Fresh off a second straight drubbing of the once-mighty Barcelona, Bayern Munich was voted the top team in the Associated Press global soccer poll for the sixth straight week.
President Obama released his budget request for fiscal 2014 this month, kicking off several weeks of what will be difficult and heated negotiations among members of the House and Senate as investment priorities are set and hard decisions about cuts are made.
After a new strand of bird flu previously unseen in humans killed 17 of the 87 people it has infected, Chinese officials are looking into the possibility of human-to-human transmission of the H7N9 strain.
Two more people have died in China from a new strain of bird flu, raising the death toll from the virus to 13, state media reported Sunday.
Chinese authorities are puzzled after two Shanghai men died from a strain of bird flu that was originally believed to not be transmittable among humans.
Amid a 48-game season in which perhaps only three to five teams are out of playoff contention, Wednesday might not be as active a trading environment. It also doesn't help that a few big names are already gone.
Take this quiz: What well-known family of drugs (a) is classified by the World Health Organization as "Group 1: Carcinogenic to Humans" and (b) provides "tremendous health benefits for women." If you answered "combined oral contraceptives," you are well-qualified to work for Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius.
The World Health Organization has expressed concern that the Philippines is encouraging smoking by hosting one of the world's largest tobacco trade shows.
A look at the NCAA men's tournament, the 68-team free-for-all that begins Tuesday and ends three weeks from now at the Final Four in Atlanta: