Issued 2 years after the first case was confirmed in West Africa, an International Rescue Committee report on lessons from the epidemic stresses the critical role of politics.
The program was tested in YMCAs around the country, and helped people lose about 5 percent of their body weight in a year. The goal is to make it a Medicare-eligible prevention program.
By Austin's Waller Creek at 2 a.m., Folick sang a new song, "Anyway," to close this year's festival.
It's a spring religious festival in India. People spatter each other with colored powder and spray lots of water. This year's drought is changing the tradition — to the dismay of many.
With a pair of provocative pieces about white working-class Trump supporters, the National Review has essentially redrawn a line in the sand.
Book critic Maureen Corrigan says each of the "nouveau Gothic" stories in Helen Oyeyemi's new collection leaves a deep impression — like a scar that stubbornly refuses to fade.
The Scottish electro-pop trio stripped down at Austin's Radio Day Stage showcase for a few songs, including "Leave A Trace" and "Never Ending Circles."
Many people interpret the word "theory" as iffy knowledge, based on speculative thinking: It is used indiscriminately to indicate things we know and things we aren't sure about, says Marcelo Gleiser.
Almost twice as many people as expected have signed up for Medicaid, and it has saved Montana $3 million so far, according to a progress report. But the program still has critics.
There's plenty of evidence that being transgender makes for worse mental health. But would that change if trans people were accepted by their families early on? Scientists are trying to find out.
The endorsement is the latest sign that the Republican Party establishment may be lining up behind the Texas Senator.
Great new Haitian/Creole-influenced music and video from the singer-songwriter-violinist (and ex-Carolina Chocolate Drop); plus, an interview about where her creative energy now resides.
The isolated nation has undertaken a series of provocative steps, launching missiles and bombastic rhetoric. Analysts are debating what leader Kim Jong Un is trying to achieve.
Also: Jeb Bush will endorse Ted Cruz for President; the Supreme Court hears a challenge to the Affordable Care Act; and a Seattle man climbs a giant tree, disrupts traffic and won't come down.
Glen Weldon's new book lays out the history of Batman — from pow-biff-zap camp icon to dour Dark Knight — with the witty, informed perspective of a diehard fan. To the Batcave, readers!
Smokers in Chicago planted 52,000 cigarette butts in the sand last year so, the Alliance for the Great Lakes is now asking smokers to toss butts in one box or another to weigh in on key issues.
Black girls are suspended from school at six times the rate of white girls. In a new book, Pushout, author Monique Morris tells their stories.
A day after terrorist attacks in Brussels killed at least 30 and wounded at least 230, police continue to search for a suspected accomplice.
Julia Louis-Dreyfus' character in Veep uses the slogan "Continuity With Change." Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull is using the slogan "continuity AND change." Maybe just a little change.
Former Utah Gov. Mike Leavitt recently endorsed Gov. John Kasich for president, raising eyebrows because another former Utah governor, Mitt Romney, endorsed Texas Sen. Ted Cruz. Both say their aim is to defeat Donald Trump.