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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg appears in front of the House Committee on Financial Services on October 23.

A congresswoman dared Mark Zuckerberg to spend an hour a day policing the same ‘murders, stabbings, suicides, other gruesome, disgusting videos&...

During an hours-long congressional hearing on Wednesday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was grilled about working conditions for content moderators.
HUD Secretary Ben Carson holding Oreo cookies

HUD Secretary Ben Carson sent a pack of Oreos to a lawmaker after he flubbed a question about REOs during a congressional hearing

Carson, was appointed by President Donald Trump to be the head of HUD, an agency created in 1965 by President Lyndon B. Johnson.
Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon denounced drug companies on Monday for not agreeing to support legislation that would require lowering drug prices.

Senators asked 7 big drugmakers to lower their prices. None of them gave a straight answer.

Seven top pharma executives said they support the idea of lower drug prices, but had conditions before they would commit to doing so.

Congress will grill 7 top pharma executives over the high cost of drugs today. Here’s how they’re set to shift the blame.

Pharma CEOs are likely to blame drug rebates for the high cost of their treatments, echoing an argument the industry has been using frequently.
Reverse-slope hearing loss is a rare condition that affects only about 3,000 people in the U.S. and Canada combined.

A woman has a rare condition that prevents her from hearing male voices. Yes, we’re serious.

A woman who can't hear men's voices was diagnosed with reverse-slope hearing loss, a rare condition with few treatment options available.

The notes Mark Zuckerberg used for his congressional hearing show how he prepared for one of the biggest moments of his career

Zuckerberg rarely speaks in public, and his notes included an answer in case he felt "attacked."

A speech scientist reveals why the viral ‘laurel’-versus-‘yanny’ argument has only one right answer

"Laurel" or "yanny" — which word do you hear in this recording? Speech experts have weighed in to clarify which side of the viral internet debate is correct and what's going on in our brains when we hear these words.

Here’s what you need to know about James Comey’s testimony before Congress on Thursday

Former FBI Director James Comey will testify before the Senate intelligence committee in an open session at 10 a.m. ET on Thursday, June 8.

I tried earplugs designed for motorsports at one of the longest and loudest races in the world — here’s what I thought

The type of intense racket that race cars generate can be very bad for your hearing.

I tried earplugs designed specifically for motorsports at one of the loudest races in the world — here’s the verdict

The type of intense racket that race cars generate can be very bad for your hearing.