Posted: 10/03/2012 - A multibillion-dollar information-sharing program created in the aftermath of 9/11 has improperly collected information about innocent Americans and produced little valuable intelligence on terrorism, a Senate report concludes. It portrays an effort that ballooned far beyond anyone's ability to control.
Posted: 10/01/2012 - A little known piece of the Affordable Care Act went into effect Monday. It is designed to lower the cost of Medicare to taxpayers.
Posted: 10/01/2012 - Looking at images of cute baby animals may not be as distracting from your workload as employers may think.
Posted: 10/01/2012 - Monday marks the first day of the federal government's new fiscal year, but there is not much to celebrate because we are headed toward what's being called a fiscal cliff.
Posted: 10/01/2012 - Three months after ruling on President Obama's landmark health care law last June, the Supreme Court officially reconvenes on Monday for the 2012 session, facing a long list of high-profile cases grounded in controversial, emotionally-charged questions about discrimination and civil rights.
Posted: 09/30/2012 - Police say two people are dead and another is injured after a shooting at a central Florida Veterans of Foreign Wars post.
Posted: 09/30/2012 - The deputy commander of NATO's military force in Afghanistan said on Sunday that incidents such as the fighting in Wardak province that killed two Americans and three Afghan soldiers would not weaken the strong relations between international and local forces.
Posted: 09/29/2012 - The suspect in Colorado's deadly movie theater attack was barred from university property for threatening a professor, prosecutors said in court documents released Friday, raising more questions about why campus police didn't report his actions to other authorities.
Posted: 09/29/2012 - Nonfat cheese that tastes like plastic. Low-calorie soda that leaves a bitter aftertaste. Sugar-free brownies that crumble like Styrofoam.
Posted: 09/29/2012 - Health officials are urging Americans to start thinking about their flu vaccine for the upcoming 2012-2013 influenza season. Though last year's flu season was considered mild, health experts warn influenza is unpredictable and the disease could take a serious toll on many Americans.
Posted: 09/29/2012 - The World Health Organization says there are no additional infections from the mysterious SARS-like virus that has killed one person in Saudi Arabia and left another in critical condition in Britain.
Posted: 09/29/2012 - Yosemite National Park will offer hantavirus testing to up to 3,000 park workers to determine if they have ever been infected with the deadly mouse-borne virus, officials said Thursday.
Posted: 09/29/2012 - A rare case of dengue fever has popped up in Miami, according to health officials, but the patient has fully recovered.
Posted: 09/29/2012 - A deadly cluster of bacterial meningitis has erupted among HIV-infected gay men in New York City. It's left one person dead in the last month and another in critical condition.
Posted: 09/27/2012 - Avalanna Routh, a brave 6-year-old whose adoration of pop star Justin Bieber earned her the nickname "Mrs. Bieber," has lost her fight against cancer.
Posted: 09/26/2012 - A nurse who accidentally disposed of a living donor's kidney during a transplant said she didn't realize it was in chilled, protective slush that she removed from an operating room, took down a hall to a dirty utility room and "flushed down a hopper," according to a report released by health officials on Monday.
Posted: 09/26/2012 - Elderly people in the South use more antibiotics than the rest of their peers in the U.S., leading researchers to believe that doctors in the region may be overprescribing the drugs.
Posted: 09/26/2012 - More elderly patients are undergoing knee replacement surgeries in order to remain active in their later years. However, current money-saving practices and the increasing rate of obesity may be leading to more additional surgeries and more costs in the long run.