Hundreds of computer servers worldwide that store patient X-rays and MRIs are so insecure that anyone with a web browser or a few lines of computer code can view patient records. One expert warned about it for years.
Artifacts found in Idaho support theory that humans reached the Americas before a land route to Asia existed.
We went to Michael German, a fellow with the Brennan Center for Justice’s Liberty and National Security Program and the author of the forthcoming book “Disrupt, Discredit, and Divide: How the New FBI Damages Democracy,” to inquire about the significance of a seeming burst of enforcement efforts.
As of Aug. 22, 193 potential vaping-related illnesses in 22 states — including Minnesota — had been reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The high profile, religiously based moral outrage at President Trump’s immigration policies seems to be spurring some rethinking of what it means to be Christian in America.
This summer, more than 600 wildfires have consumed more than 2.4 million acres of forest across Alaska. Fires are raging in northern Canada. In Siberia, choking smoke from 13 million acres is blanketing towns and cities.
The higher education world has been rocked by the news that the University of Alaska’s state appropriations were slashed by nearly $136 million, 41% of its general fund appropriation to the university.
“It’s a scam,” said Andy Borst, director of undergraduate admissions at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. “Wealthy families are manipulating the financial aid process to be eligible for financial aid they would not be otherwise eligible for.”
Half a century after Neil Armstrong stepped onto the Moon, can NASA recover the sense of adventure that sparked its Cold War triumph?
When government turns a blind eye, for-profit colleges fail to fulfill promise of a fast path to a new career and leave students in debt.
The information in the databases comes from foreign police and militaries, and it is being used to detain migrants and separate them from their children.
The Trump administration has weakened legal protections for farmers and eased off enforcing rules on powerful meat companies.
Students 25 and older juggle jobs, kids and bills without the support many say they need.
“Even just the moniker, like ‘the opioid epidemic,’ out of the gate, is problematic and incorrect,” said Leo Beletsky, an associate professor at Northeastern University. “This was never just about opioids.”
Researchers find that climate change-caused variations in Wisconsin lake levels have begun to reverse recent gains in controlling environmental mercury.
Within two years, Illinois could have more than 7,000 video gambling establishments, 5,000 lotterylike sports betting kiosk locations, 16 casinos, five racinos and online sports gambling accessible on millions of mobile phones.
Parents say it’s often impossible to find schools to educate bright kids who have disabilities. Now some are fighting to change that.
Having a lawyer is an important factor in getting released. A Dane County, Wisconsin, program helps immigrants get out of jail and challenge efforts to deport them.
Children of parents who attended a high-quality preschool program in the 1960s were better educated, healthier, better employed and more likely to stay stably married, especially if they were boys born to preschool-educated fathers.
Scientists caution that weakening the Migratory Bird Treaty Act imperils many types of birds that are endangered or declining in numbers, and it also eliminates an important source of wetlands restoration funding: penalties paid by violators.