Washington, D.C. During a Republican leadership meeting on Tuesday in Washington, a decision was made to abandon efforts to raise the nation's debt limit and restore military pension cuts because of lack of support from so-called "rank and file" Republican members of Congress. Now, a "clean" bill to raise the debt...
The VIP airplane that was supposed to be carrying Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has suffered a mechanical failure causing her to be significantly delayed. Her flight was to leave Townsville but was unable to take off and a replacement airplane is being flown from Canberra, meaning some of her...
NASA has reported that its SOHO, Solar, and Heliospheric Observatory, has detected two large Coronal Mass Ejections, CME, from the sun on November 23, travel as approximately 375 miles per second, or 1,350,000 mph. The two earth directed CME's are expected to reach earth sometime on or about Nov 25-26...
Brussels, Belgium At least 13 people are dead after explosives set off a Brussels airport and train station on Tuesday. The attack happened at  Zaventem Airport near the American Airlines desk in the departures hall. Within one hour of the first attack, another explosion occurred at the Maelbeek metro station near the...
Scientists at Geneva's CERN research center using the $2 billion Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer that was delivered to the International Space Station, ISS, two years ago say they think they have finally discovered actual 'dark matter'. The research team, headed by Nobel Prize winner Samuel Ting based in Geneva, say they...
Oklahoma City, OK A former Oklahoma City police officer was convicted on Thursday on multiple counts of rape and sexual battery against women on his police patrols. Daniel Holtzclaw, 29, was found guilty of 18 out of 36 total charges. Holtzclaw was accused of rape by 13 women but was only...
Brooklyn, NY A New York City prosecutor announced on Wednesday that all charges have been dropped against five teenagers accused of raping an 18-year-old at a Brooklyn playground. Prosecutors say that the woman had originally said that she was at the park with her father when they were approached by the...
Be prepared to win the lottery or shell out huge portions of your savings if you're wanting to visit any of these 15 locations for vacation.  US News & World Report compiled the list based on hotel costs, food cost, transportation, and currency strength. 15.  London.  If you thought it...
Cape Canaveral, Fla. - On board was Commander Christopher Ferguson in seat 1, his third space flight; Pilot Douglas Hurley in place 2, his second space flight; Mission Specialist Sandra Magnus in seat 3, her third space flight; Mission Specialist and crew engineer Rex Walheim in position 4, his third...
Chinese scientist Wu Xiaohong, a professor of archaeology and museology at Peking University, along with American scientist have confirmed from testing that a piece of pottery found in a cave in China that dates back 20,000. The shard was discovered in the Xianrendog cave in China's Jiangxi province, which...