"I just invented a new political party," John Gnarr says. "I was not drunk or anything." He called his party the "Best Party." Because what could be better than the best party?
Two new elements were officially added to the periodic table this month, after being approved by an international panel. The complicated process took years; now elements 114 and 116 just need official names.
Seven decades after public health officials thought they'd eradicated dengue fever, the disease has once again become a scourge in Florida. More than 90 cases have been reported there since 2009. The stakes are high: The same mosquito that...
GOP Presidential candidate Mitt Romney will not participate in the Iowa straw poll in August.
The return of 3-D movies was a cashcow. That is, until it wasn't. John Podhoretz of The Weekly Standard theorizes why 3-D doesn't make a bad movie good or a good movie better in an already four dimensional world.
Officials said Thursday that they had the massive blaze about five percent contained. Light winds over the next day or so are expected to help firefighters make more progress. Still, local media caution that "full containment is nowhere in...
Gadhafi's troops have moved on from Misrata, Libya, but not after killing civilians and destroying homes. The city continues to struggle to survive after being left in shambles. Portia Walker of Foreign Policy takes a personal look at the...
Led by Dirk Nowitzki, the underdog team from Dallas could win the NBA title Sunday night against the superstar-driven and heavily favored Miami team, which boasts the talents of LeBron James, Dwayne Wade and Chris Bosh.
While Congress calls for Weiner to resign after lying about sending unsavory pictures via tweets, it seems to be forgetting the diaper-clad David Vitter scandal of 2007. The Nation's Leslie Savan ponders the double standard.
Too many members in the 28-nation alliance are not contributing as much as they should, the outgoing secretary of defense says. A "two-tier" NATO is unacceptable, he says. And American taxpayers might soon get tired of supporting the...