Poll: Many caregivers neglecting their own health

Published Oct. 16 2018

Skipping your checkup but not grandma's? Caring for an older loved one is a balancing act, and a new poll...

U.S., Russian astronauts land safely after rocket failure

Published Oct. 11 2018

The problem came two minutes into the flight: The rocket carrying an American and a Russian to the International Space...

Hurricane Michael slams into Florida Panhandle with 155 mph winds

Published Oct. 10 2018

Supercharged by abnormally warm waters in the Gulf of Mexico, Michael slammed into the Florida Panhandle on Wednesday with potentially...


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U.S. Gulf Coast bracing for 'monstrous' Hurricane Michael

Published Oct. 8 2018

Residents of Florida's Panhandle frantically filled sandbags, boarded up homes and secured boats Monday as they anxiously awaited Hurricane Michael,...

SpaceX satellite launch lights up night sky, social media

Published Oct. 8 2018

When SpaceX launched a rocket carrying an Argentine Earth-observation satellite from California's Central Coast, both the night sky and social...

Meet the farmers of the future: Robots

Published Oct. 3 2018

Brandon Alexander would like to introduce you to Angus, the farmer of the future.

Survey finds 2 million U.S. teens are vaping marijuana

Published Sep. 17 2018

A school-based survey shows nearly 1 in 11 U.S. students have used marijuana in electronic cigarettes, heightening concern about the...

4 dead as Hurricane Florence drenches the Carolinas

Published Sep. 14 2018

Blowing ashore with howling 90 mph winds, Hurricane Florence splintered buildings, trapped hundreds of people and swamped entire communities along...

Ferocious typhoon slams into northeastern Philippines

Published Sep. 14 2018

Typhoon Mangkhut slammed into the country's northeastern coast early Saturday, with witnesses saying the storm's ferocious wind and blinding rain...

LIVE: Watch Hurricane Florence from Frying Pan Tower off North Carolina coast

Published Sep. 13 2018

Viewers can watch live footage of Hurricane Florence raging toward the North Carolina coast from a camera set up at...

'Threat becomes reality': Hurricane Florence begins days of rain, wind

Published Sep. 13 2018

The big slosh has begun, and the consequences could be disastrous.

Hurricane Florence's uncertain track sows fear; 10 million in crosshairs

Published Sep. 12 2018

Hurricane Florence put a corridor of more than 10 million people in the crosshairs Wednesday as the monster storm closed...

Active shooter study: Semi-automatic rifles more deadly

Published Sep. 11 2018

Active shooters with semi-automatic rifles wound and kill twice as many people as those using non-automatic weapons, although chances of...

Florence strengthens to Category 4, takes aim at Carolinas

Published Sep. 10 2018

Florence rapidly strengthened into a potentially catastrophic Category 4 hurricane on Monday as it closed in on North and South...

Early results boost hopes for historic gene editing attempt

Published Sep. 6 2018

Early, partial results from a historic gene editing study give encouraging signs that the treatment may be safe and having...

Gordon aims to hit Gulf Coast as hurricane after nightfall

Published Sep. 4 2018

Families filled sandbags, took patio furniture inside and stocked up on batteries and bottled water as the Gulf Coast prepared...

In Jamestown, a reckoning over American slavery's beginnings

Published Aug. 28 2018

On a recent afternoon, tour guide Justin Bates pointed to the spot where historic Jamestown's legislature first convened in July...

Worldwide gun deaths reach 250,000 yearly; U.S. ranks high

Published Aug. 28 2018

Gun deaths worldwide total about 250,000 yearly and the United States is among just six countries that make up half...

Experts assemble for U.N.-hosted meeting on 'killer robots'

Published Aug. 27 2018

Experts from scores of countries are meeting to discuss ways to define and deal with "killer robots" — futuristic weapons...

Air pollution is shortening your life. Here's how much.

Published Aug. 27 2018

Air pollution is shaving months — and in some cases more than a year — off your life expectancy, depending...

Hurricane Lane soaks Hawaii's Big Island with foot of rain

Published Aug. 23 2018

Hurricane Lane soaked Hawaii's Big Island on Thursday, dumping 12 inches of rain in as many hours as residents stocked...

Mom was Neanderthal: Fossil shows mix of humankind's cousins

Published Aug. 22 2018

Scientists say they've found the remains of a prehistoric female whose mother was a Neanderthal and whose father belonged to...

Hurricane Lane now at Category 4 as it heads toward Hawaii

Published Aug. 22 2018

Hawaii residents rushed to stores to stock up on bottled water, ramen, toilet paper and other supplies as they faced...