Synchronised bomb attacks massacred 46-people yesterday in Pakistan in a suspected backlash by insurgents after an attempted military crackdown on the Taliban.
More than 20 per cent of America’s water treatment systems have violated provisions of the Safe Drinking Water Act in the last five years, according to federal data.
The philandering activities of golfer Tiger Woods reveal a deep-rooted insecurity because the women all look like Barbie dolls, writes Eugene Robinson.
At the Copenhagen Summit the US government declared that greenhouse gases threaten human health - a move that could allow a bypassing of Congress in order to enforce emission cuts
David Mamet’s new play “Race” which opened on Broadway last night is about two lawyers defending a rich white man against charges of raping his black girlfriend.
The White House gate-crashers are just the latest in a long line of security breaches which include admitting a family in a minivan and a delivery driver to the presidential home.
Fifty people have been detained after martial law was imposed in a southern Philippines province where 57 people were killed in a massacre two weeks ago.
A writer for The Salon ponders the intellectual stimulus of being a stay-at-home-father and asks “Is my kids making me not smart?”
A man from Houston who claimed to have thwarted a terrorist attack on an AirTran flight from Atlanta was not on the plane according to the flight company’s documents.
Today 56 newspapers in 45 countries and 20 languages will speak in a common editorial voice to force world leaders to take decisive action against climate change.
A group of butterflies sent into outer space as part of an experiment are having trouble flying in the low gravity conditions which flings them into “chaotic and rapid flight”.
A new report predicts that parts of coastal Australia will fall into the sea – abandoned by governments which are refusing to finance combative measures.
Despite it being illegal to burn forests to clear land in Indonesia the practise is still widely maintained in Sumatra where what was once virgin forest is being decimated.
The cuts in greenhouse gas emissions being proposed in Copenhagen today are “completely inadequate” to stop climate change, scientists have warned.
MTV is leading a publicity campaign aimed at adolescents to discourage sending sexually explicit text messages and photos via cell phones.