In a story May 17 about a National Transportation Safety Board recommendation on a blood alcohol threshold for drivers, The Associated Press incorrectly reported the definition of a drink. The standard definition of a drink is 12 ounces of beer, 5 ounces of wine and 1.5 ounces of 80-proof alcohol.
A Los Angeles doctor was sentenced Friday to 14 years in federal prison for bilking patients out of more than $1 million by promising them that an herbal supplement she hawked could cure late-stage cancer and other diseases.
The World Health Organization says a yellow fever booster vaccination given 10 years after the initial shot isn't necessary.
A new GPS satellite has been launched into space.
President Barack Obama is planning a mental health conference next month in response to gun violence.
A hospital says a Turkish woman who was the first to get pregnant with a transplanted donor womb has had her pregnancy terminated.
An elderly Swiss woman who would rather end her life now than decline further in health found sympathy Tuesday from the European Court of Human Rights, which called on the Swiss to clarify their laws on so-called passive assisted suicide.
The government is running out of time to try to halt implementation of a federal judge's ruling that would lift age restrictions for women and girls wanting to buy the morning-after pill.
Another volcano in Alaska is heating up, with seismic instruments signaling a possible eruption, scientists said Monday.
Berlin's renowned Charite hospital said Monday it plans to investigate allegations that patients in communist East Germany were used as unwitting guinea pigs in medical trials for Western drug companies.