Wang Lijun, Bo Xilai’s Former Deputy, Will Go To Trial , Setting The Stage For Major Political Events
New legal developments in China’s largest recent political scandal show that the government is moving ahead with efforts to bring Bo Xilai's inner circle to justice.
Two weeks after the slaughter at the Marikana platinum mine shocked South Africa, police fired tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse striking miners at a gold mine near Johannesburg.
South African prosecutors reversed course Sunday and provisionally dropped murder charges against 270 miners whose fellow strikers were gunned down by police on Aug. 16.
Hal David, longtime lyricist for composer Burt Bacharach, died in Los Angeles Sunday at the age of 91. The team's hits included “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ On My Head,” “Walk On By,” “I’ll Never Fall In Love Again,” and “What’s New Pussycat?”
Academic researchers out of Madrid have been able to determine the IP addresses and locations of the Pirate Bay users that upload most often to the site. This news comes after the arrest of the company's founder and increased pressure on the torrent site to shore up privacy.
Federal prosecutors have closed a probe into America's self-proclaimed toughest sheriff -- Joe Arpaio of Maricopa County, Ariz. -- on abuse of power with no charges filed.
Critics say the event was all bark with no indication of how Republicans will execute the bite -- or, in fact, a dress rehearsal for the next presidential election
Patricia Carroll, the CNN camerawoman who had nuts thrown at her at the Republican National Convention is speaking out on the incident which resulted in the ejection of two disruptive convention attendees on Wednesday.
Following the Congressional Budget Office's (CBO) predictions of the imminent "fiscal cliff" that will send the U.S. economy into a recession after January 1, 2013, analysts are struggling to identity the true extent of the oncoming threat. While the CBO estimates that unemployment will increase to about 9 percent in the fallout from proposed "fiscal tightening" measures, Capital Economics suggested in a U.S. Employment Report published today that the effect on hiring may be more ...
Once, Republicans Supported Collective Bargaining, Mass Transit Funding, And Even Progressive Taxation
A comparison of past RNC platforms truly demonstrates how far the party has swung to the right.
Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky delivered a fiery speech Wednesday night aimed directly at the policies of President Barack Obama and the Democrats in Congress.
In the wake of Demonoid's shutdown BitTorrent useres stiffened up when The Pirate Bay was taken down by a DDoS attack Wednesday.
Patent expiries mean annual sales of 15 different categories of heart drugs are set to fall by more than a quarter by 2017, from $83 billion in 2011 to $60 billion, according to consensus analyst forecasts compiled by Thomson Reuters Pharma.
"Everyone Over 50 Should Take Statins": Leading Doctor Dismisses Concerns Over Cholesterol Fighting Drug
British cardiovascular expert Professor Sir Roy Collins dismissed fears raised by U.S. and U.K regulators that the cholesterol lowering drug causes dangerous side effects such as memory loss, depression and sexual dysfunction, saying the benefits far outweigh any potential complications.
A federal court ruled Tuesday that Texas' redistricting maps discriminate against black and Hispanic voters, effectively killing the new districts before they could take effect for the November election.
The RNC draft committee has come up with a platform that was recently called "the most conservative" in modern history. But some Republicans have spoken out against some of its more controversial positions.
A new iPad game from the creators of "Infinity Blade" lets players duke it out as Mitt Romney and Barack Obama just in time for the debates.
One man has struggled to rein in a fractious tea party wing of his party, another harnessed those tea party-affiliated voters to become Mitt Romney's most formidable challenger, and the last could be standing where Romney is in 2016.
Do you look at a vacation as a guilty pleasure or a basic human right? The way you answer that question says a lot more about the country you come from than you may realize.
Long-Shot Republican U.S. Senate candidate Tom Smith of Pennsylvania stepped into the politically treacherous waters of the women's rights debate on Monday, making himself the latest in an ever-growing list of GOP politicos who have found themselves putting their feet in their mouths after flubbing a comment on the topic.
As Republican delegates nervously track Tropical Storm Isaac's path for signs the storm could sweep across Tampa, Jindal will remain in his home state of Louisiana to oversee its response to yet another major storm.
With a massive rally marking the end of his latest long-shot presidential bid, the Texas Republican demonstrated that his supporters will be making their presence known at the Republican National Convention in Tampa.
Libyan Interior Minister Fawzi Abdel A'al resigned on Sunday after his security forces failed to stop violent attacks against Sufi Muslim shrines in two major cities.
Even before Demonoid was taken down by the Ukrainian government last month, online piracy was under attack. The future of Internet file sharing sites could continue to favor the anonymity that sites like Demonoid tried to afford its users.
A Congressional Budget Office analysis released Wednesday warns the U.S. could be heading for a recession in 2013 if Congress enacts scheduled spending cuts and tax increases.
Sonia Gandhi, chairperson of the Congress-led ruling United Progressive Alliance in India, has given a go ahead to the younger Congress brigade to step up the party's retaliatory tactics against the opposition's offensive over a recent report of possible government corruption in the sale of coal concessions to private firms.
The government's role in the housing market does not generally inspire the same impassioned responses as abortion or health care, but the future of one mortgage tax policy could affect the fate of around $85 billion in taxpayer benefits.
A new study by the media watchdog group Parents Television Council found that instances of "full nudity" on television are up 407 percent this season. The study, released this week, looked at depictions of nudity that involved nude bodies obscured by pixilation or carefully placed objects, a la "Austin Powers."
Republicans comprise a majority of The Hill's 2012 list of the 50 wealthiest congressional lawmakers. But, seven of the top 10 richest members of Congress are all Senate Democrats.
Puerto Ricans decide its future in November, weighing options that include remaining a U.S. territory or becoming a state. While some say Puerto Rican statehood is bad business for the U.S. others say the nation might be looking at the next swing state.