After a campaign to publicize an invasion of Marjah, Afghanistan during which most of the Taliban left, coalition forces have moved in and secured a majority of the city only hours after invading.
The luge track where a Georgian athlete died is being refitted with safer walls after the tragedy cast a somber mood over the opening ceremony.
Google Buzz is under fire for violating the privacy of its gmail clients by making their email contact list into a public friends list on the new social media platform.
Amy Bishop, an assistant professor of biology who has shot and killed three of her colleagues at the U of Alabama-Hunstville, was recently twice denied tenure.
MTV, which now hosts mainly reality television series, has dropped 'Music Television' from its official logo giving the brand more flexibility.
Personal ads recently found from the 17th century are more about money and stability than love or romance; the uncovered ads are stored in the British Library.
Bob Dylan's first works on canvas are currently on display at an upmarket gallery in Mayfair as part of the London Art Show.
Son of the world's most wanted man, Omar Bin Laden says in a video interview that his father is more moderate than many jihadists and talks of his own affinity for western culture.
Patrick Kennedy, son of the late Senator Edward Kennedy, is the latest House Democrat to announce his intention to not seek reelection bringing the running total to 32.
While Greece confronts budget woes, Austria is shoring up its banking sector against questionable loans given to former Soviet countries in Eastern Europe.
Despite chubby infants having the oh-so-cute factor, many plump babies grow up to be obese teens and adults, putting them at risk of serious health problems.
Molecules cooled to less than a millionth degree Kelvin above absolute zero can still react chemically with one another despite the temperature causing near-negligible collision motion.
Today millions of Americans will scramble to acquire a piece of Warren Buffett, as his Berkshire Hathaway Inc. goes mainstream to join Standard & Poor’s 500-stock index.
The Hubble space telescope has caught Saturn’s twin auroras on camera during a rare equinox which reveals both polls of the planet lit up in a spectacular display.
Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has praised the "tens of millions" turnout at the government-backed rally marking the 1979 Islamic Revolution.