In the face of a family health crisis and growing resistance from Republican Party leaders, Rick Santorum suspended his presidential campaign.
In advance of its initial public offering, Facebook has purchased the two-year-old photo-sharing website Instagram.
After writing down deferred tax credits, the Sony Corporation reported an annual net loss of $6.4 billion, double its initial projections and marking the ...
A 10-year-old girl in Colombia gave birth to a healthy 5-pound boy, making her one of the youngest mothers on record.
A study of 1,000 children in California found that mothers who suffered from obesity, diabetes, or hypertension had a greater chance of giving birth ...
Pope Benedict XVI spoke out against a group of priests that has called for ordaining women and ending celibacy for the clergy.
The U.S. Coast Guard used cannon fire to sink the 164-foot Ryou-Un Maru, a Japanese "ghost ship" set adrift by the tsunami last year.
Internet giant Yahoo! announced it would lay off 2,000 workers in order to save $375 million annually.
FBI agents moved to impound a statue from the auction house Sotheby's after Cambodian officials claimed it was looted from an ancient Khmer temple.
A new study published in the American Sociological Review found today’s conservatives have less trust in science than the conservatives of the mid-1970s.
Following a prayer breakfast this morning, President Obama signed into law a bill prohibiting members of Congress and other federal employees from insider trading.
Due in part to GOP-backed policies limiting birth-control access, President Barack Obama has an 18-point lead against any Republican opponent among women in swing states.
Massachusetts-based company Terrafugia Inc. announced it has completed a test flight of its flying car prototype and will be displaying it at the New York ...
Abake Assongba, a New York woman who with her husband contributed $50,000 to the Obama campaign, is accused of defrauding people out of more ...
A Pakistani court sentenced Osama bin Laden's three widows and two daughters to 45 days of house detention for living illegally in Pakistan.
Authorities in Philadelphia arrested a 29-year-old man trying to board a flight to San Francisco with commercial-grade M-80s and a bottle of flash powder.
The solution to last week's brainteaser contained a mistake. The correct answer is five swastikas. The Onion regrets the error.