The Environmental Protection Agency administrator has prepped with top aides, rehearsing answers aimed at deflecting some of the most serious allegations about his ethics and management decisions.

Researchers found that the western lowland gorilla population is quickly declining, meaning it's still critically endangered.

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The inquiries involving EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt include: • Travel home to Oklahoma at taxpayer expense. • Use of private and military aircraft for EPA trips. • A four-day trip to Morocco last D...

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In two budget hearings, the EPA chief is likely to be grilled over his ethics, management decisions.

Ambien and Provigil are widely used and safe, but should not be handed out indiscriminately, experts say.

The bacteria can cause serious kidney problems, and at least 42 people have been hospitalized.

Climate change could make thousands of tropical islands 'uninhabitable' in coming decades, new study says.

Nearly 12,000 years ago, a human literally followed in the footsteps of a giant ground sloth.

"The doctor came out and said 'You have to find the nearest emergency room. You need to pick the closest one. Just go.'"

One of North America's most endangered animals is being shot and killed, and a Fish and Wildlife Service review says there is little the agency can do about it.

The revision would significantly increase federal money to buffer the cost of treating uninsured patients.

A new study of tools made of human bones shows they were strong, sharp and built to last.

The change would allow the Environmental Protection Agency to consider only studies for which the underlying data are available publicly.

The agency said it has already sent 40 warning letters citing violations of federal law.

But potential bidders say the government, which awards the contract to operate the complex system, is putting obstacles in their way.

The Trump administration's plan to shift oversight of the Strategic National Stockpile is raising concerns about its ability to deliver lifesaving medical supplies “the last mile” to people in need.

An Afghanistan war veteran who had his genitals blown off by a roadside bomb has become the recipient of one of the world's first transplants of its kind.

A shortage of physicians explains why medical care is delivered by a variety of practitioners.

Scientists hypothesize that the holes could be formed by convection or by seals looking for a place to take a breather.

Sickened prisoners in Alaska provide a clue to the outbreak that led the CDC to advise consumers to throw out romaine lettuce from the major winter growing area.

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Self-management classes can help the tens of millions of Americans now diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. But the education can come with a high price tag.

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More than a dozen centers nationwide now ask terminal patients to allow speedy study of the diseases that kill them.

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For people who buy their health coverage rather than get it from the government or through work, Charlottesville, Va., has claimed the title of having the country’s highest health insurance costs, and its residents are fighting back.

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More than 20,000 Californians were sterilized at state homes and hospitals from 1909 to 1979, most of them women, people with disabilities and immigrants. Now, a state lawmaker wants to provide reparations to the roughly 800 living survivors, many of whom never consented to the procedures or did so under pressure.

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