Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday he wants to put strict conditions on transporting migrant children into the country's interior, offering the proposal days after a flap surfaced about whether Fort Knox was targeted to temporarily house some of the young immigrants.
For the second time in nine months, a federal judge in New Jersey has dismissed a lawsuit challenging the state's ban on gay conversion therapy.
Emory University Hospital officials say there are plans for an American aid worker who has been diagnosed with Ebola to be transferred there for treatment.
Medicare says premiums for prescription drug plans will rise in 2015 for the second year in a row.
Seychelles forfeited an African Cup qualifying game and withdrew from the competition Thursday rather than allow Sierra Leone's soccer team to travel to the Indian Ocean island because of fears over the deadly Ebola virus.
The Obama administration's push to reduce black lung disease by limiting coal dust in mines will begin to take effect on Friday.
Gov. Bobby Jindal blasted the Obama administration Thursday for providing few details to Louisiana officials about the more than 1,000 unaccompanied immigrant children who have been released to sponsors in the state.
The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new long-acting inhaler drug from Boehringer Ingelheim to treat people with chronic lung disease.
Seychelles forfeited an African Cup qualifying game and withdrew from the competition on Thursday rather than allow Sierra Leone's squad to travel to the Indian Ocean island because of fears over the spread of the deadly Ebola virus.
The Kentucky state legislature passed a sweeping overhaul to its prescription drug law in the summer of 2012 after a flood of overdose deaths, making it significantly harder for people to access dangerous addictive drugs from doctors.
It's been a frustrating month for Elena Delle Donne.
Georgia health officials say they'll test more than 130 children at a Macon daycare after a child tested positive for tuberculosis.
The Food and Drug Administration announced Thursday it will begin regulating laboratory-developed tests, a growing class of medical diagnostics that have never before been subject to federal oversight.
South Dakota's congressional delegation is inviting the new Veterans Affairs secretary to the state.
After three days of jury selection, a panel with plenty of extra members was seated Thursday to hear the case of three people charged in connection with a deadly salmonella outbreak traced to a southwest Georgia peanut plant five years ago.
A Missouri man is among the hundreds of Peace Corps volunteers being evacuated from three West African nations affected by the worst recorded Ebola outbreak in history.
In a story July 29 about drug overdose deaths in Tennessee, The Associated Press reported erroneously that overdoses are the leading cause of deaths in Tennessee. Cancer and other ailments accounted for more annual deaths.
Already China's biggest restaurant operator with 4,600 outlets, KFC is pursuing Chinese consumers so avidly it opens two more every day.
Campbell County Memorial Hospital will soon be offering a cutting-edge breast imaging technology only recently approved for hospitals.
A federal judge is delaying his decision on an Alabama law that could close some abortion clinics.