Two young boys who were taken from their day care center Tuesday have been found dead in Preston, Conn. Their grandmother, Debra Denison, who according to state police took the boys, was also found dead.
A sharp jump in the number of rare but potentially deadly types of a superbug resistant to nearly all last-resort antibiotics has prompted government health officials to renew warnings for U.S. hospitals, nursing homes and other health care settings.
Democratic congressional candidate Robin Kelly, who centered her campaign heavily on calls for tougher gun control laws, emerged from a crowded field on Tuesday to clinch her party’s nomination for the Illinois House seat vacated by Jesse Jackson Jr.
GlaxoSmithKline's Pandemrix swine flu vaccine has been linked to cases of the rare sleep disorder narcolepsy in children in a scientific study in England that confirms similar findings elsewhere in Europe.
Science editor Alan Boyle's blog: The meteor that blew up over the Russian city of Chelyabinsk has provided a new focus for the effort to set up an international asteroid warning system, one of NASA's top experts says.