A defeat of Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke’s quest for another four-year term could raise the risk of a “double dip” recession, economists have warned.
Aliens visiting Earth will be “just like humans”, sporting faults such as greed, violence and exploitation of the weak, according to claims by a leading scientist at Cambridge University.
An aircraft, suspected to be a US drone, has crashed in Pakistan’s North Waziristan tribal region according to officials and local residents.
Cambodia’s government-run drug rehabilitation centers have been accused of torturing addicts with “sadistic violence” such as electric shocks by human rights groups.
The parliamentary elections in Afghanistan have been postponed from May to September in a move to avoid a repetition of the massive electoral fraud that marred last year’s polls.
Al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden has appeared in a new video speaking publicly for the first time about the attempted Christmas Day airliner bombing, praising the attempt.
Fourteen bodies have been recovered after an Ethiopian plane carrying 90 passengers crashed into the sea shortly after taking off from Beirut in stormy weather this morning.
The daredevil who made the first unpowered flight across the English Channel six years ago is planning to sky dive from the edge of space hoping to break a 50-year world record.
International rescue crews in Haiti rescued a man who survived beneath rubble on crackers and beer for eleven days just hours after search-and-rescue operations were officially halted.
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.