Two travelers who returned recently from separate West Africa trips tested negative for Ebola on Thursday at hospitals in New York and Missouri and will stay under observation while awaiting additional confirmation of the results, health officials said.
US Republicans offered strident reaction on Thursday to President Barack Obama's unilateral plan to bring millions of undocumented non-citizens out of the shadows and make them eligible for work permits.
President Barack Obama chose confrontation over conciliation Thursday as he asserted the powers of the Oval Office to reshape the nation's immigration system and dared members of next year's Republican-controlled Congress to reverse his actions on behalf of millions of immigrants.
On a sunny Saturday morning on Catalina Island, a group of students planted their feet on the pebbled beach and unfurled their yoga mats. Jaysea DeVoe, their 80-pound instructor, stood before them, clad in black-and-white striped yoga pants, giggling like the eighth-grader she is.
Jack Fasanella and Pattie Higgins hadn't seen another soul, aside from each other, for days. So when a break came Thursday, the couple gazed across the carpet of snow 5 feet deep that blanketed their lawn in this Erie County town and kept them trapped since Monday night.
The United States on Monday charged five Chinese military officers and accused them of hacking into American nuclear, metal and solar companies to steal trade secrets, ratcheting up tensions between the two world powers over cyber espionage.
Scientists in Britain removed and studied a rare tapeworm that lived in a man's brain for four years, researchers said on Friday. The parasite travelled five centimetres (two inches) from the right side of the brain to the left.
President Barack Obama is ordering far-reaching changes to the US immigration system that will protect nearly 5 million people from deportation, testing the limits of his presidential powers and inviting a showdown with newly emboldened Republicans.