Maybe the biggest lesson to be learned from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill is that things like these almost always have an anti-climactic ending.
The sins of the sons are visited upon the mother.
America has a proud history of podium-pounding politicians shouting at the top of their lungs for both pertinent and trivial reasons. But Rep. Anthony Weiner explained to The New York Times today why he chose to turn up the heat …
A gargantuan eruption of plasma on the surface of the sun has caused a celestial tsunami shower of ionized atoms to head straight for the Earth, which scientists expect to arrive at our planet Tuesday night.
One of the things we do while shopping without even thinking about it is wait for a cash register receipt after we’ve made our purchase. But new research is showing even a receipt can pose a health hazard.
Strange but true: despite blazing hot temperatures, sometimes in the triple digits, sweeping across the United States, the opposite is true in much of South America where a cold front has actually claimed more than 400 lives in …
Iran is getting its chain tightened just a few more links now that foreign ministers with the EU are pushing harder sanctions targeted at the nation’s energy sector, which is in turn aimed at hindering its nuclear program.
BP might be the corporate bad guy du jour, but the toxic transgressions of another multinational corporation are giving them a run for their money.
After a life in the public eye, defending human rights in South Africa, and becoming one of the world’s most recognized advocates of peace, Archbishop Desmond Tutu has decided to retire later this year when he turns 79.
A U.S. Department of Agriculture official who is African American has resigned after a tape of discriminatory comments she made at an NAACP event was posted to the web.
A day after BP placed a new cap over its mile-deep underwater oil leak, discovering that so far it’s working, President Obama spoke briefly, saying in Washingtonese, “whew!”
Newsfeed was going to be really cheeky in the way this post was to be written. But right in the middle of our smart alecky wordsmithing, BP announced that the current attempt to cap the three-month old undersea gusher deep …