Cholesterol levels dropping in US, but many still need care

Cholesterol levels dropping in US, but many still need care

New research shows cholesterol levels are dropping in U.S., but more people need care.

As ruling nears, immigrant fights for anti-deportation act

As ruling nears, immigrant fights for anti-deportation act

A Mexican immigrant fighting President Donald Trump's attempt to end a program shielding young immigrants from deportation says he is nervous about the case finally being heard at the U.S. Supreme Court.

Little Rock teachers to go on strike over district's control

Little Rock teachers to go on strike over district's control

Little Rock teachers say they'll go on strike for one day this week over an Arkansas panel's decision to strip their collective bargaining power and complaints about state control of the 23,000-student district.

Millions at stake in dinosaur fight: Are fossils minerals?

Millions at stake in dinosaur fight: Are fossils minerals?

The discovery of two fossilized dinosaur skeletons intertwined in what looks like a final death match could make a central Montana ranching couple rich beyond their wildest dreams. Or they may have to share the wealth.

US officials identify 'strong culprit' in vaping illnesses

US officials identify 'strong culprit' in vaping illnesses

U.S. health officials are reporting a breakthrough in their investigation into the cause of an outbreak of vaping illnesses.

New York judge sets opioid crisis trial for January

New York judge sets opioid crisis trial for January

A New York judge has set a trial over the state's claims against the drug industry over the toll of opioids for January.

Doctors try CRISPR gene editing for cancer, a 1st in the US

Doctors try CRISPR gene editing for cancer, a 1st in the US

1st attempt in US to use a gene editing tool called CRISPR against cancer seems safe in 3 patients who have had it so far.

Juul halts US sales of popular mint-flavored e-cigarettes

Juul halts US sales of popular mint-flavored e-cigarettes

E-cigarette maker Juul Labs says it will stop selling its mint-flavored vaping pods.

Saudi recruitment of Twitter workers reflects insider risks

Saudi recruitment of Twitter workers reflects insider risks

U.S. prosecutors say the Saudi government carried out a coordinated effort to recruit employees at Twitter to look up the private data of Twitter accounts.

Judge strikes down new Trump rule on religious objections

Judge strikes down new Trump rule on religious objections

A federal court judge in New York has struck down a rule letting health care clinicians object to providing abortions and other services on moral or religious grounds.