United States' Jason Richardson was awarded a gold medal after Cuba's Dayron Robles was disqualified in the 110 meter hurdles.
Chocolate still isn't proven to prevent heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. But people who eat a lot of it are less likely to have those health problems, according to a new study in the British Medical Journal. The fat and sugar in chocolate...
Afghan President Hamid Karzai ordered the release of two dozen children the youngest of whom was 8 who were suspected of planning to carry out suicide bombings. Several high-profile incidents this year have involved youths who carried out suicide...
Tech prodigy Mazy Kazerooni turned a UStream gig into a hustle as Lil Wayne's social media guru.
A new poll finds that only half of uninsured people are aware that help is on the way from the federal health overhaul. Fewer than a third say they think the law will help them obtain health insurance.
It's still early to make exact pronouncements about how much damage Irene caused, and President Obama said the cleanup in many areas will be tough. But overall, the storm appears to have caused much less damage than forecasters said was...
After reports revealed mishandling of remains at Arlington National Cemetery, military officials are working to reconcile burial records of the 330,000 people laid to rest there. But two families who questioned the burial of their loved ones say...
San Francisco is testing a smartphone app that shows drivers the locations of available parking spaces and how much the space will cost. Under this new system, parking meter prices are adjusted higher in areas with high demand.
Six years ago, Hurricane Katrina blew up the Gulf Coast, killed more than 1,800 people and left hundreds of thousands homeless. On the Mississippi coast, thousands still live in battered housing, trapped by a technicality: Their homes were damaged...
Defying the terms of his release, the country's most famous social critic says Beijing is "a constant nightmare."