As President Barack Obama approaches the end of his second term, there’s been much discussion of what his legacy will be. While much of that debate focuses on his foreign policy or his sweeping domestic policies, such as the Affordable Care Act, there’s another area where the 44th president has left a significant mark: making life easier for millions of working parents.
The push for gender equality in the military just moved one step closer. The House Armed Services Committee approved a measure Wednesday that would require women to register for the military draft.
A sponge-filled syringe that fills gunshot wounds in as little as 20 seconds could be a promising step toward curbing U.S. gunshot fatalities now that the device, formerly limited to military use, has been approved for use on the general population in America.
Siza Mzimela made history this year by becoming the first black woman to start an airline.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg just had a baby girl named Max, and to honor the occasion he’s giving away a massive portion of his wealth.
Chalk up another big win for public health: The smoking rate among U.S. adults appears to have hit a new low.
The world is for the first time on the verge of being able to protect humans against Ebola, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday, as data from a trial in Guinea showed a vaccine was 100-percent effective.