Fearing the spread of drug-resistant bacteria, the Food and Drug Administration has asked pharmaceutical companies to stop dispensing antibiotics to livestock without a prescription.
A Pew research report reveals that one in five adults in the United States don't use the Internet. What do you think?
The California Supreme Court ruled that employers were under no obligation to ensure workers take their legally mandated lunch breaks.
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Newark, NJ mayor Cory Booker was treated for smoke inhalation and second-degree burns after rescuing his elderly neighbor from a burning house.
As quality of life improves around the world, the rate of dementia is on track to triple within the next 40 years, creating a financial ...
Six and a half weeks after the incident, George Zimmerman was arrested and charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.
The White House warned North Korea that if it went ahead with a planned long-range missile test, the United States would withhold food aid from ...
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.