Liberia shuts borders to curb Ebola
Most border crossings in Liberia are closed and communities hit by an Ebola outbreak face quarantine to stop the virus spreading.
After 6 weeks, finally a deal on VA health care
After more than six weeks of sometimes testy talks, House and Senate negotiators have agreed on a compromise plan to fix a veterans health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records covering up delays.
Virus drugmaker fights pediatricians' new advice
A costly drug given mostly to premature babies is at the center of a clash between the manufacturer and the nation's leading pediatrician's group, which recommends scaling back use of the medicine.
Fist bumps less germy than handshakes, study says
When it comes to preventing the spread of germs, maybe the president is on to something with his fondness for fist bumps.