In 1998, Al Gore proposed using a satellite and the Internet to let us all see the awe-inspiring view of Earth that wows space travelers. That satellite may finally launch later this year.
Iggy Ignatius bet that immigrants from India would long to live with other Indians in his Florida condos. He was right. Psychologists say intimations of mortality make us want to be with our own kind.
The ratings for the two most recent presidents had the biggest split between Republicans and Democrats.
The Army had declined to award the honor to soldiers killed during the attack, because it was a "workplace violence" incident. Congress has since tweaked the requirements to grant the Purple Heart.
Steve McNamara later walked his comments back, but says he and his group have been threatened because of their opposition to London's just-approved segregated bike lanes and dedicated traffic signals.
Officials are comparing it to the arrival of colonizers in Latin America. Excavation hasn't even begun yet and thousands of pre-Columbian relics have been dug up-- along with some tensions.
They each were cut when they were young. As outspoken opponents of the practice, they're accused of going against their religion. (They're not.) And of being brainwashed by white women. (Also untrue.)
A homeless crisis in D.C. mirrors the increased need for sheltering the homeless in several American cities. Administrations examine possible solutions before space and resources run out.
Libya's internationally recognized government is struggling to operate from the small eastern city of Bayda, far from Tripoli. The government's fate reflects the chaos that reigns in Libya today.
The claim was made on Twitter and reported by the SITE Intelligence Group, which monitors jihadi activity.
Think expedition to the rain forest, but one where you'll need a MetroCard to get around. The microbial life of the New York subways turns out to be as rich, odd and confounding as the city itself.
Lawmakers also introduced a bill to strengthen laws protecting farm animals used in research. Both moves come out of a New York Times investigation of animal suffering at a federal research center.
More than $300,000 has been raised in less than a week for James Robertson, who had to commute to his factory job by foot.
A pilot who partly backed the NBC anchor's account of being on a chopper that took fire is revising his story. Also, a newspaper is questioning what Williams said he saw during Hurricane Katrina.
An agreement for stronger ties with Beijing comes after last year's coup in Thailand soured relations between Bangkok and Washington.
The energy sector is laying off workers, as falling oil prices have slowed drilling. Analysts are sifting through the January employment report, which showed American employers added 257,000 jobs.
The court said the existing ban denies people the right "to make decisions concerning their bodily integrity and medical care" and leaves them "to endure intolerable suffering."
A televised statement said the group was forming a presidential council that would run the country. It called the takeover "a new era that will take Yemen to safe shores."