You may not remember the Jim Walter Resources coal mine disaster because it happened in the shadows of Sept. 11. More than a dozen miners were killed in multiple methane gas explosions.
In Libya, refugees are streaming out of Sirte, the last major town still in the hands of forces loyal to ousted dictator Moammar Gadhafi. Cut off from the rest of the country, without electricity, many knew nothing of recent rebel advances,...
NASA changes its estimated return time for the Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite and says North America could get some satellite debris after all.
Scientists were able to recreate what people were seeing by looking at their brain function. But don't worry, the technology is still decades away from being able to reveal your deepest, darkest thoughts.
So long as Republicans control the House and Democrats the Senate and White House, a basic dynamic appears to be set. On any must-pass legislation, the House GOP will attach spending cuts Democrats find objectionable and reject in turn. A...
12 people were killed in Syria protests today, as the regime is accused of torturing and mutilating an 18-year-old woman.
Some people are taking bedbug control into their own hands, buying and administering pesticides in their homes. But a report from the CDC that dozens people have been sicked from overusing or misusing the chemicals.
Death penalty opponents seized on the execution of Davis, whose conviction of killing a police officer was based on questionable eyewitness accounts, as an event that could turn the tide against state-sponsored executions. History, however, suggests...
The Mexican drug cartels have waged a ferocious campaign against the media, killing journalists who have reported their activities. Now it appears they are going after social media sites.
Federal regulators are moving closer to implementing new safety standards for table saws, which injure thousands of users each year. One possible solution is a safety brake that stops a blade when it comes into contact with skin. But saw...