Millions of older Americans who rely on federal benefits will get a 1.7 percent increase in their monthly payments next year.
Federal officials are going on the road with new guidelines to promote head-to-toe protection for health workers treating Ebola patients.
Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, a favorite of socialites and movie stars alike, has died. He was 82.
U.S. safety regulators are warning owners of vehicles that have been recalled for air bag problems to get them repaired immediately.
Toyota is recalling 247,000 vehicles in high-humidity areas as an air bag problem that has plagued most of the auto industry continues to wi…
The slayings of seven women whose bodies were found in Indiana are believed to be the work of a serial killer.
ArtPrize grand prize juror Susan Sollins has died, according to an obituary in the New York Times.
Violent parties near Concord’s annual pumpkin festival led to destruction, dozens of arrests and multiple injuries.
Police searchers found human remains on Saturday that could be those of a University of Virginia sophomore.
A top-secret space plane landed Friday at an Air Force base on the Southern California coast.
President Barack Obama is naming Ron Klain, a former chief of staff to Vice President Joe Biden, as the point man on the U.S. government’s r…
Health care workers who had contact with the man who died of Ebola were asked to sign legal documents in which they agreed to stay home.
Republican lawmakers indignantly criticized the government response to the arrival of Ebola on U.S. shores Thursday in a tense hearing on Ca…
President Barack Obama conceded Thursday it “may be appropriate” to designate a single individual to head the administration effort.
About 500 soldiers have been deployed to West Africa where they are providing support in a military effort to contain the Ebola outbreak.
It’s official: Grand Rapids is the best city in the country to grab a pint of beer.