The Los Angeles city council is expected to vote today on a medical marijuana ordinance which resulted in hundreds of pot dispensaries cropping up across the city.
The Hubble Space Telescope has taken the deepest near-infrared image of the universe in history, featuring galaxies that formed 600m years after the Big Bang, according to NASA.
People are beginning to consider how much they’d pay to experience space travel after Virgin Galactic unveiled the first ever commercial passenger spaceship this week.
Volkswagen has come a step further in its bid to become the world’s dominating car manufacturer after it bought a one-fifth stake in Suzuki Motor for $2.5bn.
Three bomb-rigged cars exploded in the Iraq capital Baghdad this morning killing over 60 and wounding more than 100 in what is suspected to have been a co-ordinated attack.
A man has been arrested for attempting to pelt former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin with tomatoes at a book signing event in Minnesota.
Talking monkeys may not be a thing of fantasy after scientists analysing Campbell’s primates realised the creatures repeat the same linguistic call patterns.
To understand the Hebrew Bible and the book of Jeremiah you need to look at the prophet primarily as a poet, according to David Rosenberg’s new book “A Literary Bible.”
Researchers believe a previously undocumented volcanic eruption 200 years ago in 1809 may explain the coldest decade on record which occurred between 1810 and 1819.
Google will move to display results from social networking sites in its search pages in a bid to head off competition from younger rivals Facebook and Twitter.
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.