An audio tape allegedly from Osama Bin Laden claims responsibility for the Christmas Day bombing attempt aboard an American flight, reiterates Palestine’s cause, and promises more attacks.
British graffiti artist and cult sensation Banksy will be heard speaking for the first time ever in a documentary to be played at the Sundance Film Festival today.
Neurons grown in petri dishes from stem cells have successfully been transplanted into animals’ brains and could one day benefit sufferers of spinal cord injuries.
School authorities face a dilemma now that marijuana is being prescribed to treat ADHD, legitimating its presence in lockers and classrooms across 14 states.
False claims made by the U.N. Panel on Climate Change about the rate of Himalayan glacial melting were used to win governmental grants and have embarrassed the scientific body.
President Obama’s new plan to stop big banks from taking big risks could be circumvented in dangerous ways having perverse effects on risk-taking says Bloomberg.com.
Vice President Biden told Iraqi officials during a visit that the U.S. will appeal the dismissal of charges against the Blackwater agents who killed 17 Iraqis in 2007.
A new study shows that sharing a bed with your partner at night makes you sleep worse and diminishes your mental acuity the next day.
Almost half a million gallons of crude oil have been spilt in a Texas port where a tanker gouged itself on two barges says the U.S. Coast Guard.
Stock markets around the world have fallen after President Obama’s plan to reform the American financial industry received broad support from other world leaders.
After success in Munich, Singapore and Venezuela, Burger King is opening its first American Whopper Bar in Miami which will serve Whoppers and beer twenty-four/seven.
After the Supreme Court reversed campaign finance law to allow corporations to openly fund political campaigns, 40 executives are asking Congress to pass tough laws in favor of public financing.
In addition to in-person visits, Illinois law has given divorced parents the right to virtual visitations with their children to be conducted over the internet with web cams or via instant messengers.
Proposals to speed up adoption procedures for orphans of the Haitian earthquake are raising ethical dilemmas about the value of psychological safety versus the reality of food and water shortages.
A wireless internet connection to the International Space Station meant to soothe the isolation associated with space travel has produced the first tweet from outer space.