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.
It's hard to predict how quickly a woman's fertility will decline and if she'll be a good candidate for egg freezing. But doctors try to figure that out with something called an ovarian reserve test.
North Korea has been holding South Korean national Joo Won-moon since April, after he admitted to illegally crossing the border in hopes of a "great event."
Sunday is the first day of a three-week meeting of Catholic bishops to tackle questions of marriage, divorce and homosexuality — issues that go to the heart of what it means to be a Catholic.
Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, announced he will run for speaker of the House, challenging GOP majority leader Kevin McCarthy to become the successor to outgoing Speaker John Boehner.
A hospital was hit while U.S. forces were conducting an airstrike in the Afghan city; the aid group says 22 people were killed. NATO has said that it will conduct an investigation into the attack.
The U.S. and NATO have spent years in Kunduz, Afghanistan, building communities to keep insurgents out. Two who were there 12 years ago describe how it felt this week when the Taliban retook the city.
Utah Republican Rep. Jason Chaffetz says he's a better choice for the job than Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy.
Authorities lost contact with the El Faro, a 790-foot cargo vessel, after it sent an satellite distress message amid hurricane-force winds and waves in the Bahamas.
The country's president and insurgents have pledged to sign a treaty, ending the Americas' longest-running conflict. But peace relies on small-town mayors, whose campaigns are often founded on favors.
A powerful rainstorm continues to soak South Carolina. In the state's capital Columbia, rescue operations will continue through at least Monday.
The recent shooting in Oregon prompted the president to again call for action on gun control. Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal spoke with NPR's Rachel Martin on the uphill battle to pass new legislation.
The community of Roseburg, Ore., struggles to come to terms with the mass shooting that killed nine last week, and police continue to investigate what motivated the shooter.
Cinderella pumpkins just don't cut it for fall decor anymore. Squash and gourds come in all sorts of colors and sizes — and as far as consumers are concerned, the stranger, the better.
More employers than ever are nudging workers toward plans that screen them for risks, monitor their activity and encourage them to make healthful choices. Can you trust the boss to keep the data safe?