Police psychologists explain what might have gone wrong and what the consequences are likely to be for former deputy Scot Peterson.

The facility handles some of the world's deadliest pathogens, including Ebola, smallpox and strains of bird flu.

But public health officials want to see consecutive weeks of decline before they will say definitively that the season has peaked.

A new ban on feeding wild monkeys, which are not native to the state, comes as officials ponder whether to remove the animals from the landscape.

The rich trove of fossils is in an unprotected area of Bears Ears and has been looted before.

There are so many ships fishing the ocean that they’re now “traveling to the Moon and back 600 times.”

A dying veteran needed CPR. Hidden video showed James Dempsey's nurse laughing instead.

Purdue Pharma ran an unprecedented, aggressive and multi-faceted marketing campaign from 1996 to the early 2000s that helped kickstart the nation’s current opioid crisis.

Fentanyl was created to treat severe pain — particularly for cancer patients — and for use as an anesthesia. Then dealers started cutting it with heroin.

"Knowledgeable experts within the University have questioned the methodology and accuracy of the report,” President Philip B. Oldham wrote to Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt and Tennessee Rep. Diane Black.

Victor Buso, a locksmith in Argentina, photographed a supernova at the earliest stage ever seen, which has revealed clues about how stars explode.

The couple said they were told by a federally funded charity that parents must “mirror the holy family.”

The agency recommends that people not consume the botanical in any form because it could be contaminated.

Photos of Mars, the super blue blood moon, galaxy cluster Abell 1758 and more images from space.

In a rare discovery, scientists caught the deep-sea octopus in the act of hatching.

The Trump administration says its latest move would give consumers an affordable alternative to the law’s marketplaces.

Corden's recent Grammy Awards gimmick actually had a scientific underpinning, which explains a lot about human behavior.

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Hospitals team up with lending institutions to make sure their bills get paid. Critics urge consumers to be cautious.

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Many nations aren’t living up to their promises in the 2015 accord, and the consequences could be “catastrophic.”

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The collaboration known as ALTO, Alternatives to Opioids, set out to reduce opioid doses in the emergency room by 15 percent. It managed a 36 percent reduction instead.

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States often get federal approval to test new approaches to improve Medicaid services or expand coverage. But the GAO study found that too often these efforts are not adequately evaluated or the results are not available in a timely manner.

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Christine Sylvest, who now works in Maryland, for three years attended the Parkland, Fla., high school where a shooting attack left 17 people dead last week. She says the tragedy affects the entire community.

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Hospitals increasingly team up with lending institutions to offer low- or no-interest loans to patients to make sure their bills get paid. But critics say the complexity of hospital pricing means consumers should be cautious.

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