It was long after former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky had been arrested, tried and convicted of sexually abusing 10 boys before his wife said she realized just how much trouble he was in.
A new class of experimental medicines can dramatically lower cholesterol, raising hopes of a fresh option for people who can’t tolerate or don’t get enough help from Lipitor and other statin drugs that have been used for this for decades.
The five-member regulatory board that will ultimately decide if Northwestern University football players can unionize has itself been in the middle of a firestorm.
New data suggest plaque starts to accumulate on heart arteries at a young age but there are ways to stop the build up.
A new study gives a big boost to fixing a bad aortic valve, the heart’s main gate, without open-heart surgery.
A massive fire swept through a century-old building that was being renovated early Saturday morning, causing its upper floors to collapse and authorities to close down numerous streets in downtown Des Moines. No one was injured.
A magnitude-5.1 earthquake centered near Los Angeles caused no major damage but jittered nerves throughout the region as dozens of aftershocks struck into the night.
General Motors is recalling 172,000 Chevrolet Cruze compact cars because the right front axle shaft can fracture and separate while being driven.
Northwestern University on Friday criticized a federal agency’s landmark ruling giving Wildcats football players the green light to form the nation’s first college athletic union, also confirming that it will appeal.
A teenager has published a study suggesting the federal government could save millions of dollars a year in printing costs by switching to a thinner typeface that uses less ink.
Nearly a million jars of peanut butter were dumped at a New Mexico landfill this week to expedite the sale of a bankrupt peanut-processing plant that was at the heart of a 2012 salmonella outbreak and nationwide recall.
An Oklahoma woman who was the last person to have seen two women and a girl who disappeared in 1992 has been charged in their deaths.
After a 10-year-old California girl traveled to the Vatican to plead with Pope Francis for help as her father faced deportation, the man was released Friday on bond from immigration detention.
Kain Colter’s grandmother often spoke about rights and equality, values she brought home from her job managing an office of a Colorado law firm.
General Motors announced two more recalls late Friday, bringing to 4.8 million the number of cars, trucks and SUVs the automaker has called back for repairs in the past month.