Drug makers and researchers are increasingly concerned that online chatter could unravel the carefully built construct of the "blind" clinical trial.
Detroit's emergency manager has reversed course and withdrawn his support for a court-appointed monitor to ensure the city's progress toward cutting $7 billion in long-term obligations and keeping its finances in order.
The European Union and the U.S. adopted broad economic sanctions against Russia to punish Moscow's unbending stance in the Ukraine conflict.
People who have a history of drinking problems by middle age are more than twice as likely to exhibit memory problems in later life as those who don't, according to a study.
President Obama is considering broad action to scale back deportations of people living illegally in the U.S., say lawmakers and advocates who have consulted with the White House.
A federal appeals court in New Orleans ruled Tuesday a Mississippi law that threatened to shut down the state's sole abortion clinic was likely unconstitutional and blocked it from being enforced.
Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, had a broken marriage that left them vulnerable to a businessman seeking to exploit their power for his own benefit, their attorneys said on the opening day of the couple's political-corruption trial.
The Obama administration's signature program to aid struggling homeowners has hit another speed bump: The mortgage companies processing applications can't keep up with demand.
The suspects were charged in the beating of a University of Southern California graduate student with a baseball bat and wrench as he walked to his off-campus apartment.
Two proponents of prison reform say Gov. Jerry Brown has been resisting a court order.
The Senate on Tuesday passed an $8.1 billion measure to replenish the fund that pays for highway and bridge repairs, creating last-minute trouble to prevent the fund from becoming depleted.