About 500 American children and teenagers die in hospitals every year after sustaining gunshot wounds - a rate that climbed by nearly 60 percent in a decade, according to the first-ever accounting of such fatalities, released Sunday.
From a snazzy theater at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts here, the newest iPads and MacBooks were unfurled amid splashy ads, a finely tuned stage show and lots of whoops and hollers from a partisan crowd. Vintage Apple.
A slew of smartphone apps claim to help people lose weight, but many have room for improvement and may not be very helpful to people who aren't motivated to continuously track their eating and exercise habits, a new study suggests.
Two decades-old cars containing six skeletons were recovered from a lake in a remote, sparsely populated area of southwestern Oklahoma, officials said Tuesday - potentially solving a pair of cold cases that have bedeviled local authorities for years.
Social Security made $1.3 billion in potentially improper disability payments to people who had jobs when they were supposed to be unable to work, congressional investigators said in a report released late Friday.
A newspaper is reporting that the Obama administration quietly won permission from a surveillance court in 2011 for the National Security Agency to search for Americans' communications in its huge databases of intercepted phone calls and emails.