Less labor intensive and more profitable per acre, more marijuana is being grown in Afghanistan increasing the Taliban's profit from the drug trade.
Biologists want $60 million to map the effects of agriculture, development and global warming on earth's biodiversity; currently 140,000 species die out annually.
Gail Collins of the New York Times will support boring politicians now that those leading the national conversation are "all wow and no substance".
An auction house in New York City will soon be auctioning off old space equipment used to help NASA land on the moon during its famous Apollo missions.
Despite popular outrage over the accessibility of porn on the Net, psychologist Dr. Terri Apter says it does not demonstrably affect the behavior of those who view it.
Justice Stevens, who will retire at the end of the Supreme Court's current term, is a Chicago native where the political culture taught him to hold politicians accountable.
CNN looks at a list of potential nominees to fill Justice Steven's seat on the Supreme Court including current Attorney General Eric Holder and Diane Wood.
China may rely too heavily on property development to keep its domestic economy running foreshadowing a real estate bubble burst similar to the one in the U.S.
In the first UN climate talks since Copenhagen, poor countries who will be most affected by climate change demanded a legally binding treaty.
WikiLeaks claims to be working to keep governments and secret organizations in check by publishing classified information, but who is checking up on WikiLeaks?
The Congressional panel investigating the financial crisis wants to know if Freddie Mac and Fannie May were well intentioned or ridden with greed.
Iran has announced its development of faster centrifuges for enriching uranium but the advance, while scientifically significant, may not alter the political landscape.
Scientists have found a couple of 1.9-million-year-old skeletons in a South African cave that may be "a Rosetta Stone for defining for the first time what the genus Homo is."
The intestinal microbes of Japanese people have enzymes that may be particularly suited for digesting the kind of seaweed that is commonly used in sushi rolls.
Americans love a redemption story, and Tiger Woods is likely to join a long list of brands that have come back refreshed after a stint in rehab.