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What makes an American teen want to be a terrorist?

What makes an American teen want to be a terrorist?

The case of three teenage girls being investigated for trying to join Islamic State militants poses vexing questions for U.S. officials about the use of social media by terror groups…

Did PTSD cause retired Marine to take guns to Mexico?

Did PTSD cause retired Marine to take guns to Mexico?

There’s no dispute retired Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi drove with three loaded guns in his truck into Mexico where firearms are illegal. Tahmooressi says he got lost on a California…

Massive cheating among athletes, others at UNC

Massive cheating among athletes, others at UNC

Bogus classes and automatic A’s and B’s are at the heart of a cheating scandal at the University of North Carolina that lasted nearly two decades, encompassing about 3,100 students…

More training, more airport checks on Ebola

More training, more airport checks on Ebola

The federal government is closing a gap in Ebola screening at airports while states from New York to Texas to California work to get hospitals and nurses ready in case…

Secret Service assigned to cover domestic abuse?

Secret Service assigned to cover domestic abuse?

A new government investigation questions a bizarre Secret Service mission that pulled agents from their assignment near the White House and sent them to the rural Maryland home of a…

God, underwear and Mormons

God, underwear and Mormons

The Mormon church is addressing the mystery that has long surrounded undergarments worn by its faithful with a new video explaining the practice in-depth while admonishing ridicule from outsiders about…

Competing claims of answers for Medicare

Competing claims of answers for Medicare

An old political standby — the future of Medicare — is emerging as the go-to issue in Louisiana’s bitter Senate race as the candidates woo seniors who typically wield strong…

CDC shows off new head-to-toe Ebola gear

CDC shows off new head-to-toe Ebola gear

Federal officials are going on the road with new guidelines to promote head-to-toe protection for health workers treating Ebola patients. Officials on Monday night released the advice, which health workers…

Is cable TV dead? Don’t bet on it yet

Is cable TV dead?  Don’t bet on it  yet

Cord cutters rejoiced last week after HBO and CBS announced plans to sell stand-alone streaming services, a move that cable and satellite television providers have resisted for years. Customers tired…

CDC revising Ebola protocol

CDC revising Ebola protocol

Revised guidance for health care workers treating Ebola patients will include using protective gear “with no skin showing,” a top federal health official said Sunday, and the Pentagon announced it…