Jul 31, 2014 — A 91-3 vote in the Senate will send the landmark VA legislation, meant to address widespread problems in the VA health care system, to President Obama for his signature.
Jul 31, 2014 — An isolation unit at Emory University's hospital will be used to treat a patient infected with Ebola, the virus that has killed more than 700 people in a recent outbreak in West Africa.
Jul 31, 2014 — About 58 percent of California is currently in the worst of the four drought levels used by experts, in conditions normally seen only once every 50-100 years.
Jul 31, 2014 — The truce is set to begin at 8 a.m. local time Friday. Envoys will also travel to Cairo to negotiate a possible longer peace deal.
Jul 31, 2014 — The Dow Jones industrial average closed at 16,563. It was the worst daily decline since April.
Jul 31, 2014 — The stockpile, located on Israeli soil, was set up in the 1980s as an emergency supply during wartime. The last time the U.S. granted Israel permission to use it was during the 2006 Lebanon war.
Jul 31, 2014 — Some people were concerned about an NPR series that gave the locations of some missile facilities. In truth, the nation's intercontinental ballistic missiles are hiding in plain sight.
Jul 31, 2014 — Tea Party conservatives objected to sending money to the White House to deal with the immigration crisis, leaving the issue unaddressed as Congress gets ready to leave for a five-week break.
Jul 31, 2014 — The Christian theme park, featuring a 510-foot-long replica of the ark, is getting $18 million in new incentives from the state's tourism board.
Jul 31, 2014 — Air traffic snarls at some of eastern China's busiest airports have stranded thousands of travelers and highlighted the increasing competition for airspace between military and civilian flights.