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Prince William starts work as air ambulance pilot

Prince William clocked in for his first shift as an air ambulance pilot on Monday, nervous but excited about his new job. Read more »

Published July 13, 2015

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UNESCO backs Jordan as Jesus' baptism site as debate goes on

For years, Christian pilgrims have waded into the Jordan River from both its eastern and western banks to connect with a core event of their faith — the baptism of Jesus. The parallel... Read more »

Published July 13, 2015

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Hot weather impacting climbing on Mount Rainier

Seattleites without air conditioning aren't the only ones suffering from record-setting temperatures this summer. Read more »

Published July 12, 2015

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Greek tourist hotspots face big bailout tax hikes

An hour west of Athens, the pebbly beaches by turquoise waters and pine-covered mountains are nearly empty as the Greek sunbathers who normally pack them stay home amid fears their country's... Read more »

Published July 12, 2015

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Video: 'Batman v Superman' footage debuts at Comic-Con

All is not well for Superman, audiences at Comic-Con found out on Saturday during a jam-packed and revealing Warner Bros. presentation in Hall H. The studio also debuted a first look at the... Read more »

Published July 11, 2015

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Ford, Abrams shed light on 'The Force Awakens' at Comic-Con

The cast and filmmakers of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" debuted a new behind-the-scenes reel and teased some new information Friday at Comic-Con about the highly secretive film to a rapturous... Read more »

Published July 11, 2015

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Like gym memberships, enthusiasm for fitness trackers drops

Deepak Jayasimha's fitness tracker is now with his father-in-law in India, where it sits unused. Annabel Kelly foisted hers off on the kids. Virginia Atkinson took hers off to charge the battery... Read more »

Published July 11, 2015

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Broadway team begins developing 'Dear Evan Hansen' in DC

Growing up in the age of social media, dealing with the drama of high school and feeling like an outcast all at the same time will provide some key ingredients for a new musical being developed in... Read more »

Published July 11, 2015

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After Trump drama, focus shifts to Miss USA contestants

For weeks the Miss USA pageant has been overshadowed by comments made by Donald Trump denigrating Mexican immigrants. But as women from across the country take the stage Sunday, organizers hope the... Read more »

Published July 11, 2015

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$1,000-per-pill drug for hepatitis C overtaken by pricier successor; need for it surges

The $1,000 pill for a liver-wasting viral infection that made headlines last year is no longer the favorite of patients and doctors. Read more »

Published July 11, 2015

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Teen who tried to charge phone on Broadway stage says sorry

It's nearly every day that a politician or CEO or government official or celebrity displays contrition for their wrongdoings. On Friday it was the turn of a New York teen who bizarrely clambered... Read more »

Published July 10, 2015

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Poll: Sandwich generation worried about own long-term care

Caught between kids and aging parents, the sandwich generation worries more than most Americans their age about how they'll afford their own care as they grow older, a new poll shows. But most... Read more »

Published July 10, 2015

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'Asking for healing': Joey, of country duo Joey and Rory, undergoes surgery

Joey Feek, of the husband-and-wife country duo Joey and Rory, is recovering after surgery to treat a recurrence of cervical cancer. Read more »

Published July 10, 2015

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Nepal hospital says CNN's Gupta didn't operate on 8-year-old

A Nepal hospital said Friday that CNN medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta incorrectly reported that he operated on an 8-year-old girl after the country's devastating earthquake in April. Read more »

Published July 10, 2015

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Tests show Ebola in Liberia linked to virus found months ago

Samples taken from the 17-year-old boy who died from Ebola in Liberia nearly two weeks ago show the virus is genetically similar to viruses that infected many people in the same area more than six... Read more »

Published July 10, 2015

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Obama designates national monuments in Texas, Calif., Nevada

President Barack Obama designated new national monuments Friday in California, Nevada and Texas, setting aside millions of acres that are home to prehistoric rock carvings, Mammoth bones and... Read more »

Published July 10, 2015

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NYC celebrates Women's World Cup winners with parade

The U.S. women's soccer team is getting a hero's welcome at City Hall in New York City following a parade along the Canyon of Heroes. Read more »

Published July 10, 2015

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California shark attack rates plunge 90 percent since 1950s

Swimmers and surfers today are about 90 percent less likely to be attacked by sharks off California's coast than they were in the 1950s, even though there are hundreds of thousands more people in... Read more »

Published July 10, 2015

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New national monuments coming in Texas, California, Nevada

Mammoth bones, prehistoric rock carvings and more than a million acres of wilderness will be protected as part of three new national monuments that President Barack Obama is creating in California,... Read more »

Published July 9, 2015

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AP PHOTOS: Costumes rule at Comic-Con fan fest

More than 130,000 fans are expected at San Diego's Comic-Con during the next few days for autograph signings, TV and film presentations and toy shopping. But more than anything else, this fan fest... Read more »

Published July 9, 2015

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Poll: Sandwich generation worried about own long-term care

Caught between kids and aging parents, the sandwich generation worries more than most Americans their age about how they'll afford their own care as they grow older, a new poll shows. But most... Read more »

Published July 9, 2015

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Medicare's end-of-life counseling policy may find acceptance

Six years ago, a proposal for Medicare to cover end-of-life counseling touched off a political uproar that threatened to stall President Barack Obama's health care law in Congress. This week, when... Read more »

Published July 9, 2015

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'Star Wars' talk dominates Comic-Con as 4-day event begins

If anticipation for this year's Comic-Con had a soundtrack, it would be John Williams' instantly recognizable, Oscar-winning "Star Wars" theme. Read more »

Published July 9, 2015

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Looking for traces of 'Mockingbird' in Harper Lee's hometown

Harper Lee's novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" is always nearby in the southwest Alabama town of Monroeville. Read more »

Published July 9, 2015

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Medicare to cover end-of-life counseling

Medicare said Wednesday it plans to pay doctors to counsel patients about end-of-life care, the same idea that sparked accusations of "death panels" and fanned a political furor around President... Read more »

Published July 8, 2015

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