The Texas school board's recent decisions to make the local curriculum more conservative is troublesome in light of the state's disproportionate influence on national textbook sales.
Google has announced it will select a city where it will install a super-fast Internet network; about 600 communities have already applied for the experiment to test the viability of such a network.
Researchers at the recent European Breast Cancer Conference said that up to one-third of cases could be prevented by a healthier diet and exercise regime.
The Department of Justice has released counter-terrorism ideas sent to it by American civilians including parachuting bears into Afghanistan to hunt for Osama bin Laden.
Washington's plans for a forward-thinking energy policy have been gutted due to the recession and name games that turned cap-and-trade into cap-and-tax.
China's investment in the clean energy sector nearly doubles that of the U.S., but its fossil fuel use is rising fast as well.
In negotiating an arms control treaty with Russia to reduce nuclear weapon stockpiles, Obama picks up where Kennedy and Reagan left off.
The JFK library in Boston will soon display a letter J.D. Salinger wrote to Ernest Hemingway from a German hospital during the Second World War.
A new Bloomberg survey finds that Tea Party activists who criticize Obama for his 'socialist' policies also support government regulation of Wall Street and a job creation programs.
A former Argentinian beauty queen is now one of South America's most wanted, suspected of using other models to smuggle cocaine out of the country.
The Times and Sunday Times of London will begin charging for online subscriptions in June, a move that is meant to boost paper subscription sales.
If only Miss Marple had been a bisexual biker with multiple piercings and a criminal record like the heroine in Stieg Larsson’s bestselling novel “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.”
The Baltimore Sun’s Dan Rodicks asks, what’s wrong with a little class warfare? He says it’s important for America to talk about the “breathtaking divide” between rich and poor.
Robots and smart sensors designed to support independent living for the elderly and infirm are being developed by researchers at the University of the West of England.
How in the name of God can the Roman Catholic Church put the wave upon wave of pedophilia scandals behind it? The Washington Post’s E.J Dionne Jr. investigates.