Gov. Paul LePage has said no to junk food for SNAP participants, or he will pull the program. More states are levying taxes and restrictions against junk food. Have tough stances on sugary foods been working in other states?
In the wake of Orlando's mass shooting, Donald Trump said that American Muslims refuse to tell authorities about fellow members of the faith who they suspect of turning to extremism. Is he right?
The dogs appeared to be in good condition, authorities say, but they had been kept in overcrowded and filthy quarters, raising questions about the definition of animal cruelty.
In the wake of the massacre of 49 people at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla., gun shops have reported seeing an increase in LGBT customers, and an armed LGBT self-defense group has seen its membership spike.
From the US Senate to the nation's newspapers, the US appears to be inching closer toward a common drive to address the number of mass shootings.
The Southern Baptist Convention approved a resolution to stop flying the Confederate battle flag on Tuesday as part of a movement by its leadership to promote racial unity.
A new study on home caregivers of elders finds a too-high prevalence of abusive behaviors, which suggests a need to look to family situations in preventing abuse of the elderly.
The Baltimore Aquarium is heeding pressure on zoos and entertainment centers across the country to more humanely care for captive animals.