Homosexual activity has been documented in many animal species but labeling animals as gay carries social baggage that scientists want to keep out of their research.
The Los Angeles Times calls for studies on the effects of secondhand smoke in outdoor environments in order to determine whether smoking outdoors should be banned.
March Madness isn't the only insanity surrounding the American (and global) obsession with sports but just how skewed have our priorities become?
Treasury Secretary Geithner has delayed his report to Congress on the Chinese currency hoping to persuade China to appreciate the Yuan soon.
A Chinese oil tanker that has run aground on the Great Barrier Reef is leaking oil and threatening to break up entirely, causing a greater spillage.
Leader of the left on the Supreme Court, Justice Stevens is expected to retire during Obama's first term; Bloomberg looks at three potential nominees to fill his vacancy.
The Guardian examines the incoherences in Tea Party politics and spelling as demonstrators continue to modify (misspell) the English language in amusing ways.
Eugene Terreblanche, leader of the neo-Nazi party in South Africa, has been cut down by one of his own farmhands ending a career of political extremism, terrorism and violence.
New research finds correlation between worried pregnant women and their children who show slower cognitive development, but don't worry, the study concludes.
Bob Herbert of the New York Times writes that Martin Luther King's reasoning for contesting the War in Vietnam is valid in Afghanistan, but, like before, few are listening.
Scientists have blocked cell activity in the brain's moral reasoning region inducing people to use purely consequential reasoning rather than consider moral principles.
New EPA standards will regulate greenhouse gas emissions from cars and trucks through 2016 requiring a base efficiency of 34 miles per gallon in six years' time.
Ahead of Saturday's iPad launch, CNN looks at Apple's new computer to answer questions and distinguish it from other computers already in our homes and offices.
Romanians flocking to burger joints in their post-communist gorge may soon be subject to a junk food tax intended to reduce national obesity rates and fill government coffers.
Hirings in manufacturing and health-care industries boosted the national payroll in March though companies were more likely to take on temporary workers than full-time employees.