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Since Isaac Feliciano's wife was killed on Sept. 11, he has kept working at the same cemetery he has for 21 years — but these days, it's also a return to his own "ground zero": his wife's gravesite.

Montana has one of the heaviest lifts of any state to comply with the EPA's plan to reduce carbon emissions. But the state is also rich in renewable energy, and the regulations may be a boon to some.

A white man called Michael Derrick Hudson used the name Yi-Fen Chou as a strategy to get published. Ken Chen of the Asian American Writers' Workshop in New York says the writer wanted to be "special."

Doctors and patients haven't typically discussed how much medical care costs. But medical schools say that should change and are teaching future doctors how to broach the tricky subject.

Baltimore Health Commissioner Leana Wen is working to put the anti-overdose medication naloxone into the hands of as many heroin users as possible. But the price of the antidote has nearly doubled.

Denmark has been trying to dissuade refugees from entering its borders. But an estimated 3,000 have crossed into the country since Sunday, and some Danes are helping them make their way to Sweden.

Deep inside a rocky chamber, reached by a narrow crevice, researchers found more than 1,500 fossilized bones of what may be the gravesite of a creature never before identified by science.

Soon, Pope Francis will canonize 18th-century Spanish priest Junipero Serra. But descendants of the Mission Indians he converted in California say there's more to the story.

McDonald's USA says that within 10 years, it will buy all of its eggs from chickens that have some freedom to roam. It's another signal that the egg industry is abandoning traditional cages.

Sound gets into our brains and processed so quickly that it shapes all other perceptions, says neuroscientist Seth Horowitz. "You hear anywhere from 20 to 100 times faster than you see."

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