The US air force has fired two more nuclear commanders and disciplined a third, fresh evidence of leadership lapses in a nuclear missile corps that has suffered several recent setbacks including the removal
Young children sit on the laps of medical staff, watching intently as a briefing describes the dangers of Ebola. Foreigners and citizens arriving at the capital’s airport are held in quarantine for weeks.
Marijuana's legalization has previously been considered in terms of two propositions. Stop arresting people for its use and replace it's criminal prohibition with a legal regulatory system. The creation
The term "truth serum" refers to a number of mind-altering drugs that make you incapable of lying, or so the theory goes. Yes, such mind-altering drugs exist, but their effect does not completely inhibit
A study has found that drinking too much coffee can radically reduce a man’s ability to father children Drinking too much coffee can radically reduce a man’s ability to father children, a study has found.
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The Ebola news keeps pouring in. Two nurses who treated the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States are in isolation. A nursing assistant in Spain who contracted the disease has been declared
Driverless cars? Google has already wheeled one out. Robo-cops? Prototypes are on the scene. Love-bots? One in six people say they would have sex with an android. But how many people would want to go the
The microbiologist who helped identify the Ebola virus in 1976 has urged David Cameron to support a "quasi-military intervention" to stop the current epidemic, which is spreading unchecked in west Africa.
On June 28, 2009, the world-famous physicist Stephen Hawking threw a party at the University of Cambridge, complete with balloons, hors d'oeuvres and iced champagne. Everyone was invited but no one showed
Images showing high-powered military rifles in the hands of law enforcement in Ferguson, Mo., after the police shooting of an unarmed black man focused attention on a controversial Pentagon program that
Law enforcement officers wait to advance Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, after firing tear gas to disperse a crowd in Ferguson, Mo. (AP/Charlie Riedel) August 31, 2014 8:00PM (UTC) This originally appeared on Peter
Are electronic cigarettes a bridge to help people quit smoking or a gateway to start smoking young? Either way, a leading heart health organization says it's high time that federal laws prohibit the sale
It’s a paradox of Barack Obama’s presidency: The first African-American to run the country finds himself in the tensest racial confrontation of his tenure but is constrained from addressing the nation’s
U.S. news July 31, 2014, 11:49 AM GMT / Updated July 31, 2014, 2:32 PM GMT One of the FBI’s 10 Most Wanted surrendered in Mexico and has been returned to authorities in Louisiana, the bureau said. Jose
Argentina's bonds and stocks fell sharply in trading Thursday as the country slid into default on its international debt for the second time in 13 years. As eleventh hour negotiations between government
Android launchers allow you to make your phone even more personal and catered to your specific tastes. A launcher is essentially a home screen replacement for your Android phone. You can turn them on off
Why do some of China’s biggest tech companies engage in the sincerest form of flattery? This week Lei Jun, the chief executive of Xiaomi—recently rebranded internationally as Mi—stood on stage in a black