Beauty, they say, is in the eyes of the beholdee's in-group. At least, that's what they say if "they" means researchers interested in how we perceive political leaders.
We're entering a new era of space flight. The result — if all the new toys in development work — will be cheaper, lighter, and more frequent travels into space.
Al Qaeda discusses strategic attacks on chokepoints of oil shipments from the Middle East to the West in its first issue of Resurgence, an English-language propaganda magazine posted to al Qaeda online forum Shamikh1.info.
Good news, America: child poverty is declining! A Census Bureau report last week showed that 1.2 million fewer children were in poverty last year than the year before, a reduction that more than accounts for the entire drop in the overall poverty rate last year.
Iraqi officials on Thursday accused ISIS of attacking police with chlorine gas. Eleven police officers were taken to a hospital 50 miles north of Baghdad last month with dizziness, vomiting, and severe breathing trouble.
For more than 100 years, archaeologists have been baffled by the markings on the clay "Phaistos disk," which dates to roughly 1,700 B.C.E.
1. New York doctor diagnosed as city's first Ebola case A New York City doctor tested positive for Ebola on Thursday, becoming the city's first case.
Wisconsin's Republican govern is caught in a tight re-election race against Democratic challenger Mary Burke, but it wasn't Burke who brought Scott Walker's bald spot into the race.
President Obama is sending military personnel and $750 million to Liberia and other Ebola-afflicted countries in West Africa.
Your typical haunted house might make your heart race, your skin shiver, and your knees go weak — but all in all, they tend to be pretty predictable.
Twenty-one years after releasing his last pop album, 15 years removed from his induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, nearly a decade since his last stint in rehab for alcohol abuse, four years after undergoing double-hip-replacement surgery, Billy Joel, at age 65, is enjoying an exceedingly rare moment of critical adulation and respect.
Republicans have been blaming President Obama and Dr. Thomas Frieden, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), for allowing Ebola to gain a foothold in the United States.
On Thursday afternoon, a man wielding a hatchet attacked four rookie New York Police Department officers posing for a photo on a busy commercial street in Queens.
For some inexplicable reason, a woman who thinks she can improve upon the beauty of nature is traveling around the United States, defacing rocks in national parks with strange portraits.
After Dr. Craig Spencer tested positive for Ebola on Thursday, New York City quarantined his fiancée and two friends, city health commissioner Mary Bassett said, adding that none of the three is exhibiting any symptoms.
A total of 307 people died trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border in fiscal year 2014, which ended in September, The Associated Press reports, citing U.S.
On Thursday, European Union leaders announced that they've reached an agreement to cut greenhouse gas emissions by at least 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030.
With the help of Harry Styles, a writer has turned her fan fiction into four books and a six-figure paycheck.
After a Florida mom succeeded in getting Toys R Us to pull Breaking Bad action figures off its shelves, the move by the toy chain has now gotten a pointed response — from Jesse Pinkman himself.
The first case of Ebola in Mali was reported late Thursday, with Health Minister Ousmane Kone making the announcement on television.