The new rules announced by U.S. Customs and Border Protection include how to care for an immigrant's personal belongings, and proper use of restraints.
On Friday the president will travel to the town and meet privately with the families of the victims of the shootings at Umpqua Community College.
The scientists from the U.S., Japan and China were awarded the Nobel Prize Monday for discovering drugs to treat parasitic diseases such as malaria, river blindness and elephantiasis.
California Gov. Jerry Brown: "I do not know what I would do if I were dying in prolonged and excruciating pain."
Ellen Kullman says she plans to retire on Oct. 16. DuPont's stock was recently down nearly 40 percent from a peak in March.
In the 1960s, Chairman Mao Zedong ordered scientists to find a malaria antidote to help ailing soldiers in North Vietnam. Today's Nobel Prize for medicine went to one of those researchers.
After months of impassioned debate over the ethics of physician-assisted suicide, California will become the fifth state to allow people who are terminally ill to hasten death with lethal drugs.
A day before the New York Yankees face the Houston Astros in the American League wild card game, CC Sabathia announces that he is entering rehab to get the help "needed to treat my disease."
Gang violence wasn't always rampant in El Salvador. The Rev. Gerardo Mendez, who works with youth in gang-controlled areas, sat down to talk about how gangs became so powerful in this small country.
A relative of one of the ship's crew members says the man likely perished but that the family is still holding out some hope that he could be brought back alive.
The Democratic presidential candidate says she would act through executive action to close the "gun-show loophole" and tighten Internet sales, if Congress doesn't act.
Although every state in the nation now has anti-bullying laws, it wasn't clear if they have any bite in stopping bullies, until now. Clear objectives help a lot, researchers say.
Once reserved for the exclusive use of Chinese royalty, black rice these days has become the darling of gourmets seeking superior nutrition. Now geneticists have traced where this rare rice came from.
Refuse to share a pencil, reject a boy, say no to your imprisoned dad — all of these can get a teen girl killed in El Salvador's gang war.
The Utah congressman who is challenging House GOP Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy is praised for sticking to his core principles and derided for going too hard after Planned Parenthood.
A long process to ease trading between the U.S. and 11 Pacific Rim nations is closer to being finalized, as negotiators cleared hurdles on how to handle everything from cars to dairy products.
The resolution includes civil claims and "the restoration of natural resources in the Gulf of Mexico," the Justice Department says.
Some colleges give big discounts based on family income. Some don't.
The medicines they helped develop are credited with improving the lives of millions. Among the three winners: William C. Campbell of Drew University, for his work on the roundworm parasite.
The Supreme Court returns Monday for its new session, with cases pending that could limit access to abortion, restrict unionizing among public employees and alter voter participation.