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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Scientists for the first time have tried editing a gene inside the body in a bold attempt to permanently change a person's DNA to try to cure a disease. The experiment was done Monday in California on 44-year-old Brian Madeux. Through an IV, he received...
McLEAN, Va. (AP) — By almost any measure, Democrats crushed Republicans in Virginia's elections last week, sweeping all three statewide offices and knocking out more than a dozen incumbent GOP legislators. Add up the votes in all 100 House districts, and Democrats beat...
JACKSON, Ala. (AP) — Taking the pulpit at a Baptist revival at a south Alabama church, Republican Roy Moore quoted lengthy Bible passages and made only passing reference to the allegations against him of sexual misconduct with teenagers. The former judge found a brief refuge...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new $25 million fund is being set up through the National Trust for Historic Preservation to help ensure that historical sites important to African American history are no longer endangered. The African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund, announced...
The mother of a gunman who shot 14 people, killing four, during a rampage in Northern California said he called her a day earlier and told her that he was finished feuding with the small rural community where he lived. "Mom it's all over now," Kevin Neal's mother said he told...
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republicans who control two-thirds of the nation's governorships are gathering this week in America's largest red state, in part to strategize about how to maintain their political dominance. But electoral defeats last week, unfulfilled congressional...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Scientists for the first time have tried editing a gene inside the body in a bold attempt to permanently change a person's DNA to try to cure a disease. The experiment was done Monday in California on 44-year-old Brian Madeux. Through an IV, he received...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Can you call a tomato grown in a nutrient solution instead of dirt "organic"? Some purists don't think so. The National Organic Standards Board, which advises the U.S. Department of Agriculture, voted this month against a proposal to exclude hydroponics...
NEW YORK (AP) — A painting thought by scholars to be one of only a few by Leonardo da Vinci to have survived the half-millennia since the artist's death is set to be auctioned Wednesday in New York, where it is guaranteed to sell for at least $100 million. Art lovers have lined...