After a fireworks display at a nightclub in Russia during which the roof caught fire over 100 people are dead at an event celebrating the club’s anniversary.
The White House has announced plans to increase its drone program in the Taliban-overrun areas of Pakistan in order to compliment the decision to send 30,000 more troops to Afghanistan.
More Americans think the US should “mind its own business” in regard to the rest of the world, according to a new poll.
Wartime romance flick “Brothers” starring Jake Gyllenhaal has commenced the inevitable onslaught of Hollywood’s interpretation of the Afghanistan and Iraq wars.
An enzyme in human blood that enables our lungs to exhale carbon dioxide could be “the key to isolation carbon dioxide emissions from coal plants” in order to safely store them, scientists claim.
Johann Hari of The Independent is praying for the global warming deniers to be proven right, but asks why others are prepared to take a 50:50 gamble on the habitability of the planet.
Providing birds with seed can affect the evolution of our feathered friends according to research by European scientists – and could lead to the formation of new species.
A forensic study into shark DNA has revealed that many of the hammerhead sharks used to make shark-fin soup started life in American waters.
Some Catholic Bishops are threatening to deny liberals and supporters of abortion the Holy Communion lest their congregation take on more conservative views.
Senator John McCain is urging elderly Americans to chop up their AARP membership cards and mail them to the organization which he claims is betraying them by supporting healthcare reform.
Sarah Palin has jumped on the Obama “birth heritage” bandwagon by declaring that the legitimacy of the American president’s birth certificate is a “rightful” issue and “fair game”.
Last night officials began “chemotherapy treatment for the Great Lakes” when it began poisoning sections to do away with the invasive Asian carp.
One of Wall Street’s best-paid bankers, Hugh McGee, is trying to get his son’s teacher fired after she allegedly branded investment bankers as “sleazeballs”.
The British police have been accused of misusing powers granted under anti-terrorism laws to stop tourists from taking photographs of landmarks such as St Paul’s Cathedral.
In a move that infuriated gay rights activists, New York State gave the thumbs down yesterday to a law that would have legalized gay marriage.