For many obese people, weight loss surgery can be a new lease on life, but too few who qualify for the procedure opt for it.
The U.S. Marine Corps identified Wednesday five U.S. Marines that were missing and declared dead in a collision of two aircraft in Japan.
Border Patrol Chief Carla Provost told senators said a physical barrier along the border, not just detection technology, is crucial to fight drug cartels.
House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi solidified her efforts to become speaker by agreeing to serve in the post for four years to win over her critics.
A 16-year-old South Carolina boy pleaded guilty Wednesday to murder for the death of a 6-year-old boy in the Townville Elementary school shooting.
Running back Melvin Gordon, who has missed the last two games because of a knee injury, might be able to play when the Los Angeles Chargers visit the Kansas City Chiefs in a key AFC West game on Thursday night.
Spain will raise the country’s monthly minimum wage by 22 percent for 2019, Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez announced Wednesday.
Del Monte Foods recalled nearly 65,000 cases of canned corn over a potentially life-threatening problem with the sterilization process.
The House passed a new farm bill, sending the legislation, which passed the Senate earlier in the week, to President Donald Trump’s desk for a signature.
Wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. of the New York Giants, who missed last week’s 40-16 victory over the Washington Redskins because of quad injury, did not practice on Wednesday and remains a question mark for Sunday’s game against the Tennessee Titans.
Quarterback Ryan Tannehill of the Miami Dolphins practiced on a limited basis on Wednesday despite a right ankle injury, but is expected to play on Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings.
The U.S. Air Force’s first GPS III satellite has been encapsulated for its planned Dec. 18 launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.
Kickers Kai Forbath and Matt McCrane will work out with the Pittsburgh Steelers, NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero reported on Wednesday.
The NFL announced on Wednesday the five teams that have been designated as the home representatives in the league’s international games next season.
Baltimore Ravens rookie quarterback Lamar Jackson will be under center for Sunday’s game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, coach John Harbaugh announced Wednesday.
American Media Inc., admitted on Wednesday it paid hush money to silence women allegedly sexually involved with President Donald Trump.
A bump in exercise jump could lead to a jump in mood, one study says.
Here’s a rundown of the major players in the investigation into Russian attempts to interfere in the U.S. presidential election and how are they connected.
Engineers at the University of Zurich have developed a foldable drone that can shrink itself to fit through small holes.
Pope Francis removed two cardinals, each involved in sexual abuse scandals, from his advisory council, the Vatican announced Wednesday.