New data-sharing rules for EU and US adopted

BRUSSELS (AP) — New rules governing trans-Atlantic data transfers were formally approved Tuesday, months after Europe's top court ruled against the previous arrangements amid concerns over the surveillance activities of U.S. intelligence agencies.

  • Written by PAN PYLAS, Associated Press, JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, Associated Press

Exceptions to rule: Big cities where homes remain affordable

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Until recently, Christina Brouk was living with her parents. Now, still in her early 20s, she's living the American dream of home ownership — the same dream that's grown elusive for many young adults since the housing bubble peaked 10 years ago.

  • Written by JIM SALTER, Associated Press

Organ transplants have come a long way but hurdles remain

WASHINGTON (AP) — Brenda Hudson recalls weeks spent in a glass-enclosed isolation room after her first kidney transplant, her family allowed to visit only when suited up against germs.

  • Written by LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer