A beckoning light; a feeling of transcendence: these are two characteristics of a near-death experience that new research suggests may relate to amounts of certain chemicals in the blood.
Atheist social groups are sprouting up more than ever across college campuses emphasizing tolerance and proselytizing like their religious brethren.
In the absence of a strong federal response to record unemployment rates, local communities and cities like Cleveland, OH are the ones innovating to create jobs for their citizens.
Though many heads of state were on the plane crash that killed the President of Poland, the political machinery necessary to govern remains in place; an election must be held in 60 days.
Following some high-level diplomacy, Secretary of State Clinton says Cuba refuses to cooperate with the U.S. to preserve it as a scapegoat for Cuba's failures.
Russia is threatening stop American families from adopting Russian orphans after a Tennessee family sent its adopted Russian son back to Moscow unaccompanied, save for a written letter.
As a result of burgeoning domestic consumer demand, China posted a rare trade deficit in March but any significant effects are likely to be temporary.
A decade's old computing error has resulted in 800,000 U.K. organ donor files being mistakenly recorded; organs have been harvested without permission or the wrong ones taken.
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.