As the Obama administration approves $50 million more in funding towards Alzheimer's research, a paper calls into question the criteria for diagnosis.
Lyme disease poses its greatest risk to those on the Northeastern U.S. coast, according to a new study, which hopes to improve prevention, diagnosis and treatment of the disease.
Spanking your child may help now, but it could lead to antisocial behavior in the long run.
Researchers from the University of Missouri have discovered a new species of prehistoric crocodile, nicknamed the Shieldcroc, that is 95-million years old.
Is obesity infectious? A new study suggests that obesity, epidemic worldwide, may be caught like a cold or flu.
Russian scientists have succeeded in drilling into the 20 million-year-old Lake Vostok, an expedition over a decade in the making.
New Zealand court denied Kim Dotcom, founder of Megaupload and Megavideo, his appeal for bail on Friday
Slovenia's ambassador apologized to her country for signing ACTA, and called for mass demonstrations on Saturday, Feb. 4.
Eira Maghuyop, a 14-year-old student from The Ursuline School in New Rochelle, N.Y., committed suicide on Tuesday over bullying.
Soulja Boy is the latest celebrity to become victim to the death hoax, with users on Twitter using the hashtag #RIPSouljaBoy .
A former YES Prep East End teacher was arrested on Wednesday after he allegedly sexually assaulted a 16-year-old student, according to KHOU.com.
The latest Google bomb is Define British Person. A Google bomb, or Google bombing, refers to practices, such as creating large numbers of links, which causes a search term to turn up unrelated results.
Facebook filed a $5 billion IPO on Wednesday, meaning that the social media giant will become a publically traded company, and anyone will be able to buy shares of Facebook starting this spring. But what is an IPO?
President Obama defended some of his controversial decisions at the National Prayer Breakfast on Thursday.
The Osama Bin Laden death photos may be released to the public after all, after a Department of Justice ruling raised the possibility that portions of images or video of the al-Qaeda leader could be disclosed without core harm to national security.
Susan G Komen for the Cure, the largest and best-funded breast cancer organization in the United States, withdrew its funding from Planned Parenthood on Tuesday, but the organization recouped much of its lost money through donations.
Researchers have found and measured new alien particles that have made their way through interstellar space into our heliosphere.The heliosphere is the area encompassing our solar system.
John Fox, director of the documentary Gasland, was arrested during a Republican-dominated congressional hearing on Wednesday, raising questions about the hearing's public access.
John Goodman, a 48-year-old businessman from Florida, adopted his 42-year-old girlfriend as his daughter in order to shield his assets in a wrongful-death suit he is facing.
Mexico, where the deadly H1N1 worldwide pandemic began three years ago, has seen a large increase in the number of swine flu cases in 2012
A Chicago bound Amtrak train derailed in southern Michigan after crashing into a highway crossing. No life-threatening injuries were reported.
Wide receiver Roger Lewis, instead of announcing his college commitment, is being held in jail on two counts of rape.
It is National Signing Day 2012, the day when high-school football players make their college commitments, and fans are looking to see where receiver Dorial Green-Beckham signs
Some Apple users are unhappy with the way their gadgets are produced, and are calling on Apple to overhaul their production line ahead of the iPhone 5 release and make it the first ethical phone.
Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer rejected a film permit request for a Jersey Shore spinoff starring Nicole Snooki Polizzi and Jenni J-WOWW Farley citing quality of life concerns.
Mark Berndt, a 61-year-old ex-schoolteacher from Los Angeles, was charged with 23 counts of child molestation after photographs surfaced showing victims with their eyes blindfolded, possibly inside a classroom.
Virginia felt a strong aftershock Monday evening, registering a 3.2 on the Richter scale
The Burmese python is wrecking the Florida Everglades ecosystem and have devastated small mammal populations in the area, but its not the only species that is causing harm to the ecosystem.
Facebook is preparing to launch their historic initial public offering as soon as this week, with public sales of stock expected to begin in April. Facebook's IPO will be the largest ever at $10 billion; six times larger than Google's, whose IPO was $1.64 Billion in 2004.
A small earthquake hit a Chicago suburb Monday night, rattling residents but causing no real damage