A welcome surge of melting snow is pouring out of the Rocky Mountains and into the drought-stricken rivers of the southwestern United States.
Uganda: A 5-year-old boy became the first cross-border victim of Ebola -- the highly contagious disease that has killed nearly 1,400 in Congo.
Only seven of the 35 people on the boat, including 33 South Koreans, were rescued. Seven others have been confirmed dead and 21 are missing.
Floodwater has swamped 860 square miles (2,200 sq. kilometers) north of the Mississippi River city of Vicksburg; flood enters fourth month.
Annually, the month of May is designated as Mental Health Month. But the second week in May also happens to be National Police Week.
Bipartisan congressional negotiators said Tuesday that they are nearing a deal on a broad disaster aid bill for multiple U.S. states and Puerto Rico.
The Category 5 storm that ripped through the Panhandle on Oct. 10, leveling housing and fences, has been an unfolding disaster for local nonprofit animal rescues.
The Food and Drug Administration has approved three drugs for opioid dependence treatment: buprenorphine, methadone and naltrexone.