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New Research Holds Promise For The Most Deadly Form Of Cancer

Pancreatic cancer is the tenth most common cancer in men and the ninth most common cancer in women. However, it is the most fatal of all cancers – ahead of cancers of the esophagus, lung, and ovary – and is the fourth leading cause of cancer deaths. The 5-year survival rate is only 4 percent. Thus …

Former pope Benedict moves back into the Vatican

Meredith was my friend, says Amanda Knox in first televised interview

Amanda Knox has given her first televised interview, tearfully describing how Meredith Kercher was her friend and she was stunned by her death.<p>Miss Knox, 25, said she was "thinking about" Miss Kercher's family, adding: "It bothers me when people say she wasn't my friend. I was stunned by her death. …

Crime

Prosthetics makers to help in Boston

Makers of artificial limbs are volunteering to help amputees injured in the Boston Marathon bombings with some of their medical costs — joining a growing list of groups and funds aiding victims of the blasts.<p>Those who lost limbs in the tragedy could face the particularly steep medical costs of …

10 Years After 'Mission Accomplished,' the Risks of Another Intervention

A decade later, there are important lessons to be learned from that speech as we ponder military action in Syria.<p>Larry Downing/Reuters<p>In March, many commentators reflected on the tenth anniversary of the invasion of Iraq by the United States and its coalition partners by recalling the alleged …

FBI visits home of dead bombing suspect's in-laws

NORTH KINGSTOWN, Rhode Island (AP) — FBI agents investigating the Boston Marathon bombings have visited the Rhode Island home of dead suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev's in-laws and carried away several bags.<p>CNN says at least one bag was labeled DNA samples.<p>FBI spokesman Jason Pack confirms agents went to …

Dutch crowning: King Willem-Alexander becomes Europe's youngest monarch

King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands has begun his reign by paying tribute to his mother Princess Beatrix who abdicated in his favour after 33 years as Queen.<p><b>Tens of thousands of Dutch gather in Amsterdam <br>King Willem-Alexander: hard-partying prince who won over country <br>10 things you never knew</b> …

Ricin Suspect J. Everett Dutschke Arrested

The alleged child molester has been taken into custody for mailing poison to the president.<p>When Michael Best drove back to his quiet neighborhood in …

iTunes is 10 years old today. Was it the best idea Apple ever had?

Steve Jobs put a new slide up on the huge screen. "We started about a year and a half ago to create a music store," the Apple chief executive told …

Body Is ID'd As Missing Student Falsely Linked To Bombings

A body pulled out of the water earlier this week in Providence, R.I., has now been identified as that of 22-year-old Sunil Tripathi, a Brown University student who had been missing since March 15.<p>Tripathi's death is national news because of the way his name mistakenly — and irresponsibly — got …

Feds Search Landfill for Boston Suspect's Laptop

Investigators in white hazmat suits are searching a landfill for a laptop tied to the accused Boston Marathon bombers, a potential lead that emerged …

Accused Bombers Plotted Attack in NYC, Officials Say

The brothers Tsarnaev had plans to drive to New York in their carjacked Mercedes and explode their remaining bombs last Thursday, but their plans …

Support for N.Y. governor wanes after gun law

'Prefer someone else' tops current governor in statewide poll.<p>Joseph Spector, Gannett Albany Bureau | USATODAY<p>Upstate voters have biggest changes in attitude<br>• In December%2C 57%25 of voters outside the NYC area had favorable opinion of him<br>• In April%2C that number was down to 42%25 of Upstate …

Netflix: Most Watched 'Cable Network' Surpasses HBO In US Subscribers

Netflix has become major competition for premium and cable TV networks as it now surpasses HBO in U.S. subscribers.<p>The video streaming service said …

Bomb suspect claims he, brother acted alone

Suspect tells investigators that he and his brother learned to build bombs over the Internet.<p>BOSTON -- Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the Boston Marathon bombing suspect, has told investigators that the deadly plot was self-contained, involving only he and his brother and did not enlist the aid of terrorists …

During an interrogation that took place in his hospital room today, Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev reportedly told authorities that he and his brother acted alone in last week's attacks.

During an interrogation that took place in his hospital room today, Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev reportedly told authorities that he and …

Boston Marathon Bombing

Yeah, So, There Was a Team Named the Boston Bombers

Until last week, the Boston Bombers were the city’s only semi-pro women’s basketball team, one of more than 40 national organizations affiliated with …

NBA Summer League

‘Great Gatsby’ Adaptations: Ladd, Redford, DiCaprio & More (PHOTOS)

Leonardo DiCaprio has big shoes too fill. Sean Macaulay on which film adaptation is the definitive ‘Gatsby.’<p>Courtesy of Warner Bros. (1); Getty (2); …

Tsarnaev Brothers Acted Alone, on Plan Driven by Tamerlan: Dzhokhar

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the 19-year-old student who, along with his brother Tamerlan, allegedly detonated two explosives at the finish line of the Boston …

Justice

Olivia Newton-John's Sister, Rona, Diagnosed With Brain Cancer

Olivia Newton-John has revealed that her sister is battling cancer and the "Grease" star will postpone her planned Las Vegas residency to be with her family.<p>"Entertainment Tonight" reported Monday that Newton-John's older sister, Rona, has been diagnosed with brain cancer.<p>"As a cancer 'thriver' …

Gunmen abduct two bishops in northern Syria

<b>Militants in a rebel-held area of northern Syria have abducted two bishops travelling from the Turkish border back to the city of Aleppo.</b><p>The kidnapping was reported by Syrian state media and confirmed by a member of the official opposition leadership.<p>Yohanna Ibrahim is head of the Syriac Orthodox …

For Chinese Women, Marriage Depends On Right 'Bride Price'

Women hold up half the sky, China's Chairman Mao famously said. But in China, the one-child policy and the traditional preference for boys mean that 117 boys are born for every 100 baby girls. By one estimate, this means there could be 24 million Chinese men unable to find wives by the end of the …