Corruption is a concern after any major natural disaster, as millions of dollars in cash and goods rush in from around the world. But those worries are especially acute in the Philippines, where graft has been a part of life for decades.
Doctors in Britain have sounded a new warning over drug-resistant "superbugs," which they claim could undo a century's worth of medical advancements and make seemingly routine surgeries matters of life and death.
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand expressed confidence Sunday about getting enough votes this week to change how the military deals with victims of rape and other violent crimes -- a proposal that has sharply divided Washington.
A Colorado teenager who killed and dismembered a 10-year-old girl, sending residents in Denver's western suburbs into a panic before he turned himself in, faces a possible life prison term after what's expected to be an emotional sentencing hearing beginning Monday.
Intense thunderstorms and tornadoes swept through the Midwest Sunday and caused significant damage in parts of central Illinois. At least six people were killed and neighborhoods were leveled, leaving authorities picking through rubble in search of those who may be trapped.