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Philip Morris tries to sell idea of 'safer' tobacco; some dubious

A Lung Association report finds states are not doing enough to help people stop smoking. And now, Philip Morris wants approval to sell a new kind of tobacco product.

Philippine volcano spews ash and lava, 56,000 have fled

Lava fountains gushed 2,300 feet above Mount Mayon's crater and ash plumes rose up to 1.9 miles Monday night, in a dazzling but increasingly dangerous display.

Schumer admits no guarantee on DACA vote

The Senate Democratic leader said Democrats will hold Republicans accountable if they break their promise to allow a vote on DACA by Feb. 8.

Two dead in Kentucky high school shooting

A 15-year-old student at Marshall County High School faces two possible charges of murder and "numerous" counts of attempted murder, authorities said.

Why does flu kill people?

Influenza virus can kill people very quickly, with a cytokine storm, organ damage and the worsening of existing diseases, doctors say.