Home births hit 31-year record during COVID last year: CDC

The number of U.S. home births reached the highest level since 1990 during the COVID-19 pandemic…

Elizabeth Holmes faces judgment day for her Theranos crimes

A federal judge on Friday will decide whether disgraced Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes should serve a…

IRS contractor gets more scrutiny in congressional report

WASHINGTON — House investigators reported Thursday that a federal contractor that provided identity verification services for…

Tyson Foods recalls over 93,000 pounds of ground beef over possible contaminant

Tyson Foods has recalled 93,697 pounds of raw ground beef over the possibility of contamination, the…

Treasury Dept. slaps sanctions on drug cartel spreading rainbow fentanyl

The Treasury Department announced sanctions Thursday on La Nueva Familia Michoacana, a Mexican drug trafficking organization…

Kentuckians get the OK to use marijuana bought outside the state for medical reasons starting Jan. 1

Kentucky residents will be able to use marijuana legally purchased in other states if they have…

CDC reports unprecedented spike in Black, Hispanic suicides; decline among Whites

Long-term U.S. suicide trends changed heading into the pandemic, as rates fell steadily among Whites for…

Over-the-counter naloxone could be coming to pharmacies, FDA says as it mulls change

Some naloxone products could be safe enough for consumers to buy over the counter, according to…

U.S. overdose deaths may be peaking, but experts are wary

Have U.S. drug overdose deaths stopped rising? Preliminary government data suggests they may have, but many…

Laughing gas to be banned in Netherlands come January

The Netherlands is moving to ban laughing gas next year due to its role in car…

In ‘zero-COVID’ China, 1 case locks down Peking University

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities locked down a major university in Beijing on Wednesday after finding…

Judge orders halt to Trump-era asylum restrictions at border

SAN DIEGO —  A federal judge on Tuesday ordered the Biden administration to lift Trump-era asylum…

Study finds Texas births up, abortions down after fetal heartbeat law

A new study finds that more babies have been born in Texas since it restricted abortions…

Judge overturns Georgia’s ban on abortion around 6 weeks

A judge overturned Georgia’s ban on abortion starting around six weeks into a pregnancy, ruling Tuesday…

Unvaccinated Novak Djokovic set for visa to play Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia — A year after Novak Djokovic’s high-profile deportation from Australia because he is not…

Kentucky Supreme Court weighs future of abortion access

FRANKFORT, Ky. — A week after Kentucky voters rejected an anti-abortion ballot measure, the state’s Supreme…

Frontier, five foreign airlines pay $622M in COVID refunds, plus $7.25M to feds

Frontier Airlines, along with five foreign air carriers, agreed to refund a total of $622 million…

Walmart offers to pay $3.1 billion to settle opioid lawsuits

Retail giant Walmart on Tuesday become the latest major player in the drug industry to announce…

Roberta Flack has ALS, now ‘impossible to sing,’ rep says

NEW YORK (AP) — A representative for Roberta Flack announced Monday that the Grammy-winning musician has…

Cambodian PM tests positive for COVID after hosting Biden, other world leaders

NUSA DUA, Indonesia (AP) – Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said Tuesday he has tested positive…