Government Shutdown: What's closed, who is affected?
The federal government shutdown only partially curbs operations. But the longer the shutdown continues, the more likely its impact will be felt. U.S. troops will stay at their posts and mail will get delivered, but almost half of the 2 million civilian federal workers will be barred from doing
US flu season gets worse, has 'lot more steam' than expected
The flu season in the U.S. is getting worse. Health officials last week said flu was blanketing the country but they thought there was a good chance the season was already peaking. But the newest numbers out Friday show it grew even more intense. "This is a season that has a lot more steam than we
New CDC numbers show the flu is still spreading wildly
More than 8 percent of all deaths in the U.S. are from the flu and pneumonia.
Federal officials say flu epidemic has killed at least 30 children
A deadly flu epidemic spreading across the nation has now claimed the lives of at least 30 children, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday. The CDC's latest influenza-associated pediatric mortality report released Friday shows that at least 10 children died between Jan. 6
Flu patient spikes cause Texas school district closure, tents at California hospital
A deadly flu epidemic sweeping the nation has triggered one Texas school district to cancel classes for the week and one California hospital has set up a triage tent outside an emergency room for flu patients. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has identified a particular strain of
Here's how a government shutdown could affect you
If the government shuts down at 12:01AM EST on January 20th – exactly one year since President Donald Trump ’s inauguration – it will be the first time the government has ever shut down under unified Republican control of government. Here’s a guide to how various branches and agencies of the
Peace be with you, but no touching: Flu season altering Mass
Widespread influenza across Maine has prompted the Roman Catholic Diocese of Portland to alter some traditions to keep parishioners healthy
More schools close across the US amid flu outbreak
Officials report there have been 60,000 confirmed cases of influenza since December as the CDC prepares to release new figures on the impact of the flu outbreak.
USA Gymnastics cuts ties with famed coach
USA Gymnastics officials announced they have cut ties with Karolyi Ranch, run by Marta and Bela Karolyi, in the wake of the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal.
Friday Rewind: 13 children held captive
Take a look at this week's top headlines, including the chilling details of the 13 children held captive by their parents.