The hoax allegedly led to a 13-year-old girl’s suicide.
The 3-in-1 and 4-in-1 bassinets have been linked to two infant deaths in the past year.
Randy Pausch, a Carnegie Mellon University computer scientist whose "last lecture" about facing terminal cancer became an Internet sensation and a best-selling book, died Friday. He was 47.
Rabbi Yossi Feintuch says vegetarianism is a religious ideal. “When you read about the abuse of animals in our own industrial meat production, then you cannot say that God’s idea about compassion for animals is achieved,” he says. Feintuch blames the nature of modern-day factory farming. “When a shepherd slaughters his sheep, he has some personal sentiments for her, and he will do his best to make sure that she suffers the least, but that is not a value in the meat factory,” Feintuch says. “Judaism cannot be a part of that, as I see it.”
The last time I checked, it seemed as though we Columbians were in the process of trashing a pretty nice piece of real estate. But I’ve also observed the same pattern of rampant and reckless development, substituting franchises for farms and forests, taking place all across the country, so I no longer think it’s a uniquely local form of madness.
Boy Scouts who came to each others’ aid after a tornado that killed four of their comrades and injured 48 people were hailed as heroes Thursday for helping to administer first aid and search for victims buried in their flattened campsite.
The dispute between Google and Facebook reflects the fact that for Web companies, there is nothing casual about the business of Internet socializing: There’s too much money, maybe billions, at stake.
Most travel guides tell you where to get a good meal, how to plan a relaxing weekend away from the city or which five-star hotel has the best towels.
This is not that kind of travel guide.
The Washington Post picked up six of the highest awards in journalism at a time of struggle in the industry.
Daniel Day-Lewis won the best-actor Academy Award for “There Will Be Blood,” while “No Country for Old Men” was living up to its front-runner status, winning best picture, best adapted screenplay for the Coen brothers and best supporting actor for Javier Bardem.
President Bush, standing before Congress one last time, urged the nation Monday night to persevere against gnawing fears of recession and stay patient with the long, grinding war in Iraq. He pressed Congress to quickly pass a plan to rescue the economy.
Read excerpts from tonight's State of the Union speech by President Bush, scheduled to begin at 8 p.m.
From Mombasa’s sandy shores on the Indian Ocean to the hot tubs of Reykjavik, Iceland, the U.S. primary elections are creating unprecedented interest and excitement in a global audience that normally doesn’t tune in until the general election in November.
Sen. Kit Bond listed a water projects bill as one of his major accomplishments, while Sen. Claire McCaskill said she was most proud of an amendment to create a commission to investigate war contract mismanagement.
Pakistanis in Columbia and across the U.S. mourned Benazir Bhutto and worried that her assassination could destabilize their homeland and threaten the safety of family members living there.
The assassination of former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto has dealt a severe blow to U.S. efforts to restore stability and democracy in a turbulent, nuclear-armed Islamic nation that has been a critical ally in the war on terror.
Pakistan is a nation with a complex history and an uneasy relationship with the world community. Here's some of what you might need to know to understand the circumstances surrounding the attack Thursday on a Benazir Bhutto campaign rally.
Click here for a list of links to other news stories and blogs about the killing of Pakistan's opposition leader.
The first few presidential primary elections or caucuses of 2008 could determine who receives the presidential nomination from each party. Here’s a list of when states are holding their primaries.