July 9, 2013 One Siberian city is tackling the problem of drug-resistant tuberculosis with a health program affectionately named for an earlier Russian innovation. In the modern Sputnik program, teams of nurses travel around the sprawling city of Tomsk, finding and treating the TB patients who are the hardest to reach.
July 8, 2013 More same-sex married couples are likely to avail themselves of federal benefits now that the Supreme Court has struck down the Defense of Marriage Act. But precisely how many may do so is difficult to estimate — because no one knows exactly how many legally married same-sex couples live in the U.S.
July 8, 2013 After Asiana Flight 214's crash-landing in San Francisco, many weekend travelers were left stranded across the country. But the way airlines route such passengers to their destinations isn't based on how long they have been stranded, but rather on how frequently they fly and their "value" to the airline.