctors reveals that the international spy consumed six or more drinks a day, on average. He also went on benders that would have made his driving stunts downright suicidal.
The two-year deal passed despite opposition from Republicans who are part of the Tea Party faction. It was announced earlier this week, after being pounded out by Rep. Paul Ryan R-Wis., and Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash.
Groups such as Americans for Prosperity were hoping to rouse opposition to a budget package that raises short-term spending. House Speaker John Boehner says such groups have lost their credibility.
From Kool & The Gang to LCD Soundsystem.
The House Budget Committee says higher pension contributions and travel fees in the new budget shouldn’t be considered taxes. We speak with a tax policy analyst who disagrees.