The Earth and Mars will be on opposite sides of the sun for most of the month of June, an alignment called Mars solar conjunction.
Authorities in South Korea temporarily closed two hospitals amid persistent fears over the MERS virus outbreak, which has killed 13 people through Friday, though health officials said they are seeing fewer new infections.
The Obama administration is about to announce the U.S. will send more troops to Iraq to boost the training of local forces, officials said Wednesday, in a response to recent setbacks at the hands of the Islamic State and Baghdad's appeals for more help.
The engineer driving an Amtrak train wasn't using his cellphone to talk, text or download data just before the train derailed in Philadelphia last month, safety investigators said Wednesday, deepening the mystery of what caused the accident that killed eight and injured about 200.
As the national forests suffer from drought, density and infestation, House Republicans are resurrecting efforts to thin more quickly millions of acres and take down dead trees.
With one out of four U.S. doctors older than 65, the American Medical Association adopted a plan Monday to help decide when it's time for aging senior physicians to hang up the stethoscope.
NEW YORK — Those record profits that companies are reporting may not be all they’re cracked up to be.
Abortions have declined in states where new laws make it harder to have them – but they’ve also waned in states where abortion rights are protected, an Associated Press survey finds. Nearly everywhere, in red states and blue, abortions are down since 2010.
As the Internet has upended their business, cable companies have been racing to reinvent themselves as dominant broadband providers and distributors of online video.
Crisp checks sent over by your credit card company are marketed as a “convenient” way for you for pay bills, consolidate debt and access more of your available credit. To the untrained consumer, it might seem no different from any other credit card purchase.
As Sam’s Club began allowing customers to buy their groceries online and pick them up in person, the Wal-Mart-owned chain of stores noticed a frequent conundrum: Customers were having to wait too long in the warehouses to get their goods.
A phone notice prompts you to let the store know when you’ll be picking up your order, so frozen items will be ready.
BENTONVILLE, Ark. — As Sam’s Club began allowing customers to buy their groceries online and pick them up in person, the Wal-Mart-owned chain of stores noticed a frequent conundrum: Customers were having to wait too long in the warehouses to get their goods.
WASHINGTON — You’ve probably seen them crowding your mailbox. Crisp checks sent over by your credit card company are marketed as a “convenient” way for you for pay bills, consolidate debt and access more of your available credit.
Laura Markowski used to worry every time a text alerted her that a patient had posted a bad review online of a doctor at her health care system.
WASHINGTON — Congress approved sweeping changes Tuesday to surveillance laws enacted after the Sept. 11 attacks, eliminating the National Security Agency’s disputed bulk phone-records collection program and replacing it with a more restrictive measure to keep the records in phone companies’ hands.
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