Dana Farrington appears in the following:
Monday, August 11, 2014
New footage shows dramatic operations to help people stranded in mountains in northern Iraq. As people flee militants, the Pentagon says its airstrikes have slowed but not stopped the Islamic State.
Thursday, August 07, 2014
The outcome of the hearing could put more pressure on the Supreme Court to make a decision on states' same-sex marriage bans.
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
The bank would pay between $16 billion and $17 billion for alleged mortgage-related abuses, according to a source familiar with the talks. A final announcement could come next week.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
New York and five other states are helping women on Medicaid get contraception immediately after giving birth. New moms can get an IUD or long-acting implant before leaving the hospital.
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Prosecutors say the company knowingly distributed controlled substances to customers who had never met with doctors. FedEx says it is innocent and that it will plead not guilty.
Sunday, June 08, 2014
The military was called in but the fighting is now said to be over. Pakistan's largest city has been a frequent site of militant attacks.
Saturday, May 17, 2014
Veteran Tom Tarantino says allegations of delayed health care for veterans should be taken more seriously. But he says the care can be great, "once you actually get in" the system.
Sunday, May 04, 2014
There has been great progress in improving the health of most young kids, but newborns have not seen the same success. Researchers know the main causes of death. The challenge now is combating them.
Saturday, May 03, 2014
The horse was the favorite going into the 140th running of the Derby, despite quirks that set him apart from his more traditional competitors.
Friday, April 18, 2014
Federal agencies are getting more time to review the controversial project, the State Department says, given an ongoing legal battle in Nebraska over whether the pipeline could pass through.
Friday, March 21, 2014
Satellites have focused the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 on the southern Indian Ocean. But without results yet, the effort also highlights the technology's limitations.
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
"New and credible information has come to light in relation to the search" of the Malaysia Airlines flight, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said. Four aircraft have been diverted to the site.
Thursday, March 13, 2014
After an 11-win streak, Chu was finally defeated. Aside from his calculated strategy, Chu is noteworthy for getting such an intensely negative reaction from show fans. But he doesn't seem to mind it.
Thursday, February 13, 2014
Media report Comcast will announce its acquisition Thursday morning. The merger would combine the country's two largest cable companies and likely draw scrutiny from regulators.
Sunday, February 09, 2014
The drug company Merck has agreed to settle with thousands of claimants who sued over the contraceptive NuvaRing. Hormonal birth control has never escaped controversy when it comes to potentially serious side effects, so how do women sort through the data and make a decision that works for them.
Monday, December 30, 2013
How do you set a resolution when you've already accomplished so much? These women have innovated and inspired, but they still have hopes for improvement in 2014.
Friday, December 20, 2013
A court ruling in the Dominican Republic retroactively revokes citizenship for thousands of people of Haitian descent living in the country. The issue has been building for years, and the responses that have appeared in op-ed pieces across the U.S. tell a complicated history — and offer some dire warnings of what could be ahead.
Sunday, December 08, 2013
What do 64-year-old swimmer Diana Nyad and 13-year-old entrepreneur Maya Penn have in common? At the TEDWomen conference in San Francisco, a range of speakers shared the ways innovation and ingenuity kept them young.
Friday, November 29, 2013
With babies getting bigger and moms' pelvises getting smaller, it's no wonder moms have problems in delivery these days. Inventors have come up with all kinds of devices to help babies into the world. Some seem promising, but others are a little far-fetched.
Saturday, October 26, 2013
The 1970s were a tumultuous time in the city's history, but it was also a time of great change for the Latino community, then mostly Puerto Rican. Photojournalist-activist Bolivar Arellano made a point of documenting the "good." Those who have studied his work say he captured the nuance that outsiders often missed.