Two unfortunate people came down with botulism this year after tasting spoiled potato soup, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says. In both cases the soup, which was supposed to be refrigerated, was left out at room temperature for...
Economists looked at the unexpectedly bleak Labor Department report and said it gave little reason to believe the employment situation will improve in upcoming months.
President Obama said that the report "confirms what most Americans already know we still have a long way to go and a lot of work to do to give people the security they deserve."
"The economic challenges that we face weren't created over night and they're not going to be solved over night," Obama said. "I'm ready to roll up my sleeves" as are lawmakers in both parties, he added.
News of the World is preparing to close its doors and stop the presses after a scandalous week of unsavory press. Robert Zeliger pays tribute to the shamed media outlet in Foreign Policy's top five picks of NOTW's most sensationalist...
The trip across the border has always been perilous, but some Mexican drug gangs are now earning millions each year by extorting and smuggling migrants. Despite the increased danger from the cartels, one 15-year-old who was deported after reaching...
A 36-year-old geology student received a synthetic windpipe created in a laboratory from plastic and his own bone marrow cells. The transplant was needed to replace his natural windpipe, which was being blocked by a fast-growing tumor.
The sad story of a baseball fan's death Thursday after he fell from the stands during a Texas Rangers game raises the question of whether teams need to stop tossing things into the stands.
Exactly who's fighting for Moammar Gadhafi has been a question since the rebellion in Libya began. Rebels say they're facing off against well-trained and well-paid guns for hire, flown in from other African countries. But interviews with...
Friday's dramatic launch of Atlantis the final liftoff for a shuttle sets the stage for years of suspense and debate over NASA's direction. Once Atlantis returns, the U.S. is likely to go at least four years before it once again has its...