Food writer Andrea Weigl was intimidated by the thought of making Asian dumplings. She was surprised to find that dumplings and pot stickers are easy to pull together on a weeknight, and the recipe makes so many that she can stash future meals in the freezer.
Excerpts from arguments before the Supreme Court on Wednesday about whether the nation's health care law makes subsidies for buying insurance available to residents of all states, or only to people in states that establish their own insurance exchanges:
Alexa Fraser's 90-year-old father Alex suffered from advanced Parkinson's disease. He injured himself in painful falls and struggled to eat and drink. On Wednesday, while rallying for right-to-die legislation in Maryland, she described the difficulty her father had in ending his life last year on his terms, finally succeeding with a self-inflicted gunshot to the head.
A child has a genetic disease that will likely kill her by age 2. The only treatment is a stem cell transplant from cord blood, and the only way to get that treatment is to be screened for the disease at birth. Doing that will cost Kentucky taxpayers about $750,000 for a disease that affects 1 in 100,000 people in a state that averages 60,000 births each year.
A 5-year-old honorary firefighter who is battling a terminal form of muscular dystrophy pleaded with Indiana legislators Wednesday to expand patient access to experimental drugs, including one his family hopes could give him decades longer to live.
Smog-covered mountains, gritty sidewalks, smelly fumes from traffic-choked freeways. The Los Angeles area was a tough place to breathe several decades ago. Now a study shows how much that has changed, especially for the region's youngest residents.
While the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments on whether premium health care insurance subsidies could be used in states that did not set up their own exchange, one Republican lawmaker told a Missouri Senate panel Wednesday that the state should bar such subsidies on its own.
In the wake of one of the worst measles outbreaks in recent history, a California lawmaker proposed a bill Wednesday that would require all child care and pre-school workers to get vaccinated against several contagious diseases.
The Army says the last of a group of 150 Fort Carson soldiers is back in the United States after spending four months in Liberia helping to build treatment facilities to house Ebola patients and caretakers.