The arrest of a man suspected of abducting University of Virginia student Hannah Graham this month has provided a break in a similar case from five years ago, Virginia State Police announced Monday.
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LOS ANGELES — To prevent teen pregnancies, pediatricians should talk with their adolescent patients about birth control, starting with hormonal implants and IUDs, according to an updated policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
DETROIT — The number of people killed in crashes caused by General Motors’ defective ignition switches has reached 23 as of Friday, according to GM victim fund chief Ken Feinberg.
Just over a month before the midterm election, control of the U.S. Senate remains surprisingly up for grabs as Democrats parlay a financial edge and other advantages to battle history and a strong anti-Obama tide.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Blame reality TV. Blame films about sexually active youths. Blame, as always, the Internet.
ORLANDO, Fla. — As controversy over marine captivity has heightened, some attractions are eliminating or scaling back dolphin shows and facing government crackdowns on whale breeding.
LOS ANGELES — If you don’t want to dumb down with age, vitamin D may be the meal ticket.
Despite recent progress in preventing the deaths of its youngest citizens, the United States’ infant mortality rate is fourth highest among 29 of the world’s most developed nations, a new report says.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg sounds like she might have retired from the Supreme Court if Senate Democrats had gone a step further with the “nuclear option.”
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Health care providers nationwide have been told to watch for an increase in a respiratory illness among children after the outbreak of a rare and sometimes serious virus strain that has hospitalized dozens of youngsters in Chicago and Kansas City, Mo.
PHILADELPHIA — It weighed as much as eight school buses.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — National spending on health care will continue to surge in coming years, but at a slower rate than the previous two decades, according to new government analysis of the nation’s $3 trillion health care tab.
NEWARK, Calif. — As police investigate a teacher whose profanity-laced Twitter messages expressed violent thoughts toward students, a San Francisco Bay Area teenager this week urged the school board to keep her on the job.
Which diet is the best for you? Whichever one you can stick with, according to a new meta-analysis of 48 different trials involving nearly 7,300 overweight and obese adults.
Too many women with breast cancer are sacrificing too many healthy breasts for too little benefit, new research suggests.