Hopes of an early economic recovery on Main Street were dashed after 85,000 jobs were reportedly lost during December.
The Nigerian accused of hiding explosives in his underwear with the intent to blow up an airplane in mid-flight on Christmas Day has pleaded not guilty.
A complete set of 30,000-year-old teeth found in Portugal will answer important evolutionary questions about early modern humans.
Techies are heralding 3D television as the development that could save the industry from stagnation.
Female Facebook users are posting the color of their bras in order to raise breast cancer awareness.
Supporters of the Iranian Government have used the grave of Neda Soltan, the young woman killed during protests in June who became a symbol of opposition, as target practise.
Yemen insisted yesterday that it could handle its own security challenges without direct intervention from foreign powers “pointedly warning” the US to keep its troops out.
New research has found that there is an increased presence and severity of coronary artery plaques in men infected with HIV.
Two defense contractors have been charged with shooting and killing two Afghan citizens in Kabul and wounding a third, prosecutors said on Thursday.
Officials are warning that the World Cup in South Africa could be a public health disaster with half the nation’s prostitutes carrying HIV and half a million football fans expected in the region.
More than 200 former child soldiers have been sent home from Nepal after being disqualified for being recruited after the ceasefire code of conduct was signed in May 2006.
Australian sheep farmer Peter Spencer is entering his 47th day on hunger strike after the government rendered his livelihood useless “in the name of combating climate change.”
The New Jersey Senate yesterday rejected a bill to legalize same-sex marriage in the state with a 20/40 vote against the motion striking a serious blow for gay rights advocates.
Thousands of enraged Egyptian Christians clashed with police in the city of Nag Hammadi yesterday after a drive-by shooting the previous night killed six Christians and wounded nine.
Sexual abuse of detainees at juvenile prisons is a “systemic problem” according to a federal report which found that 3 out of 25 young prisoners are abused by their “carers”.