November 21, 2012 Cindy Michaels and Tony Consiglio said they decided to quit on-air because they thought that had they done otherwise, management would not have allowed them to say goodbye. The two said they quit over journalistic practices.
November 21, 2012 The last three decades have seen a dramatic increase in early-stage, but not late-stage, breast cancers, as mammography has become routine. Some researchers are concerned that women are being treated for cancers that would never turn deadly.
November 21, 2012 KQEDThe epidemic of post-traumatic stress disorder has pushed the VA to explore new and sometimes unorthodox treatments. In one VA facility in Menlo Park, Calif., veterans of current and past wars gather to meditate and break down the shields that combat forced them to hold.
November 21, 2012 The Gaza conflict took the focus off a possible confrontation between Israel and Iran. Israel has threatened to strike Iran over its nuclear program. Some see the Gaza fighting as a trial run, and it has been closely watched for possible military lessons.
November 21, 2012 A new industry of apps is helping parents stay one step ahead of their kids online, monitoring every post, photo and text they send or receive. Some argue this is necessary parental oversight in the modern digital age. Others say it sends the wrong message to kids and can backfire.
November 21, 2012 Why not on a Friday? And why not the last Thursday? There is an explanation. But you have to go back to things decreed by presidents Washington, Lincoln and Roosevelt (FDR, that is).
November 21, 2012 Jackson, who just won reelection in his Chicago district, has been dogged by controversy. He's been on medical leave from Congress for months and he is now under investigation for allegedly misusing campaign funds.
November 21, 2012 Although new HIV infections have dropped by as much as 50 percent in many African countries, the fight against AIDS seems to be losing its footing in Eastern Europe and parts of Asia. New infections nearly quadrupled in China between 2007 and 2011.
November 21, 2012 While they are minorities, a study found they need higher test scores than whites and other minorities to get into the same schools.
November 21, 2012 Easier access to oral contraceptives could reduce unintended pregnancies, doctors say. But the Food and Drug Administration would have to allow purchases of the pill without a prescription, and that's not going to happen anytime soon.
November 21, 2012 "People who have any brains" will avoid dredging up politics during the holidays, says one psychologist. But in our highly polarized era, family gatherings offer the chance for rare encounters with people who don't already share our partisan leanings.
November 21, 2012 Because Wade Michael Page killed himself, we may never know his motive for opening fire on a temple. In the end, six people were killed. The FBI says there is no evidence his affiliation with white supremacist groups led to the shootings.
November 21, 2012 Today is our day to say "thank you," so here are a couple of appreciations — the first for things that don't change, the second for things that do. There are no people in the first scene, two people in the second. One of them, I should warn you, is a sneaker-wearing swan.