The US reached a milestone as Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) signed legislation Wednesday paving the way for a medical marijuana program: half the states now permit pot for medicinal purposes.
A Miami couple brought their case to court Wednesday, arguing that a city ordinance banning their front yard vegetable patch violates their Constitutional rights.
Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova has received a two-year ban for doping, which she has promised to appeal because she believes that her lack of knowledge about the doping should carry more weight.
As the federal government and local communities shift strategies for ending homelessness toward permanent housing, some of the most vulnerable are left with nowhere to go.
The Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden is set to reopen its gorilla exhibit Tuesday with a higher barrier, but the debate over keeping animals in captivity is far from over.
As opioid use continues to grow in the United States, Prince's untimely death may give a public face to the ongoing campaign against drug abuse.
A report shows Hawaii teens seeking mental health treatment often have to leave the island to find it. What are patients in other remote areas trying?
Police are now investigating the parents of the child who wandered into Harambe's enclosure at the Cincinnati zoo, which is now under investigation by the USDA.